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Orthopedic Knowledge Bank

November 2023

2023 Annual Academic Sessions.

Calender 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 – 23th March


External fixator workshop – National Hospital Kandy – 23rd April


Outreach Programme – Moneragala- 12th  13th  14th  May

Clubfoot management workshop


2nd Cadaveric Spine Course – 10th June - NHSL

AO– Primary trauma care and non-operative fracture management course – 16th, 17th June - Galle Face Hotel


Basic Arthroscopy cadaver workshop- 1st July -TH Anuradhapura

Research and Publication workshop by Dr. Sumedha Aamarasekara and Dr. Hiran Amarasekara


AOA – Basic principles of fracture management for ORPs- 16th, 17th October @ Galle face hotel

AOA – Basic principles of fracture management - 18th, 19th , 20th October @ Galle face hotel.

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.

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


The Sri Lanka Orthopaedic Association.

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


Volume 07 No. 02 November 2020

The Sri Lankan Journal of Orthopedic Surgery

Volume 06 No. 02 November 2019

The Sri Lankan Journal of Orthopedic Surgery

Volume 02 No. 02 July 2017

The Sri Lankan Journal of Orthopedic Surgery

Next Event.

AO Alliance Primary Trauma Care and Non-operative Fracture Management Course.

On 16th & 17th June 2023 At Waters Edge,Battaramulla

Past Events.

Islandwide Orthopaedic Coverage