Robert Steininger to give Surgery Grand Rounds March 8

Robert Steininger, MD, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Current Recommendations in Surgical Management of Diverticulitis” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019. All are welcome to attend.

The objectives of his talk are:

  • Explain the proposed pathophysiology of diverticulitis
  • Distinguish complicated from uncomplicated diverticulitis
  • Describe operative interventions for acute complicated diverticulitis
  • Define indications for elective colectomy in diverticular disease

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via video conference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota. For more information about how to view the presentation, contact Angie Flesberg at 701.293.4151 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.