Speaker

  • Ajoy S M

    Ajoy S M

    Dr Ajoy S M is currently working in the Ramaiah Medical College and Hospitals, Bangalore - An Alumnus of the BMCRI and Fellowship trained at NUH Singapore. Has done observership with Prof Beat Hintermann at Switzerland and Dr Michael Coughlin at Boise, USA. He is the present Hon. Secretary of the Indian Foot and Ankle Society and the Bangalore Orthopedic Society.

  • Anup Agarwal

    Anup Agarwal

    Chief Orthopaedic surgeon ,Sushrut Hospital ,India

  • Arvind Puri

    Arvind Puri

    Speciality Training and FRACS in Orthopaedics from New Zealand and currently Director of Department of Orthopaedics at Cairns Hospital in Queensland. Fellowship trained and practising in Foot and Ankle surgery covering both Trauma and Elective.

    Clinical Senior Lecturer at James Cook University, Queensland and Executive Member of Australian Orthopedic Association of Rural Surgeons.

  • C Sankara Kumar Chandrasekaran

    C Sankara Kumar Chandrasekaran

    Dr. CS Kumar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Traumatologist in University Malaya Medical and Specialist Centre, Kuala Lumpur. He is also the Past Chairman of Asia Pacific Trauma Society. He is also the President of Fragility Fracture Network of Malaysia. Presently, he heads the Orthopaedic Trauma Unit of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

  • Chamnanni Rungprai

    Chamnanni Rungprai

    Orthropaedic Foot and Ankle surgeon, Phramongkutklao Hospital and College of Medicne, Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Chanakarn Phornphutkul

    Chanakarn Phornphutkul

    Trauma and Sports Med surgeon from Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

  • Chayanin Angthong

    Chayanin Angthong

    Dr Chayanin Angthong is an associate professor in the foot & ankle unit f the department of orthopaedics, faculty of medicine, Thammsat University , Pathum Thani, Thailand. His current expertises are the ankle replacement suegery, foot and ankle arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery, and diabetic foot and ankle treatments.

  • Christian Fang

    Christian Fang

    Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon. Has deep interest and research in medical applications of 3D printing and patient specific instrumentations.

  • David Choon

    David Choon

    Past President Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association.

  • Dhaval Desai

    Dhaval Desai

    Consultant Trauma and Joint Replacement Surgeon,Desai Orthopaedic Surgeon,Surat,India.
    Member Regional Education Team(AOTAP)
    Education officer AOT,India(2014-2018)
    speciality:faculty education,pelvic acetabular trauma

  • Geoff Tymms

    Geoff Tymms

    Dr Geoff Tymms is an experienced Orthopaedic Foot and ankle surgeon from Melbourne Australia. He has worked and trained in many hospitals in Melbourne and overseas. He is head of Foot and Ankle surgery at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and also works at the Epworth Private Hospital. He has expertise in sporting foot and ankle surgery having treated many professional athletes and also interest in major ankle/ hindfoot recontructive surgery.

  • Gowreeson Thevendran

    Gowreeson Thevendran

    A specialist foot & ankle surgeon at Raffles Hospital Singapore. His academic appointment is with the National University of Singapore. His office-portfolios include being the SICOT Foot & Ankle Chairman, the incoming SICOT Scientific Programme Chair ( 2020 - 2022 ) and committee member of APOA Foot & Ankle section.

  • Hakan Kinik

    Hakan Kinik

    Born in December 1967, Ankara, TURKEY

    Elementary, secondary and high school in TED Ankara College

    Medical education, residency and current employment in Dept.of Orthopedics & Traumatology, Ankara University, TURKEY

    Chairman of Asia Pacific Trauma Society

    Ex-chairman, member and co-founder of Turkish Orthopedic Trauma Associaton

    Trauma section editor of ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA journal

    Member of TSOT, TOTDER, APOA, SICOT, AOTrauma

    Special expertise in

    • Orthopedic traumatology and management of post-traumatic conditions
    • Pediatric orthopedics
    • Deformity correction and lengthening surgery
    • Foot & ankle surgery
    • Bone & joint infection
  • Hitesh Gopalan

    Hitesh Gopalan

    is Clinical Associate Professor under the Kerala University of Health and allied Sciences(KUHS). He is the Chief Editor of the popular textbook, Evidence-based Orthopaedic Principles. Main interest being Trauma, Dr Gopalan has written several International publications, mostly in Journal of AAOS, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Injury. The AAOS has awarded his team for the best Video technique on 'Surgical dislocation of Hip' in 2018. He runs a very popular website, Orthopaedic Principles which is very popular among Residents and Consultants.

