International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand

MEMBER NATIONS

ARGENTINA

Argentina Association for Surgery of the Hand
Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia de la Mano

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Eduardo Zancolli,
Cervino 4679, 5,
Buenos Aires. 1425.
Argentina.

eduardozancolli@gmail.com

Secretariat

Sarimento 1758 3° PISO C. A. B. A,
Buenos Aires,
Argentina.

aacmcd@gmail.com
aacm.congresoycursojunio@gmail.com

Society website: www.aacmyrms.org

AUSTRALIA

Australian Hand Surgery Society

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Gregory Bain
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Flinders University, Sturt Road, Bedford Park
Adelaide, South Australia 5042, Australia

greg@gregbain.com.au

Secretariat

Ms Trudy Wapling
Suite C37, Level 3, Building C, 41 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy, Victoria, 3065,
Australia

admin@austhandsurgery.com.au

Society website: www.ahssociety.org.au

AUSTRIA

Austrian Society for Surgery of the Hand
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Rohit Arora,
University Clinic Innsbruck,  Department for Trauma Surgery, Hand & Elbow Surgery Orthopaedic Hospital. 

rohit.arora@tirol-kliniken.at

Secretariat

c/o AMACI GmbH
Landstraßer Hauptstraße 9/20
1030 Wien

office@handchirurgen.at

Society website: www.handchirurgen.at

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Abu Saleh M. Monirul Alam,
Flat 10/A, 1, Ring Road,
Shyamoli, Dhaka, 1207, Bangladesh.

asmmalam@yahoo.com

BELGIUM

Belgian Hand Group

IFSSH delegate

Dr Ilse Degreef
University Hospitals Leuven, Orthopaedic Department, Hand Unit,
Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven,
Belgium.

ilse.degreef@uzleuven.be

Secretariat

Secretariat Hand group
Kennedy Laan 4, 8500 Kortrijk,
Belgium.

vanhaeckejeroen@yahoo.com

Society website: belgianhandgroup.be/board/

BOLIVIA

Bolivian Association for Surgery of the Hand

Asociación Boliviana de Cirugía de la Mano (ABOCIMA)

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Juan Carlos Suárez López,
Calle Republiquetas Nº230
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

jc_suarezlopez@yahoo.com

Secretariat

Calle Republiquetas Nº230 Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia Telephone: + (591) 72135953

sbolotsc@hotmail.com

BRAZIL

Brazilian Society for Surgery of the Hand
Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia de Mao

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Nilton Mazzer

atendimento@cirurgiadamao.org.br

Secretariat

Dr Carlos Henrique Fernandes

carloshfernandes@uol.com.br

BULGARIA

Bulgarian Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Kalin Dimitrov

drkalo@gmail.com

Society website: www.bssh.eu

Canada

Canadian Society for Surgery of the Hand (CSSH)

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Paul Binhammer,
2075 Bayview Ave,
Toronto, ON
Canada M4N 3M5.

p.binhammer@utoronto.ca

Secretariat

Ms Francine Dimambro

fjmdimambro@hotmail.com

Chile

Chilean Society for Surgery of the Hand and Microsurgery
Sociedad Chilena de Mano y Microcirugia

IFSSH Delegate

Dra Lorena Parra Benavente,
Clínica MEDS - Hospital Dipreca.

lorenapb@gmail.com

Secretariat

Sociedad Chilena de Cirugia de Mano y Microcirugia

socimanochile@gmail.com

Society website: www.schot.cl

Chinese-Speaking Hand Surgeons

Association of Chinese-speaking Hand Surgeons United

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Jin Bo Tang

jinbotang@yahoo.com

Society website: jixia4.handsurgery.cn

Colombia

Colombian Association for Surgery of the Hand
Asociación Colombiana de Cirugia de la Mano

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Luis Felipe Naquira Escobar

lnaquira@yahoo.com

Secretariat

Apartado Postal No. 16425 - Bogotá

secretaria@asocimano.org 

Society website: www.asocimano.org

Czech
Republic

Czech Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Bohumil Zalesak,
Oddeleni plasticke chirurgie, I.P. Pavlova 6, 
775 20 Olomouc,  Czech Republic. 

bzalesak@gmail.com

Secretariat

Dr Ales Nejedly 
Clinic of Plastic Surgery,  Srobarova 50,
100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic. 

a.nejedly@volny.cz 

Society website: www.handsurgery.cz

Denmark

Danish Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Karsten Kroener,
Aarhus University Hospital, Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling E,THG, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

karskroe@rm.dk

Secretariat

Dr Bent Lange,
Aalborg University Hospital, Klinik Hoved- Orto Hobrovej 42, D 9000 Aalborg.

