The 50th edition of the Brazilian Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology will take place from November 15th through 17th in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As you know, the congress held by the Brazilian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SBOT) is renowned in Brazil and abroad as an outstanding three-day event that brings together the most prominent names in Brazilian Orthopaedics, as well as all of our experts.
A celebration of 50 consecutive successful congresses, this edition will be attended by high-profile Brazilian and international guests and offer a comprehensive scientific schedule including all Orthopaedic subspecialties, pre-congress courses on Physical Therapy, Ponseti Method, and other subjects, as well as workshops, satellite symposia; and practical courses.
All activities will take place at Riocentro, at the Barra Olympic Park, and at the hotels in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood, providing participants with easy access and safety. After all, the 50th CBOT Organizing Committee feels deeply committed to holding a remarkable event for our remarkable participants, where they will find the state of the art in the field and have the chance to come together with peers.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the 50th CBOT. We will celebrate together the CBOT’s golden anniversary, which epitomizes the power and prestige of the Brazilian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
Patricia M. de Barros Fucs
João Antonio Matheus Guimarães
50th CBOT President
50th CBOT Scientific Com. Chair
An orthopaedic and trauma surgeon, Akos Zahar is the head of service at the Helios Klinikum Emil von Behring, in Berlin, Germany.
Cyril Mauffrey, MD, is an orthopaedic surgery expert in Denver, Colorado, with 16 years of experience. He graduated from the University of Turin, Italy, in 2002 and is an expert in orthopaedic surgery.
Daniel Nagle is a hand surgery expert who works at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital and River North Same Day Surgicenter in Chicago.
He is actively involved in the education of medical students, orthopaedic, plastic surgery, and emergency medicine residents, as well as other hand surgeons. He has co-authored three textbooks and wrote 18 textbook chapters and 47 journal publications. He has also published five surgical demonstration DVDs. His writings include: Wrist Arthroscopy, use of thermal energy in wrist arthroscopy, the use of thermal energy in the wrist arthroscopy, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, CMC arthroplasty, and endoscopic carpal tunnel release. He has presented over 385 lectures on hand surgery, microsurgery, and surgery of the upper extremity. He has participated as faculty or chairperson for over 180 continuing education courses.
Philosophy: “Treat my patients as I would like to be treated.”
Dr. Sanchez-Sotelo works at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, USA, , where he is actively involved in outpatient consultations, surgical procedures, research and teaching activities. Dr. Sanchez-Sotelo is also appointed as full Professor at Mayo College of Medicine. He serves as Program Director for the Mayo Clinic Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, and Vice-Chairman for the Division of Adult Reconstruction.He has been presented the Mayo Clinic Teacher of the Year Award on two separate occasions and has received other research recognitions in the past, including the Mark B. Coventry, Melvin Post, MidAmerica Orthopedic Association, Knee Society, and AAOS Achievement’s Awards.
He has developed a special interest in complex reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and elbow joints, as well as in basic science research related to the genetic and molecular basis of orthopedic conditions, particularly joint stiffness, as well as the biomechanics of shoulder and elbow injuries and implants.
Dr. Ashok Johari is a renowned Paediatric Orthopedic surgeon. He is a teacher and surgeon par excellence, having gathered a national and international reputation. He holds a professorial position at Grant Medical College. After a brilliant post-graduate career in orthopaedics, Dr. Johari started specializing in pediatric orthopaedics in the early 1980s.
He had further exposure in this field in different countries. He started a pediatric orthopedic unit at one of the city’s medical colleges in mid-1980s and then went on for specialized pediatric orthopaedics practice, including pediatric disabilities and spinal deformities, in addition to routine pediatric orthopaedics. He spearheaded the Paediatric Orthopedic movement in India.
Dr. Freeman Miller is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with special expertise in neuro-orthopedics. He’s past president of the North American Society of Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis; past editor-in-chief, Gait and Posture; guest speaker at hundreds of national and international events; and author of 145 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Peter Giannoudis holds the chair of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Leeds. His clinical work is focusing on the management of patients with multiple injuries, pelvic and acetabulum reconstruction, upper and lower limb fractures, and post fracture fixation complications, among others.
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