Strong academic roots of Solapur Orthopaedic Society were planted in 1980 by Sr. Dr. M.J.Chidgupkar which was officially registered in 1991 by Dr. V.M. Iyer sir who was founder president of the society. Dr. V. M. Iyer, Dr. K. P. Daga, senior doctor surgeons are still our strong pillars in academics.
Since its inception,Solapur Orthopaedic Societyis being actively involved in nurturing the aspirations of young budding Orthopaedic surgeons, by arranging CMEs and Speciality workshops on various advanced technologies in Orthopaedic field. As a result, Solapur has always remained on the forefront of Orthopaedic excellence at the state as well as national level. Many of the members of Solapur Orthopaedic Society have been crowned asfaculty at State level,National level conferences andspeciality workshops. On the top of this, there are many innovations like Solapur Tik-Tik technique(guide wire sounding technique), Solapur sleeve (patented by Dr. Shivshankar),D-Nail (patented by Dr. K.P. Daga), Trochanteric buttress plate (TBP) (by Dr. Ganjale) contributed to Orthopaedic field.
We have successfully conducted MOACON (The Maharashtra state level Orthopaedic Conference) thrice, the most recent one in November 2015 is still lingering in the minds of 600 + delegates as one of the best conferences. In addition, we have successfully hosted national level NAILSCON in 2016. Now we are planning to host Solapur Trauma Meet on complex trauma every year from February 2019.
We are regularly conducting live surgical workshops, cadaveric dissections and CMEs for many Ortho surgeons in and around Solapur.
We meet for an engrossing clinical meeting once every month and senior as well as young surgeons present and discuss a number of cases on varying topics with equal zeal. These meetings along with fun filled get-togethers with family members have made SOS a friendly cohesive group and each member is enthusiastically participating in all activities learning from friendly interactions. Our society is strengthening day by day with vast experience of senior trauma surgeons along with recent knowledge of budding Orthopaedic surgeons specialized in different Orthopaedic subspecialties.