Bent.lange@rn.dk 

Dominican
Republic

Dominican Republic Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Otoniel Diaz C

otonieldiazc@gmail.com

Secretariat

Dr. Marcos Nunez,

m.nunez1@unibe.edu.do  

Egypt

Egyptian Society for Surgery of the Hand and Microsurgery

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Nash Naam, 
901 Medical Park Drive, Suite 100, 
Effingham, IL 62401.

drnaam@handdocs.com

Secretariat

Dr A. Hakim A. Massoud,
11 Ahmed Farrh St, West Heliopolis. 11351,
Cairo, Egypt.

Mass321@hotmail.com 

Finland

Finnish Society for Surgery of the Hand
Suomen Käsikirurgiyhdistys

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Eero Waris,

eero.waris@hus.fi

Secretariat

Dr Tove Palmgren-Soppela,
Helsinki University Hospital, Department of Surgery,
Finland.

tove.palmgren@fssh.fi 

Society website: www.fssh.fi

France

French Society for Surgery of the Hand
Société Française de la Chirurgie de la Main

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Gero Meyer zu Reckendorf,
Les Vautes; 179 rue Frederic Mistral
34980 St Gely du Fesc, France

gero.meyer@orange.fr

Secretariat

Juliette Chort, 
Secretariat SFCM, CCOM - SOS Main - Pr. Liverneaux,
10, avenue Achille Baumann,
67400 - Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France
Téléphone : +33 6 38 95 58 32

secretariat@sfcm.fr 

Society website: www.sfcm.fr

Georgia

Hand Surgery Branch of Medical Foundation "Mkurnali"

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Mikheil Shavgulidze,
Rustaveli av.137/7, Kutaisi, 4600,
Georgia. 

prof.doctorm@gmail.com

Germany

German Society for Hand Surgery 
Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Handchirurgie (DGH)

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Jörg van Schoonhoven
Klinikfür Handchirurgie
der HERZ- UND GEFÄSS-KLINIK
GmbH Bad Neustadt
Germany 

hafu@handchirurgie.de

Secretariat

Mrs Kirsten Meyer
Deutsche GesellschaftfürHandchirurgie
Strasse des 17.Juni 106-108
10623 Berlin, Germany
+ 49 30 340 60 36 66

sekretariat@dg-h.de 

Society website: www.dg-h.de

Greece

Hellenic Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Konstantinos Malizos,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
University of Thessalia, Larissa. 41222, Greece.

kmalizos@otenet.gr

Guatemala

Guatemalan Society of Hand Surgery
Asociación Guatemalteca de Cirugia de la Mano

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Gustavo Arnoldo Lopez Paz

galopezpaz@yahoo.com

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Wing Yuk IP,
Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology,
Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road,
Hong Kong.

wyip@hku.hk

Secretariat

Dr Ping Tak Chan,
Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology,
Tuen Mun Hospital, 23 Tsing Chung Koon Road,
Tuen Mun, N.T., Hong Kong.

HKSSH.HONGKONG@gmail.com / cpt520@ha.org.hk

Hungary

Hungarian Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Zsolt Szabo,
3526 Miskolc,  Blaskovics str. 14,
Hungary.

Zsoltszabo@axelero.hu

Secretariat

3501 Miskolc,
Szentpeteri k.72-76 Traumatology Department,
Hungary. 

titkar@kezsebesz.hu

India

Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr S. Raja Sabapathy,
Ganga Hospital,  313, Mettupalayam Road,
Coimbatore 641043, India. 

rajahand@vsnl.com

Secretariat

Dr Rajendra Nehete,
Vedant (Nehete) Hospital,
Hospital for Plastic, Cosmetic, Hand Surgery and Orthopaedics, ShreehariKuteMarg, Near Mumbai Naka,
Nashik 422002, India. 

secretary.issh@gmail.com

Indonesia

Indonesian Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr. Erwin Ramawan,
Pucang Anom Timur III/65,
Surabata, Indonesia.

e_ramawan@yahoo.co.id

Iran

Iranian Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Ali Dianat,
Apt # 6, No.14, First Alley, Vozara St,
Abbasabad Ave,
Tehran, Iran.

dianatali2000@yahoo.com

Secretariat

Iranian Society of Hand Surgery
Apt # 4, No.1, Kaveh Alley,  Nirouye Entezami St. Khodami St.  Vanak Square, Tehran, Iran.
Telephone: 00982188665228

anjomanedast@gmail.com

Society website: www.issh.ir

Israel

Israel Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Prof Amiram Sagi,
55/61 Rager Ave, Beer Sheva, Israel.

amisagi@zahav.net.il

Secretariat

Israel Medical Association,
Jabotinsky 35, Ramat Gan 52511, Israel.