  • J Dharmarajan

    J Dharmarajan

    Director of Orthopaedics, Parvathy Hospital, Chennai

    Head of the department Foot & Ankle Surgery, Parvathy Hospital, Chennai

    Faculty/Lead-Research and academic curriculum, Parvathy Hospital, Chennai

    Secretary – NFAS

    Life member - Indian Foot & Ankle Society

  • J. Parthiban

    J. Parthiban

    Consultant Foot & Ankle Surgeon

    Executive committee member Indian Foot & Ankle Society

    Director-SRI HOSPITALS,Chennai ,India.

    Consultant Foot & Ankle Surgeon

    Soundarapandian Bone And Joint Hospital & Research Institute Pvt Ltd.,

    Gleneagles Global Health City,Chennai,India.

    As Organising Secretary For The IFAS International Foot & Ankle Course and The 8th PAREKH INDO US FOOT & ANKLE CONFERENCE Held in Chennai

  • Jamal Ashraf

    Jamal Ashraf

    The Secretary General of APOA and Chairman of International Affairs of the Indian Orthopaedic Association. He is a widely travelled Trauma Surgeon with special interest in Lower limb and Pelvi-Acetabular surgery. He takes keen interest in mentoring young orthopods and is the driving force behind the APOA Young Surgeon’s Forum

  • Jirun Apinun

    Jirun Apinun, MD PhD

    Instructor, Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University

    Consultant in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedic Division, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society Bangkok, Thailand

  • JP Leung

    JP Leung

    Past President, POA North Luzon Chapter

    Past Board Chairman, Philippine Board of Orthopedics

    External Examiner, Indonesian College of Orthopedics

    ASEAN Orthopedic Association Educ. Council Representative

    Past SICOT National Delegate

    Chairman, Department of Orthopedics, Notre Dame de Chartres Hospital, Baguio City

    Assistant Professor, SLU School of Medicine

    MS 2 Part-time, Benguet General Hospital

    AO Trauma Regional Faculty & Country Council Education Officer

  • Keun Bae Lee

    Keun Bae Lee

    Department of Orthopedics, Foot & Ankle, Traumatology, Chonnam National University Hospital

  • Kongkhet Riansuwan

    Kongkhet Riansuwan

    Kongkhet Riansuwan, MD

    Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Vice-chairman and Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma Service

    Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand

    Executive Committee, Royal Collage of Orthopaedic Surgeon of Thailand

  • Kumar Shantanu Anand

    Kumar Shantanu Anand

    Knowledge is a life-long quest and I wish to remain a student forever. Working as a faculty in a medical college, and as a consultant affords me that opportunity. APOA Congress is an ideal platform to learn from the wisdom of stalwarts and share my own views and understanding of the subject.

  • Lau Tak Wing

    Lau Tak Wing

    Consultant of Department of Orthoaedic and Traumatology of Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Specialised in trauma and orthogeriatric care.

  • Lia Marliana

    Lia Marliana

    My name is Lia Marliana, graduated the medical school from Padjadjaran University in Bandung and received my training in Orthopaedics fields in same University.

    Beside doing Trauma, interested in Sports Medicine.

    Involved in the training of doctors undergoing for ATLS, participating as lecturer and examiner in their professional examinations.

    I have served as the professional consultant in Crisis Centre of Indonesian Ministry of Health, whose objectives are to promote the knowledge and skills among healthcare professionals, and to advise the government and the public on healthcare issues."

  • Marinis Pirpiris

    Marinis Pirpiris

  • Mark Blackney

    Mark Blackney

    Mark Blackney has been in foot and ankle surgery practice for 20 years. His main interests are in minimally invasive surgery and sports medicine. He has been chairman of the Park Clinic Orthopaedic group and is current chairman of foot and ankle for St. Vincent’s Health, Victoria. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and GRECMIP, a worldwide organisation fostering minimally invasive surgery. He has trained many fellows from Asia, Europe and Oceania, many of whom have gone on to important roles in their country. He is sought as an international speaker and works in private practice in Melbourne.

  • Marut Arunakul

    Marut Arunakul

    Chief of Foot and Ankle unit, Department orthopaedic

    Faculty of medicine, Thammasat university, Thailand

    Clinical fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, US. 2010-2012

    Professional highlight: Best AAOS 1st place winning award for poster in the AAOS 2013 annual meeting (Foot and Ankle section), March 19-23, Chicago, Illinois, US (Tripod Index part 1: New radiographic parameter assessing foot alignment)

  • Methee Khongphaophong

    Methee Khongphaophong

    Orthopedic foot and ankle at Samut Sakhon Hospital, have experience in foot and ankle trauma, sport and reconstruction for 8 years.

