Conference of South Indian orthopaedic surgeons from today

Dr Col M Dayananda
Udupi Today Media Network


Manipal, 01 September 2017: The 16th Annual Conference of Orthopaedic Association of the South Indian states (OASISCON 2017), held under the aegis of Kasturba Medical College and Hospital and Manipal University, will be held at the Dr TMA Pai Hall here from September 1 to 3, 2017.  About 800 orthopaedic surgeons from all over South India will be taking part in the three-day conference.



OASISCON 2017 will be inaugurated at 6.30pm on September 1, 2017 at the Dr TMA Pai Hall, KMC Campus Manipal. Dr. H. S. Ballal Pro Chancellor of Manipal University will be the chief guest. Dr. Poornima Baliga pro-vice chancellor will be the guest of honour.


Dr Sharath K Rao Associate Dean and Unit Head Dept of Orthopaedics KMC Manipal is the organizing chairman of the event and he will be taking over as the President of Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States (OASIS) and Dr Kiran V Acharya , Unit Head Dept of Orthopaedics KMC Manipal is the organising secretary of the Oasiscon 2017.


Live surgeries on joint replacements of shoulder, hip and knee will be one of the highlights of the conference. Workshops on bone models on various newer inventions, deliberations on various challenges faced by the orthopaedic surgeons on and off the field are also scheduled for discussion. On all three days, the deliberations will focus on difficult case scenarios the surgeons come across every now and then.


The Oration of the Conference will be given by Dr. Asode Ananthram Shetty - Hunterian Professor from UK. Apart from Dr Shetty, many international faculty members from US, UK, Holland and Singapore will participate in the deliberations. Many faculties from Mumbai, Gujarat, Delhi and Kolkata will be attending the conference.


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