AGA – Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery

(German speaking Association for Arthroskopy)

AGA is a scientific association of physicians and scientists  interested in arthroscopy and companies active in this field.
The AGA now has more than 5.000 members and is thus

ASES – American Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

The Mission of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons is to support quality shoulder and elbow care through the ethical practice of leadership, medical education, research and quality, and patient advocacy.

CSES – Chinese Shoulder and Elbow Surgery


ESSKA – European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy

ESSKA is a professional society that represents Europe in the fields of degenerative joint disease and sports medicine.

ESSSE – European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow

The purpose of this association is to establish a scientific cooperation and to provide for continuing training of European orthopaedic surgeons specialized in surgery of the shoulder and elbow in order to contribute to the development of the physiological, pathological and therapeutic study of those joints.

ISAKOS – International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

An international society of surgeons established to advance the worldwide exchange and dissemination of education, research and patient care in arthroscopy, knee surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine.

ISES – Irish Shoulder and Elbow Society

Supporting & Advancing the Science, Art and Practice of  Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in Ireland


SCHOT – Chilean Society of Orthopedic and Traumatology

La Sociedad Chilena de Ortopedia y Traumatología es una asociación sin fines de lucro que reúne a médicos especialistas en la Traumatología  y la Ortopedia a lo largo de todo el  territorio nacional.

SFA – Société Francophone d’Arthroscopie


SOFCOT – Société Française de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique

SOFEC – Société Française de l’Epaule du Coude

La SoFEC a pour but de favoriser l’acquisition, la diffusion et l’échange des connaissances en pathologie de l’épaule et du coude sous tous ses aspects.