roni@ima.org.il

Italy

Italian Society for Surgery of the Hand (SICM)

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Pierluigi Tos,
Via Saluzzo 23 bis, 10125 Torino,
Italy.

pierluigi.tos@unito.it

Secretariat

c/o Jessica Vignali,
PLS Educational Spa, Via della Mattonaia, 17 ,
50121 Firenze, Italy.

sicm@promoleader.com, Jessica.vignali@promoleader.com

Society website: www.sicm.it

Japan

Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Katsunori Inagaki,
Department of Orhopaedic Surgery,
Showa University School of Medicine,
1-5-8 Hatanodai Shinagawa-ku Tokyo, Japan 142-8666

katsu@med.showa-u.ac.jp

Secretariat

6F Kozai-kaikan bidg., 5-1 Kojimachi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo,
102-8481. Japan.

jssh@congre.co.jp

Korea

Korea Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Goo Hyun Baek,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon-dong, Chongno-gu, 
Seoul 110-744. Korea.

ghbaek@snu.ac.kr

Kuwait

Kuwait Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Husam Bashee,r
P. O. Box 12057,
Shamiya 71651.

dr.basheer@yahoo.com

Lithuania

Lithuanian Society for Surgery of the Hand
Lietuvos plastakos chirurgijos ir reabilitacijos draugija:
"Manus Lithuania"

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Darius Jauniskis,
Zygimantu 3, Vilnius, Lithuania.

jauniskis@gmail.com

Secretariat

Zygumantu 3,
Vilnius, Lithuania.

njakutis@gmail.com

Malaysia

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Roohi Ahmad,
c/o Suite 2-2, 2nd Floor, Medical Academies of Malaysia, 2010 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

secretariat@mssh.org.my

Secretariat

Miss Jeniece Yong,
c/o Suite 2-2, 2nd Floor, Medical Academies of Malaysia,
2010 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

secretariat@mssh.org.my

Society website: www.mssh.org.my

Mexico

Asociacion Mexicana de Cirugia de Mano A.C.
Mexican Association for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Oscar Orozco-Romo

droscarorozco@gmail.com

Secretariat

Dr Ricardo C. Pacheco-Lopez (President),
Tepic 113-512, Col. Roma Sur 06760, CDMX. MEXICO

ripalopez@hotmail.com

Mexico

Sociedad Mexicana De Cirugia De La Mano Y Microcirugia S.C.
Mexican Societyof Hand Surgery and Microsurgery

IFSSH Delegate

 

Secretariat

 

Netherlands

The Netherlands Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr. JWM Vehof,
Rijnstate Hospital Arnhem, Wagnerlaan 55,
6815 AD, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

jvehof@rijnstate.nl

Society website: www.handchirurgie.nl

New Zealand

New Zealand Hand Surgery Society

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Wolfgang Heiss-Dunlop
PO Box 74 446
Greenlane, Auckland 1546
New Zealand.

heissdunlop@gmail.com

Norway

Norwegian Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Jan-Ragnar Haugstvedt,
Orthopedic Department,Sykehuset Østfold – Moss,
Kongens gate 21, 1530 Moss, Norway.

jrhaugstvedt@gmail.com

Society website: www.handkirurgi.no

Philippines

Association of Hand Surgeons of the Philippines

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Emmanuel Estrella
estee96@yahoo.com

Dr Nats Orillaza
docnats@yahoo.com

Poland

Polish Society for Surgery of the Hand
Polskie Towarzystwo Chirurgii Reki

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Leszek Romanowski,
Hand Surgery Department, University of Medical Sciences, 28 Czerwca Street, no 135,
61-545 Poznan, POLAND.

romanowski@data.pl

Portugal

Portuguese Society for Surgery of the Hand
Sociedade Portugesa da Cirurgia da Mao

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Fernando Cruz 

fsilvacruz@netc.pt

Puerto Rico

Society for Surgery of the Hand in Puerto Rico
Sociedad de Cirugia de la Mano de Puerto Rico

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Amarilis Silva,
PO Box 697, Humacao, PR 00792.

