Follow The Society

Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

The main purpose of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) is to provide an opportunity to share medical knowledge as it relates to the Orthopaedic surgery in the army. SOMOS will have at least one general meeting each year. This meeting will be about scientific nature. The scientific meeting provides an opportunity for presentation of research papers in mutual setting, whereas SOMOS members may pursue critical and constructive examination of their observations, conclusions, and references. The annual meeting also provides many opportunities for SOMOS members to meet in casual setting to establish or renew acquaintances, share recent experiences, and solve common problems.

The 1st meeting of a military orthopaedic organization later known as the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, established during the Annual meeting in 1958 of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, in New York City. The opening meeting of military orthopaedic surgeons, which was inaugurated in Governor’s Island in New York Harbor, was attended by COL John Blair, MC, American Army; COL Sterling Ritchie, MC, American Army; COL Paul Brown, MC, American Army; COL Robert Hall, MC, American Army; COL Ernst Dehne, MC, American Army; CAPT Red Stephenson, MC, American Navy; and Col Earl "Pat" Brannon, MC, American Air Force.

Other Societies

Search by City


Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Conferences

About Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedics is the therapeutic strength that spotlights on wounds and sicknesses of body's musculoskeletal system. This mind boggling framework of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies is incorporates the bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, muscles, and nerves and permits to move, work, and be dynamic.

American Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies: Established in 1933, the Academy is the transcendent supplier of musculoskeletal training to orthopedic specialists and others on the planet. It’s proceeding with restorative training exercises incorporate a widely acclaimed Annual Meeting of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies, numerous CME courses held around the nation and at the Orthopedic Learning Center, and different therapeutic and investigative productions and electronic media materials. Established by the Academy Board of Directors in 1997, the Association takes part in wellbeing approach and backing exercises for musculoskeletal patients and the calling of orthopaedic surgery.

European Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies: Its main aim of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies, taking part relationship to advance the trading of investigative learning and involvement in the field of counteractive action and both the preservationist and surgical treatment of sicknesses and wounds concerning the musculo-skeletal framework. To this end, specific accentuation is set upon exercises concentrating on training and research.

Asia-Pacific Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies: The Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association that started life in 1962 as the Western Pacific Orthopaedic Association has entered another and essential period of its advancement. The act of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies was simply dealing with the twin scourges of musculoskeletal tuberculosis and poliomyelitis, infections which debilitated the eventual fate of an Asian Pacific zone that was simply starting to recuperate from the assaults of war and inner clash. Comprehension of biomechanics was simple and the time of joint substitution, successful spinal instrumentation and dependable crack obsession was just in its early stages.

Middle East Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies: The main aim of the Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies is to be the primary decision for orthopedic treatment, injury administration, rehabilitation, disability services and trauma management. Each year significant numbers of trauma and elective orthopaedic operations including fracture management, joint replacement, ligament reconstruction, foot and ankle surgeries.

Military Orthopaedic Societies Conferences: There are almost 150 Meetings and conferences of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Societies which are scheduled by these societies for the year 2016 and 2017 in different parts of the globe. These international Conferences and  Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meetings are intended to bring together all the recent researches, new innovations and findings in a global platform.