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FLS Training

Successfully achieving certification in the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) is a national requirement to receive the initial American Board of Surgery certification. For people who have already received their American Board of Surgery certification, the FLS certification is valuable as a foundation or supplement to any MIS curriculum.

Book Your Training

In order to be eligible to take the FLS exam you must follow the instructions via the self-instructional web-based program, available for purchase at Please contact the coordinator for more information about scheduling training sessions at the ATLAS program in preparation for the FLS exam.

The ATLAS Program Hosts the only FLS Testing Center in Western New York!

Testing Costs

Vouchers for FLS testing must be purchased via the FLS program. There is no fee from Roswell Park Cancer Institute to sign up for testing dates. There is a fee associated with utilizing the ATLAS program for training purposes in preparation for the FLS test.

2016 Test Dates

September 6, 2016
October 3, 2016
November 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

2017 Test Dates

January 23, 2017
February 2, 2017
March 3, 2017
April 4, 2017
May 2, 2017
June 1, 2017

Please schedule your test at
*We cannot assist you in scheduling this exam; you must use the webassessor to schedule your exam date.

Test Preparation/Reminders

Please follow all instructions, sent via FLS. You must have a photo ID and a printed copy of your FLS voucher (which has not expired) with you on the exam day. You will not be permitted to keep your cell phone with you for any reason for the duration of the two-hour testing period (cannot be on call during this time).

On your test date you may park in the parking ramp across the street from the main hospital lobby. Please proceed into the main hospital lobby to the information desk, located next to Dunkin’ Donuts. You may use the phone on this desk to dial our office (*8227) and someone will be down to escort you up to ATLAS.

Training Program

Obtain more information on the ATLAS FLS training program.


For any questions or concerns please contact:

The ATLAS Program 
Phone: 716-845-8227