LIVE Surgical Skills Meeting

September 13 – 15, 2023, Patras, Greece

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After the five previous successful courses on September 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 the Orthopaedic Clinic of Patras University organizes a new 3-day course designed for young orthopaedic surgeons interested in further training and exposure to arthroscopy, knee and shoulder surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine. It includes some theoretical background with short lectures along with surgical practice in the operating room in:

- ACL, PCL reconstruction,

- Dynamic MPFL reconstruction,

- Shoulder instability, mini-open Latarzet procedure

- Rotator cuff surgery, lower trapezius transfer

- Ankle arthroscopy, knee cartilage lessions

- Reverse shoulder arthoplasty, 

- Navigated and robotic TKA



Andreas Panagopoulos, Associate Professor in Orthopaedics



I. Gliatis, Professor in Orthopaedics

Z. Kokkalis, Associate Professor in Orthopaedics

A. Kouzelis, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

I Tatani, Assistant Professor in Orthopaedics

M. Fandridis, Consultant in Orthopaedics



Applications for 4 fellows will be open until 20 July 2023. A short lecture in an interest topic must be prepared by the applicants in case of selection. Please send your cv and level of training at



No fees are required for this course but the applicants are expected to pay for their travel and accommodation expenses

A certification of 48h negative COVID test is needed. 


University Hospital of Patras