A small group of twenty orthopaedic arthroplasty surgeons from the Asia-Pacific region met on the Gold Coast of Queensland, in Australia, in 1997 to discuss the need for a scientific body to foster and represent the academic and professional needs of the region. The Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society Incorporated - APAS - was born out of that meeting with Wui K Chung the founding chairman. Ray Randle was elected the 1st President of the society and Chit Ranawat honored the society by accepting to be the Patron of the society.

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President's Message

APAS was founded in 1997 by a group of 20 surgeons in the Gold Coast of Australia spearheaded by Wui K. Chung. The goal of this society is to foster social and scientific exchange and to provide a platform for surgeons to share their experiences and knowledge. For the past 23 years, APAS continued to grow with its renowned annual meetings which are always jam packed with surgeons eager to learn from their seniors.

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