2023 Annual Academic Sessions - November 2023.

Calendar of Events.


  • AO Trauma – Clinical Training Module (CTM) in DGH Vavuniya. – 25th January.
  • Colombo Shoulder Meeting – Live operative Shoulder Arthroscopy, Replacement and stabilization workshop – 28th January at Kings Hospital, Colombo.


  • Young Surgeons Forum lecture – ‘Challenges in Bone Sarcoma Management’ by Dr. V. Varunprasanth – 2nd March.
  • Basic Knee Arthroplasty Course – 5th March at NHSL.
  • Development of Musculoskeletal Oncology as a Subspeciality in Sri Lanka – CME Lecture and case discussion by Dr. Gurpal Singh – 23rd March.


  • External fixation workshop – National Hospital Kandy – 23rd April.
  • New Year Celebrations organized by Orthopod’s wives circle – 30th April.


  • Outreach Programme – Moneragala- 12th  13th  14th  May
  • Clubfoot management workshop – 28th May – LRH.


  • AO– Primary trauma care and non-operative fracture management course – 16th, 17th June – Waters Edge, Battaramulla.


  • 2nd Cadaveric Spine Course – 15th July – NHSL.
  • Young Surgeon’s forum and MD external examiner’s lecture.


  • Basic Hip Arthroplasty Course – 13th August at NHSL.
  • Research and Publication workshop by Dr. Sumedha Aamarasekara and Dr. Hiran Amarasekara – 19th Augest.


  • Basic Arthroscopy Cadaver workshop – Anatomy Department- University of Sri Jayewardenepura – 8th and 9th September.
  • Pelvis Trauma Symposium at Sri Lanka Surgical Congress 2023.
  • Pediatric Hip live surgery workshop with Mr. Ramanan Vadivelu and Dr. Avi Shah at LRH  –  19th and 20th September.


  • Zimmer complex Hip Live operative workshop – 5th 6th October.
  • AOA – Basic principles of fracture management for ORPs– 16th, 17th October.
  • AOA – Basic principles of fracture management – 18th, 19th, 20th October.
  • Pre-congress workshop on Wrist and Hand surgery with Greg Bain 30th 31st October.


  • SLOA Annual Academic Sessions – 2nd,3rd,4th November 2023 Cinnamon Grand, Colombo.
  • Post-congress workshop on Paediatric foot and ankle with Dr. Maryse Bouchard 6th and 7th November.
  • AO Spine workshop – 25th, 26th November – Theme -Trauma and Infection.

Annual Academic Sessions.

2022 Annual Academic Sessions

Held on 2022 Nov @ BMICH

2021 Annual Academic Sessions

Held on 2021 Nov @ BMICH

2020 Annual Academic Sessions

Held on 2020 Nov @ BMICH

2019 Annual Academic Sessions

Held on 2019 Nov @ BMICH

President, SLOA

Dr. Bandujeewa Piyasena.

Sri Lanka Orthopaedic Association (SLOA) represents the Orthopaedic surgical fraternity of Sri Lanka. SLOA is committed to the improvement of the standard of care given to Orthopaedic and Trauma patients. This is done by joining hands with the Ministry of Health to improve the Orthopaedic services of the hospitals and provide optimum care to a wider population. SLOA is also committed to further enhance the knowledge and capabilities of the Sri Lankan Orthopaedic Surgeons by continuous medical education. This is facilitated by the numerous CME programmes in our schedule conducted by national and international resource persons.

Sri Lanka Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery


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The Sri Lankan Journal of Orthopedic Surgery

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Volume 02 No. 02 July 2017

The Sri Lankan Journal of Orthopedic Surgery

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