CAST (Center for Advanced Skills Training)

If you are a practicing physician interested in learning new or enhancing existing procedural and clinical skills, Cleveland Clinic offers one-on-one instruction by leading experts and hands-on training that includes direct, supervised patient care. We believe every physician deserves world-class training.
About CAST

Advanced Training Programs

Take advantage of our preexisting courses, or let us customize a program for you.

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Travel & Housing

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Advanced Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Increase your procedural knowledge of advances in abdominal wall reconstruction.


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CAST Preceptors

Our preceptors are specialists in the technique or they pioneered it.

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CAST Pre-Application Form

Ready to train? Apply today!


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Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Learn innovative laparoscopic strategies and techniques


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CAST Staff

Our team is dedicated to ensuring a positive educational experience.

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Colorectal Surgery

Discover innovative techniques to foster growth.


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Endocrine Surgery

Acquire knowledge of developments in the field of endocrine surgery.


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Flexible Endoscopy

Be exposed to basic and advanced elements of flexible endoscopy


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Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Gain knowledge to begin a safe clinical and operative practice


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