Asia Pacific Hand & Upper Limb SocietyAsia Pacific Orthopaedic Association

Asia Pacific Hand & Upper Limb Society (APH&ULS) is a not for profit professional and scientific organisation. The Society is a subsection of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association.

It was founded on 31st May 2020. The purpose of the society is to focus on education and to seek collaborations with existing Hand, Elbow and Shoulder societies.

The objectives of the Society are:

  • To advance the science, art and practice of Hand, Elbow and Shoulder Joint surgery in the Asia Pacific Region
  • To promote professional education, research, and other common interest in Hand & Upper Limb surgery
  • To share knowledge of and solutions to medical problems
  • To assist countries of the Region in all matters relating to Hand & Upper Limb (Hand, Elbow and Shoulder) surgery
  • To promote fellowship and understanding between Hand & Upper Limb (Hand, Elbow and Shoulder ) surgeons within the Region
  • To cooperate with global, international, national and regional Hand, Elbow and Shoulder Surgery associations, societies and specialty groups which, in the opinion of such groups, have objectives similar to the Objectives of the Society
  • To promote, encourage and assist in the education and training of Hand & Upper Limb (Hand, Elbow and Shoulder) surgeons in the Region, particularly in those countries with Chapters or Federation membership

Executive Committee 2020-2022

Prof. Edward (Ted) Mah (Australia)Inaugural President
Prof. In-Ho Jeon (Korea)President elect
Dr. Iman W Aminata (Indonesia)Hon Secretary
Dr. Margaret Fok (Hong Kong)Hon Treasurer
Prof. Myung-Sun Kim (Korea)Education Chair
Prof. Cholawish Chanlalit (Thailand)Symposium Chair

1st Webinar, Saturday November 21st 2020

APOA Hand & Upper Limb Society Webinar: Management of Common and Complex Fracture in the Shoulder, Elbow & Wrist

2nd Webinar, Sunday, 31st January 2021, 3 PM Kuala Lumpur time

Links for membership registration