22nd Congress of the Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society




Registration Includes:  1. Admission to all Academic Sessions, 2. Attendance (plus guest) at the Opening Reception, 3. All lunch sessions, & 4. Attendance at the Presidential Dinner

Additional options: 1.  Vineyard tour (Friday afternoon, transportation included) = $50 per ticket, & 2. Guest ticket for the Presidential Dinner (Saturday night) = $75

Hotel Information

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, Texas 76051 USA T: +1 817-778-1000

Room Rate (prior to 1 Aug. 2018): $179 per night plus taxes / single or double occupancy


For hotel reservation please visit the web page: https://aws.passkey.com/go/surgicalsocietyaugust2018

Or call the toll free number 1.817.778.1000

Please provide the following information:

  • Hotel Code: CMD
  • Group Name: Congress of the Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society


This hotel does not provide shuttle service to and from the airport.

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

Visit DFW airport website

Airport Phone: +1 972-973-8888

Hotel direction: 6 miles N

  • Estimated taxi fare: 25 USD (one way)

Driving directions

Take the north exit out of the airport towards highways 635/121. Travel north on 121 to the Bass Pro exit. Turn left onto Bass Pro Drive. Continue straight past the Embassy Suites on the right and at the traffic light turn left onto Highway 26 West. Proceed through the traffic light at Fairway Drive and turn right into the hotel entrance on Gaylord Trail.

Kids Club will be offered during the 22nd Congress.   This service is offered to all attendees families during the general sessions as well as all social events. Contact DeBakeyMEDDIS@gmail.com for more information.

Family Friendly Grapevine Attractions!  Take a look at these excellent opportunities to take advantage of during your free time.

All Interactive Sea Life Aquarium

Vintage Railroad ride at the Fort Worth Stockyards

The 6th Floor JFK Museum

Great Wolf Lodge & Paradise Springs Water Park