April 18, 2016

Hee Kit Wong, MD, named President of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Kristy Radcliffe Phone: +1 (630) 375-1432 Email: Kristy@isass.org Hee Kit Wong, MD, named President of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery Las Vegas – April 18, 2016 – Orthopedic spine surgeon Hee Kit Wong, MD, of Singapore became the President of the Board of Directors of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) at the Society’s 2016 annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV. “ISASS is a growing, global organization, with room to represent members from around the world. We must continue our efforts to advance the science and art of surgery and educate its practitioners in every country possible,” said Dr. Wong. Dr. Wong has been a member of ISASS […]
April 18, 2016

ISASS positions as premier academic Society for spine surgeons across the Globe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristy Radcliffe Phone: +1 (630) 375-1432 Email: Kristy@isass.org   ISASS positions as premier academic Society for spine surgeons across the Globe Las Vegas – April 18, 2016 – Over 850 spine surgeons, scientists, researchers, and exhibitors from more than 40 countries attended the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) 16th annual meeting April 6-8 in Las Vegas, NV. Over 530 abstracts were submitted spanning all aspects of surgical spine care– minimally invasive spine surgery; cervical spine; lumbar spine; pediatric spine; tumor, trauma, infection, and imaging; adult spinal deformity; biomechanics; value and outcomes in spine surgery; and innovative technologies. “The ISASS annual meeting remains dedicated to the aim of advancing spine surgery from a […]
April 10, 2013

ISASS Names Luiz Pimenta, MD, PhD as New President and Announces Best Papers from ISASS13

Contact: Patti Minglin                                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Telephone: 630-209-2524 Email: patti@gogirlcommunications.com Aurora IL USA/Apr 10 2013– ISASS-International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery has named Luiz Pimenta, MD, PhD as its new president. Dr. Pimenta has a degree from the Medical School of the University of São Paulo and completed his neurosurgery residency at Paulista Medical School.  He holds a fellowship in spinal endoscopic surgery and is currently the clinical director of the minimally invasive spine surgery department at the Instituto de Patologia de Coluna in Brazil and an associate professor at the University of California San Diego.  Dr. Pimenta has been developing new techniques and technologies to improve the surgical treatment in different spinal pathologies. He is now focused in minimal invasive spine surgery […]
March 11, 2013

ISASS13 Shows Growth in New Exhibitors and First-Time Attendees

Contact: Patti Minglin                                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Telephone: 630-209-2524 Email: patti@gogirlcommunications.com Aurora IL USA/Mar 11 2013—ISASS13, a multi-professional spine industry event hosted by ISASS – International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) is showing signs of growth in both new exhibitors and new attendees.  “We have 17 new exhibitors this year and are seeing an increase in the number of first-time attendees throughout all of our categories,” says Kristy Radcliffe, Executive Director of ISASS.  “ISASS continues to grow in size and reputation as we focus on representing ALLspine surgeons throughout our advocacy and educational efforts and increase the number of opportunities we give our members to learn from one another.” ISASS13 will be held April 3-5 in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and has become […]