9th national Congress of the Turkish Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and 2nd national Congress of the Emergency Hand Care and Microsurgery Society Will be held on 23-26 April 2020 in Hilton Bodrum, Türkbükü as a Joint Congress.


For more details: www.elmikro2020.org

Our Society organized “International Occupational Accidents, Hand Injuries and Amputation Congress” on

26 – 27 April 2019 at Swissotel, Istanbul.

The Emergency Hand Care and Microsurgery Society has organized the “International Congress of Occupational Accidents, Hand Injuries and Extremity Amputations” with the contributions of TISK Microsurgery and Reconstruction Foundation.  The Congress has been held on

26 - 27 April 2019 at Swissotel / Istanbul.


Thirteen International Faculty (Alexandru Georgescu,  Arnold Schuurman, Bruno Battiston, Esther Vögelin, Grey Giddins, Kağan Özer, Lars Dahlin, Massimo Ceruso, Pierluigi Tos, Rado Zic, Ton A.R. Schreuders, Tuna Özyürekoğlu, Zsolt Szabo) shared their valuable experience in 8 conferences.  Seventy two free papers were presented and a round table meeting was organized for SPY applications. A total of 250 practitioners and physiotherapists attended the International Congress.


The Scientific Program of the Congress, the video links and photographs can be accessed via the Congress website


ESPRAS (The European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery),  endorses the International Congress on Occupational Accidents, Hand Injuries and Amputations.




Louis, Dean 5/17/1936 - 6/16/2019 Ann Arbor Dr. Dean S Louis, age 83, of Ann Arbor, Michigan passed away peacefully on June 16, 2019 at the University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor where he worked as an orthopedic surgeon and educator for 44 years. Dean Sherwood Louis was born in Dayton, Ohio and attended Shaw High School in Cleveland. He went on to earn a bachelor's degree from the University of New Hampshire. Dean received his M.D. from the University of Vermont, and completed his internship at Maine Medical Center.  Continue >


The "12th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand Surgery” which is organised once in three years was held on 4-8 March 2013 at New Delhi, India. On 4 March 2013, during the awards ceremony, the prestige award of the Federation “IFSSH Pioneers of Hand Surgery”, Award was given to our teacher Prof.Dr. Ayan Gülgönen.

The 25th anniversary of the Turkish Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery was celebrated. TURKISH SOCIETY FOR RECONSTRUCTICE MICROSURGERY: From Foundation to Present.

Our member Prof. Dr. Kagan OZER has been rewarded by the American Society for Surgery of The Hand (ASSH) with Andrew J. Weiland Research Prize of 2019.


The Awards Ceremony was held on 6 September 2019 at Las Vegas during the 74th Annual Meeting of The ASSH.  Details about the Research Prize can be accessed from the

link: https://www.afsh.org/s/andrew-j-weiland-medal


Robert E. CARROLL Hand Club picture from 2019 ASSH dinner.


“Surgical Skills Master Class” focusing on the spastic upper limb.

Dear colleagues,

Stanford University’s Robert A Chase Upper Limb Center and the Division of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery are organizing a fresh-cadaver-based Registration for the full cadaver course will be limited to the first 24 registrants so please save the following dates, May 29-30, 2020.  See below for additional information or click on :



Vincent Rod Hentz, MD                                 Caroline Leclercq, MD

Course Organize                                            Course Chair