International Society of Orthopaedic Centers, Ltd. (ISOC)


Founded in 2006, the mission of the International Society of Orthopaedic Centers, Ltd. (ISOC) is to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices among the premier specialty orthopaedic centers in the world and to collaborate on patient care, education, and research-based programs to effect improvement in orthopaedic care on a global scale.

ISOC Meeting
Image from the 2013 Meeting in Hamburg, Germany (Helios Endo-Klinik)

Membership Criteria

Member institutions are specialty orthopaedic hospitals or large orthopaedic departments within a hospital. Institutions must perform more than 5,000 total orthopaedic procedures per year and have an orthopaedic staff of more than 20 surgeons who conduct research and training.

Current Member Institutions:

Australia Mater Hospital
Belgium University Hospitals Leuven
Brazil Instituto Nacional de Traumatologia e Ortopedia
Canada Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Chile Clinica Alemana
Germany Helios Endo-Klinik
India Ganga Hospital
Israel The Hadassah University Medical Center
Italy IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi 
Italy Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli
Mexico Instituto Nacional De Rehabilitacion
The Netherlands Sint Maartenskliniek
South Africa University of Cape Town, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Sweden Skåne University Hospital
Switzerland Schulthess Klinik
UK Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
USA Campbell Clinic
USA Hospital for Special Surgery
USA Mayo Clinic


Visit the ISOC website to learn more about the International Society of Orthopaedic Centers.


Ilsa Klinghoffer, MPA
ISOC Administrative Director
Director, International Learning & Training Center
Education & Academic Affairs
Hospital for Special Surgery
Tel: 212.774.2315
Fax: 212.734.3833

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