Venue: Radisson Blu, Port Elizabeth
International Guest Speakers: Dr Gregoire Chick
Dr Chick is Swiss native, a hand surgeon consultant in Geneva with a particular interest in sport injuries and peripheral nerve and reconstructive surgery.
He is involved in a PhD program with the University of Ghent (Belgium) on peripheral nerve tumours and has been appointed Associate Professor of Clinical OrthopaedicSurgery at the Cornell University, NY.
Dr. Chick has served as faculty, moderator, and chairman in multiple upper extremity courses both throughout Switzerland as well as internationally. He has published 3 books and more than 100 articles.
He is a member of numerous orthopedic societies and organizations including the French, Swiss and American associations for surgery of the hand and is fully registered medical practitioner with specialist registration in the UK. He is a member of the European Federation of Hand Emergency Services (FESUM).
International Guest Speakers: Dr Jin Bo Tang
Jin Bo Tang, specializes in hand surgery within the department of plastic surgery at Rhode Island Hospital. He is an adjunct professor of surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and chair of the department of hand surgery at Nantong University in China.
Jin Bo is a world authority on flexor tendon research and has written numerous scientific articles and textbooks on the subject.