Surgical Training And Research Lab

Director
Steve Schomisch, PhD

Steve Schomisch, PhD

Director, STAR Core, Department of Surgery
216.368.6611
sjs12@case.edu

The Surgical Training and Research (STAR) Core at Case Western Reserve University is located in the School of Medicine. This core facility provides surgical resources to facilitate education, training, research and innovation for School of Medicine students, the university and affiliate hospital research community, as well as industry.

Our staff can assist will all aspects of your surgical training, research and innovation needs.

Training

Training courses and Mini-Fellowships have been conducted for General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Urology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Ob/Gyn, Emergency Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Cardiology and the Department of Anatomy.

Medical Students, PA Students, Interns, Residents, Fellows, Attending Physicians, Nurses and others are trained in this facility.

Research

Research projects sponsored by industry, federal and local agencies are conducted using facility resources to aid in successful completion of the project.

Resources

The Surgical Training and Research Lab space with a wide center hallway and four stations on either side with surgical tables, video towers, and integrated AV systems.
  • Surgical Training and Education Center
  • Surgical Research Facility
  • Live animal and human cadaveric Models
  • Tissue-based models
  • Fundamental and Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Eight Fully-Equipped Surgical Stations
  • Fluoroscopic C-arm for interventional procedures
  • Integrated Audio/Visual System and Conference Room
  • Non-GLP, Industry Sponsored Research and Device Development and Evaluation
  • Surgeons expertise available for procedural, instruction, training
  • Assistance with experimental design, IACUC protocols, methods