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LIVE Surgical Skills Meeting

September 18-20, 2024, Patras, Greece


After the six previous successful courses on September 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021,  2022 and 2023 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, ALL/Lemaire reconstruction

- Dynamic MPFL reconstruction,

- Shoulder instability, mini-open Latarzet procedure

- Rotator cuff surgery

- Ankle arthroscopy, knee cartilage lesions

- Reverse shoulder arthroplasty

- Navigated and robotic TKA



Andreas Panagopoulos, Professor in Orthopaedics



I. Gliatis, Professor in Orthopaedics

Z. Kokkalis, Associate Professor in Orthopaedics

A. Kouzelis, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Achilleas Boutsiadis, Military Orthopaedic Surgeon 



Applications for 4 fellows will be open until 1st of July 2024. Some short lectures in interest topics will be given by the faculty. 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



University Hospital of Patras