  • Nikesh Shah

    Nikesh Shah

    President , Indian Foot & Ankle Society

  • Noratep Kulachote

    Noratep Kulachote

    Head of trauma unit, Department of Orthopaedic, Faculty of medicine Ramathibodi hospital, Mahidol university, Thailand

    Council member of Trauma section, RCOST

  • Nurettin Heybeli

    Nurettin Heybeli

    Dr. Heybeli serves as a Professor at Trakya University Med School, Department of Orthopedics &Traumatology in Edirne, Turkey. He was a travelling fellow for EFORT in 1997 and for EFAS in 2004. He was named the “Physician of the Year” in 2014, won the “Crystal Seagull” award in 2015, in addition to his more than 10 national awards. His main areas of expertise include foot and ankle reconstruction, arthroscopy, sports injuries and adult reconstruction with special interests including cartilage, ankle arthritis and total ankle arthroplasty, an area he personally pioneered.

  • Ozeki Satoru

    Ozeki Satoru

    Areas of Interest: Foot and ankle surgery for pediatric and adult

    Functional reconstruction using microsurgery and Ilizarov methods

    Biomechanics of the ankle ligaments

  • Pornpanit Dissaneewate

    Pornpanit Dissaneewate

    Orthopaedic trauma surgeon and consultant.

    Songklanagarind hospital, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.

  • Rajeev Vohra

    Rajeev Vohra

    Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Amandeep Hospital, Amritsar, India

    President -Elect, Indian Foot and Ankle Society

    IFAS-UAB Fellow, University of Alabama, USA

    ICRETT Fellow, ROH, Birmingham, UK

    AO Fellow, Essen Germany

    Visiting fellow Foot and Ankle Surgery:

    • Duke University, USA
    • UTMB, Texas USA
    • University of Toronto, Canada"
  • Rajiv Shah

    Rajiv Shah

    Orthopedic foot & ankle surgeon

    Executive Council Member, Global Foot & Ankle council

    Vice Chairman, Asia-Pacific Foot & Ankle council

    South Asia Coordinator & International advisory board member, Foot Innovate International Webinar

    Past President, Indian Foot & Ankle Society

    Managing Director, Sunshine Global Hospitals

    Vadodara ,Bharuch & Surat

  • Rizwan Haroon

    Rizwan Haroon

    Rizwan Haroon Rashid Foot and Ankle Surgeon Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi Pakistan

  • Siu Kwai Ming

    Siu Kwai Ming

    President, The Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association

    National Delegate, The Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association

    Consultant, Dept of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Princess Margaret Hospital

  • Surapong Anuraklekha

    Surapong Anuraklekha

  • Surasak Jitprapaikulsarn

    Surasak Jitprapaikulsarn

    Orthopedist,trauma unit,orthopedic department,Buddhachinaraj hospital,Phisanulok province,Thailand

  • Suthorn Bavonratanavech

    Suthorn Bavonratanavech

  • Takeshi Sawaguchi

    Takeshi Sawaguchi

    Clinical Professor Dept. Orthop. Surg. Kanazawa University

    Vice director Toyama Municipal Hospital

    Director Department of Orthopaedics & Joint Reconstructive Surgery

    Toyama Municipal Hospital, Toyama, Japan

  • Tanawat Vaseenon

    Tanawat Vaseenon

  • Terence Chin

    Terence Chin

    Terence is an Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon from Melbourne, Australia. He completed his orthopaedic training in Australia in 2008, and undertook fellowships in foot and ankle surgery in Melbourne (Mr Mark Blackney and Mr Harvinder Bedi) and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Professor Mark Glazebrook). He practices at St Vincent's Private and at Austin Health.

  • Vajara Phiphobmongkol

    Vajara Phiphobmongkol

    Chief Orthopedic Trauma

    Bangkok Fracture Center, Bangkok Hospital Headquarter

    Present position

    • Chairman of education commission, AO Trauma Asia Pacific
    • Pelvic-Acetabulum mobile team , BDMS

    Field of interest

    • Minimally invasive Orthpedic Trauma surgery
    • Bone lengethening reconstruction
    • Pelvic Acetabular surgery
  • Vivek Trikha

    Vivek Trikha

    MS (Ortho), FACS, FRCS (Glasg), FIMSA, FICS

    With 20 years of experience in Orthopedic Trauma, Dr. V Trikha is working as a Professor in the premier government hospital in New Delhi, India. His areas of special interest include complex juxta-articular trauma, pelvi-acetabular surgeries, basic trauma research and trauma education.