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Dr. S. Rajasekaran, Took over as President of SICOT

Dr Rajasekaran with the past Presidential line of Prof. John Dormans, USA, Prof Keith Luk, HongKong and Prof M. Heinkinskemp, Belgium.

Dr.S.Rajasekaran, Ganga Hospital, takes over as President of SICOT, World's largest body of Orthopaedic surgeons in Rome on September 10th, 2016.

Dr.S.Rajasekaran, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Spine Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, will be taking over as the President of SICOT on September 10th at the annual meeting in Rome. The term of International President is for two years from 2016 – 2018. SICOT (International Society for Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgery) is the premier International Society worldwide and was formed 85 years ago. It has its head quarters in Brussels and is the largest Society of orthopaedics and Trauma surgery around the world. It has more than 32,000 members and has membership affiliation of the National Associations of 127 countries. SICOT is the premier academic association with world wide courses and Educational centres across the world. It plays a significant role in promoting academics and research and has an International journal that is valued highly.

Dr Rajasekaran will lead the association through the two years of the annual congresses in CapeTown, South Africa in 2017 and in Montreal, Canada in 2018. This is only the second time that an Indian will be the President of this prestigious association in the last 85 years.

Dr.Rajasekaran has previously held many International Positions which no other Indian has held previously. He was the President of the International Society for the Study of Lumbar Spine, a prestigious research society with its head quarters in Canada, in 2012. He is currently the first Indian to hold the position of Chairman, International Research Commission, AOSpine, Switzerland, an organization that has funded and directed clinical and basic science research to the tune of more than 20million USD. He was also the president of the World Orthopaedic Concern in 2008.