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– Sep. 24-26, 2023 –

Advanced Surgical Procedures for the General Practitioners

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  • Date: Sep 24-26, 2023
  • Venue: Viticus Center, Oquendo Campus | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Surgery
  • Enrollment Capacity: 32
  • CE Hours: 24
  • Cost: $2,850
  • Instructor
    • William Culp, VMD, DACVS (SA)
    • Jim Perry, DVM, PhD DACVIM, DACVS-SA
    • Ameet Singh, DVM, DVSc, DACVS (SA)

Course Description and Objectives: During this course, instructors will focus on both the principles of flap creation and the clinical use of these flaps. Additionally, the performance of specific reconstructive surgical procedures such as pinnectomy, nosectomy, and mastectomy will be described in great detail and performed by participants in the laboratory. More advanced reconstruction techniques utilized during thoracic wall injury (eg. rib fractures, diaphragm advancement) as well as digit reconstruction procedures such as amputation and phalangeal fillet will also be discussed and performed in the laboratory. At the end of this course, participants will have a strong understanding of the principles of flap usage, the types of flaps that can be used for different surgical diseases and how to perform many reconstructive surgical techniques.

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William Culp, VMD, DACVS (SA)


jim perry




Ameet Singh, DVM, DVSc, DACVS (SA)

  • Grasp the principles of flap creation and their clinical usage.
  • Understand which type of flap to utilize for varying surgical diseases.
  • Be well versed in performing different reconstructive procedures.
  • Feel comfortable executing skills learned in their practice.

Viticus Group’s official lodging partner is Courtyard Las Vegas Henderson/Green Valley. Special lodging discounts are available to participants attending courses at the Viticus Center. Please make these arrangements once you have purchased your course by calling 702.434.4700 and be sure to mention that you are attending a course at the Viticus Center. To make a reservation with our discounted rate, please click here

Courtyard Las Vegas Henderson/Green Valley
2800 North Green Valley Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89014
Toll-free: 702.434.4700

 Courtyard Lodging Includes: 

  • Airport Pick up: Available on request, 7 days a week starting at 6:00a and ending at 10:00p
  • Guests will need to call the hotel upon arrival (702.434.4700) after they pick up their luggage. At that time, we will inform them of the area they will be picked up and we will send the shuttle driver.
  • Airport drop-off: All drop-offs are every two hours, starting at 6:00a and ending at 10:00p. Please sign up at the front desk at least 1 hour prior to departing.
  • Shuttle service to Las Vegas Strip: Pickups and drop-offs are outside the Mandalay Bay Tour and Trolley stop.

Drop-off Times:
Please see your Course Agenda for details

Pick-up Times:
Please see your Course Agenda for details

  • Please sign up at the front desk at least 1 hour prior.
  • Ground transportation to/from hotel and Viticus Center.
  • Be ready at the Courtyard hotel lobby 30 minutes in advance of course start time and board the van for the short ride to the Viticus Center. View Map.
  • Return to the hotel at the end of the instructional day.


Public transportation in Las Vegas is limited. If you are staying somewhere other than our preferred partner, you will need to arrange for your transportation to and from the Viticus Center. If you are renting a car, Mandalay Bay, Luxor, and several other hotels on the strip may charge for parking. Other transportation options for getting around are taxi service, Uber and Lyft.


  1. Scrubs are available upon your arrival if needed.
  2. Closed-toe shoes are required during labs.
  3. A light sweater for indoor areas.
  4. Plenty of sunscreen.
  5. Electronic charging device to power up.
  6. Valid ID - We highly recommend you carry your ID at all times in Las Vegas.


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