About Balkan Society of Arthroscopy

Balkan Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine was founded in Sofia 2014.

By understanding the need of the Balkan region to standardize its level of medical education and in order to deliver a premier health care system which ensures high quality patient care, the society has and shall continue to be commited to the constant medical education of orthopaedic surgeons, through close collaboration with many National Societies from Balkans as well as from the rest of Europe. The extreme energy and dedication of the past and current Board members enables us to share with you the enjoyment of accomplishment of our priorities: conducting well organized congresses with many invited well-known surgeons, experts in their own fields, and publication of our newsletter and journal.

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Balkan Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (BASAKOS) was founded in Sofia 2014. The idea of establishing this new scientific society came after the positive encouraging feedback by many colleagues around Balkans, who experienced the highly successful outcomes of the Five Congresses (Sandanski – Bulgaria, Ohrid – North Macedonia, Ankara – Turkey, Novi Sad – Serbia, Sofia – Bulgaria). Four more successful congress were held in 2015 in Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece, 2017 in Struga, North Macedonia and 2019 Sandanski, Bulgaria.

 

Balkan Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine has gone through a very important growth period during the last years. By understanding the need of the Balkan region to standardize its level of medical education and in order to deliver a premier health care system which ensures high quality patient care, the society has and shall continue to be commited to the constant medical education of orthopaedic surgeons, through close collaboration with many National Societies from Balkans as well as from the rest of Europe. The extreme energy and dedication of the past and current Board members enables us to share with you the enjoyment of accomplishment of our priorities: conducting well organized congresses with many invited well-known surgeons, experts in their own fields, and publication of our newsletter and journal.

BASAKOS History

Balkan Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (BASAKOS) was founded in Sofia 2014. The idea of establishing this new scientific society came after the positive encouraging feedback by many colleagues around Balkans, who experienced the highly successful outcomes of the Five Congresses (Sandanski – Bulgaria, Ohrid – North Macedonia, Ankara – Turkey, Novi Sad – Serbia, Sofia – Bulgaria). Four more successful congress were held in 2015 in Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece, 2017 in Struga, North Macedonia and 2019 Sandanski, Bulgaria.

Balkan Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine has gone through a very important growth period during the last years.

 

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Board Members

Dr. Christos Papageorgiou MD, Phd, 2019-2021

Dr. Christos Papageorgiou MD, Phd, 2019-2021

President, Director in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery

University Hospital of Ioannina Greece
Niarxou Avenue, 45500, Ioannina

Prof. dr Miroslav Ž. Milankov M.D., Ph.D.

Prof. dr Miroslav Ž. Milankov M.D., Ph.D.

1st Vise President, Orthopeedic Surgery (knee surgery, sport medicine)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Clinical Center Vojvodina, Medical Faculty of Novi Sad, Hajduk Veljkova 1, 21 000 Novi Sad, Serbia
Tel.: +381 21 484 3364; Fax +381 21 420 064
E-mail: milankom@eunet.rs

Dr Mihail Vuldzhev

Dr Mihail Vuldzhev

2nd Vise President, Head of Orthopedics and traumatology department

Saint Sofia General Hospital, 104 Bulgaria blvd., Sofia 1404, Bulgaria

Ex-Presidents

Dr. Hristo Mazneikov, MD, 2015-2017

Dr. Hristo Mazneikov, MD, 2015-2017

Manager of Hospital “Saint Sofia General Hospital” and head of the Orthopedics and Traumatology Department

104 Bulgaria blvd., Sofia 1404, Bulgaria

Prof. Dr. Zlatko Temelkovski, MD, PhD, 2017-2019

Prof. Dr. Zlatko Temelkovski, MD, PhD, 2017-2019

Head of University Clinic for Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Faculty SkopjePast President of MAOTPast President of Balkan Association for Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery.
t: +389 70 245 818
e: ztemelkovski2002@yahoo.com

Members at Large (Country Representatives)

Prof. Mahmut Doral, MD

Prof. Mahmut Doral, MD

Professor, Chairman of the Dept. of Orthop.&Traum. Ufuk University, Medical Faculty

Dr. Rύdvan Ege Hastanesi, Konya Yolu No: 86-88, 06830, Balgat, Ankara-Turkey.
Past Chairman Dept. of Orthop.&Traum.Hacettepe University, Medical Faculty, Ankara-Turkey.

Dr. Doru Filipescu

Dr. Doru Filipescu

Sanador Buzesti Clinic

Romania

Dr. Ladislav Kovacic, MD

Dr. Ladislav Kovacic, MD

UMC Ljubljana, Dept of Traumatology

Zaloska cesta 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija

Prof. Nikola Čičak, MD, PhD

Prof. Nikola Čičak, MD, PhD

Head of Akromion Special Hospital for Orthopaedic Surgery

Krapinske Toplice, Croatia

Dimitrios V. Papadopoulos

Dimitrios V. Papadopoulos

Clinical Fellow, Upper Extremity Fellowship Program

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Dr. Slavko Manojlovic

Dr. Slavko Manojlovic

Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

Orthopedic surgeon at Medigroup General Hospital, Belgrade
Dr. Georgios Theodosiou

Dr. Georgios Theodosiou

Director in f Orthopedics Hippocrates Clinic

Paphos Nursing Institution, Cyprus

Dr. Cami Ergys

Dr. Cami Ergys

Chief of Orthopaedic Department

Hyveia Hospital Tirana, Albania

Assistant Professor Alan Andonovski, MD

Assistant Professor Alan Andonovski, MD

Assistant Professor on the Medical Faculty” University St. Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje, North Macedonia.

Jurij Gagarin 6-12/1-10, Skopje 1000, North Macedonia

Dr. Eustathios Motsis, MD, PhD

Dr. Eustathios Motsis, MD, PhD

Director in Orthopaedics

University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece

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