The Texas Health Minimally Invasive Technology Center was created
- Develop new tools and techniques that contribute to the
advancement of rapidly evolving technologies.
- Conduct clinical outcomes research into the efficacy and
cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive procedures.
- Train physicians and other health care professionals in the
use of minimally invasive technologies.
What is Texas Health Minimally Invasive Technology
- A multidisciplinary approach to the development of
minimally invasive technologies that encompasses technology
development, basic and clinical research, and education of
physicians and other health care providers.
- In 1999, a 10,000-square-foot facility on the campus of
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas was dedicated to our
program. It includes a classroom with an array of audiovisual
and teleconferencing capabilities, a skills lab to provide
hands-on training experiences for participants in educational
activities and a voice-activated sterile procedure lab for
conducting in-vivo clinical studies.
Who is Texas Health Minimally Invasive Technology
- The mission and goal of our dedicated staff of research and
education specialists are to facilitate quality training and
research opportunities for physicians and other medical
- An Advisory Council composed of physicians representing
multiple medical specialties and administrators provides
guidance for programmatic direction of the Texas Health
Minimally Invasive Technology Center. Many members serve as
course chairs and faculty for our educational activities.