Romania

Romanian Society for Hand Surgery

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Alexandru Georgescu,
Spitalul Clinic de Recuperare, Viilor Str., No. 46-50,
Ciuj-Napoca, 3400, Romania.

geordv@hotmail.com

Russia

Russian Hand Surgery Society

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Igor Golubev

iog305@mail.ru

Singapore

Singapore Society for Hand Surgery (SSHS)

IFSSH Delegate

Dr David Tan Meng Kiat, 
Dept of Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery,
National University Hospital, 1E Kent Ridge Road,
NUHS Tower Block, Level 11, Singapore - 119228.

david_mk_tan@nuhs.edu.sg

Secretariat

Miss Sandra Awyong,
Dept of Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery
National University Hospital, 1E Kent Ridge Road, 
NUHS Tower Block, Level 11, Singapore 119228.
Telephone: +65-67725549

sandra_awyong@nuhs.edu.sg

Society website: www.sshs.sg

Slovak
Republic

Slovak Society for Hand Surgery

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Teodor Kluka

tkluka@fnlp.sk /klukova.anna@zoznam.sk

South Africa

South African Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Nikki Van Der Walt

docnikki@webmail.co.za

Secretariat

sassh@iafrica.com

Society website: www.sassh.co.za

Spain

Spanish Society for Surgery of the Hand
Sociedad Española de Cirugía de la Mano (SECMA)

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Roberto Rosales,
JS Elcano, 30, 2A Madazul, El Rosario, 38109 Tenerife, Spain.

titorosales@telefonica.net

Secretariat

Santa Isabel 51,
28012 Madrid,
Spain

Society website: www.secma.info

Sweden

Swedish Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Per Hessman,
Department of Hand Surgery, Sahlgrens´s University Hospital, 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden.

per.hessman@gmail.com

Society website: www.handkirurgi.se

Switzerland

Swiss Society of Hand Surgery

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Esther Vögelin,
Hand Surgery and Surgery of Peripheral Nerves,
Inselspital, University of Bern, Freiburgstrasse, CH-3010 Bern,  Switzerland. 

esther.voegelin@insel.ch

Secretariat

SGH –Geschaftsstelle,
Switzerland. 

sekretariat@swisshandsurgery.ch

Society website: www.swisshandsurgery.ch

Taiwan

Taiwan Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Chih-Hung Lin,
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu-Hsing Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan County, Taiwan. 

profchlin@gmail.com/ chihhung@cgmh.org.tw

Secretariat

Ms. Jenifer LB Yu 

tp2946@gmail.com

Society website: www.handsurgery.com.tw

Thailand

Thai Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Apikit Srisermphoak
4th Floor, The Royal Golden Jubilee Bldg.,
Soi Soonvijai New Petchburi Road,
Huaykwang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand.

apikit@yahoo.com

Secretariat

Dr Samuch Tungshusakul
Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital
171 Phahonyothin Road, Khlong Thanon Subdistrict,
Sai Mai District, Bangkok 10220, Thailand.  

muchjung@gmail.com

Society website: www.thaissh.org

Turkey

Turkish Hand Society

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Haluk Özcanli,
Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tip,
Fakültesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji,
Antalya, Turkey.

halukozcanli@hotmail.com/ ozcanli@akdeniz.edu.tr

Secretariat

Mrs Rezzan Tras,
Ataturk Bulu Beler,
Apt 175/20 06680, Ankara. Turkey.

turkhand@gmail.com

Society website: www.turkhand.com

United
Kingdom

British Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Mr David Newington,
Dormers, 260 Gower Road, Sketty, Swansea SA2 9JL
United Kingdom.

d.newington@ntlworld.com

Secretariat

c/- Helen Roberts,
British Society for Surgery of the Hand,
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. WC2A 3PE.
United Kingdom.

secretariat@bssh.ac.uk

Society website: www.bssh.ac.uk

Uruguay

Society for Surgery of the Hand of Uruguay
Sociedad Cirugia de la Mano del Uruguay

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Jorge de Vecchi,
Blvd Artijas 4/2086, 1001 Montevideo, Uruguay.

jdevecchi@msn.com

United
States of
America

American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Peter Amadio,
200 First Street,SW 
Rochester, MN 55905, USA. 

pamadio@mayo.edu

Secretariat

Ms Sarah Neece,
500 Cummings Center,  Suite 4550, 
Beverly, MA 01915,  USA. 

contact@handsurgery.org

Society website: www.handsurgery.org

United
States of
America

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

IFSSH Delegate

Steven L. Moran, MD,
Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW
Rochester, MN 55905 USA

moran.steven@mayo.edu

Secretariat

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
822 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607 USA

info@assh.org

Society website: www.assh.org

Venezuela

Venezuelan Society for Surgery of the Hand and Upper Limb Reconstructive
Sociedad Venezolana de Cirugía de la Mano y Reconstructiva del Miembro Superior

IFSSH Delegate

Dr Igor R. Indriago González,
Centro Salud Caracas. San Bernardino. Caracas, 1010.
Venezuela.

sovcim@gmail.com

Secretariat

C/- Society President: D José G. Vicari Méndez
Centro Médico Docente La Trinidad
Caracas 1080-A. Venezuela.

socvencirugiamano@gmail.com

Society website: www.svcm-rms.org

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