Oct 5-7, 2023
SMISS (Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery) Annual Forum 2023
President: Frank Phillips, MD
Annual Forum Directors: Hyun Bae, MD; Brandon Carlson, MD, MPH; John Chi, MD, MPH; Elizabeth Yu, MD
Location: Bellagio Hotel | Las Vegas, Nevada

The SMISS Annual Forum 2023 is the only major meeting focused entirely on minimally invasive spine surgery. This year’s Forum will provide practical insights based on real-world experience, and audience interaction. Multiple concurrent sessions will also allow you to catch up on the research updates of most interest to you. Young surgeons, fellows, and residents will benefit from special sessions to present their research.

Cadaveric Lab

Join small learning groups with expert faculty and practice hands-on techniques. The labs are supported by various medical device companies. Choose from one of our two lab tracks:

  • NEW Enabling Technologies Track: Test the latest planning software, navigation systems, and robotics in the OR—where it counts.
  • Endoscopic Track: Uniportal? Biportal? What’s in use today? Explore the latest in Endoscopic technology.

Lab Registration Fee: *NEW* $550 Members / $650 Non-Members

Young Surgeon Grant & Educational Track

If you are a resident, fellow, or in the first 3 years of practice, apply today for our SMISS ’23 Young Surgeon Educational Track:

  • Attend at least two non-CME new technology or workshop events on Friday and Saturday.
  • Attend a Networking Dinner on Friday night.
  • Receive a $595 travel grant as well as free SMISS membership for 1 year.
  • E-mail your CV to rgiven@broad-water.com to apply.

Apply by August 14; notifications sent by August 21.


Registration includes program sessions, materials, and meals listed in program.

  • Surgeon—by Sept. 4: $675 (member); $825 (non-member); after Sept. 4: $775 (member); $925 (non-member)
  • Physician Assistant/Nurse/Nurse Practitioner—by Sept. 4: $425 (member); $575 (non-member ); after Sept. 4: $525 (member); $675 (non-member)
  • Resident/Fellow/Medical Student—by Sept. 4: $425 (member); $575 (non-member); after Sept. 4: $525 (member); $675 (non-member)
  • Surgeon—Emerging Country: $475 (member); $575 (non-member)

Bellagio Hotel | Las Vegas, Nevada

SMISS Meeting Hotel-Cosmopolitan

The Bellagio | 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109



Stunning view from the Bellagio's Spa

  • Make your reservation by September 4. Any reservations received after this date will be based on availability at the hotel's prevailing rates.
  • Book online at: https://book.passkey.com/go/SSMI0923BE
  • You may also book by calling the Bellagio toll free at 888-987-6667. Ask to book a room for the SMISS Annual Forum.
  • Room rate: King or Double Queen room—$239–$279/night (+tax & $39 daily resort fee)
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Bellagio Hotel
3600 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States
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