The Sharon Hotel Ramat Yam St 4, Herzliya, 4685104



September 22nd to 23rd 2022


International Experts


National Experts

Dear friends,
It is my honor and pleasure to welcome you to the Second Meir Medical Center International Foot and Ankle conference.
The 1st Foot and Ankle Congress in Israel was a big success.
7 countries
More than 120 participants
Great lectures and Incredible discussions

The Second Congress in 2022 - September 22nd to 23rd, is ready to go.  Twelve International and seven local speakers. Busy program with great topics
We are honored to be patronaged by EFAS - European Foot and Ankle Society
We are pleased to inform you that the Second Foot and Ankle Congress granted 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

Submission for e-poster with option to podium presentation is already open

We hope you'll join us

The meeting will cover the most innovative subjects in foot and ankle surgery. For that purpose, we have invited distinguished friends from abroad who will share their experience with us.
The program is loaded with interesting topics, some of which are controversial.
I hope you all find the time to meet old friends and to make new connections. We expect to see you in Israel for a productive and interesting two days.

Ezequiel Palmanovich, MD
President of the Congress
Director of the Foot and Ankle Service. Orthopedic Department
Meir Medical Center
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Dear colleagues,
It is my pleasure to welcome you for the Second International Meir Foot and Ankle Symposium.
Foot and ankle surgery in Meir Medical Center, is one of the excellence center of the hospital. The symposium is a bright declaration of our commitment to further contribute in research and developing this aspect of orthopaedic surgery in Israel.
The conference's program, which was carefully built by Dr. Palmanovich, aims to cover the most important and some of the controversial issues in our profession. I am sure you will find its educational value high and useful for your practice.
Here in Meir medical center, we expect a full attendance of the Israeli foot and ankle society members. This would be a perfect opportunity to catch up with friends, teachers, and students.
We hope that this conference will be the beginning of yearly educational events to come.

Nissim Ohana, MD
Chairman, the department of Orthopaedic surgery
Meir Medical Center, kfar-Saba.
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The Sharon hotel is a resort & spa located on the northern beach of Herzliya, in the heart of the sophisticated business and recreational neighborhood of Herzliya Pituach.
Located 34 km from Ben Gurion International Airport and 12 km from Tel Aviv City Center
Impeccable design, delicious food and a spectacular view of the Mediterranean Sea
Enjoy the Mediterranean beach

Herzog Promenade: Herzliya’s new promenade has set a new level in the world of tourism, sport and leisure activities in Israel. The new boardwalk includes: a natural amphitheater, sports facilities, a broad central area for events, two restaurants, three cafes and two elevators that allow easy access from the hotel area to the beach.

Herzliya Marina: The largest marina in the Middle East, this glamorous seaside location offers 680 berths for a wide variety of sailing vessels. The Marina is only a short stroll from the Sharon Hotel and includes a wide range of high-class restaurants and hip cafés, as well as a large shopping centre with a variety of stores and major chains. In the summer, the Marina plays host to numerous activities, including dancing, shows, art&crafts fairs, sports competitions, and more.

Dr Kris Buedts

Antwerpen, Belgium

Foot and Ankle Surgery at Gewrichtskliniek; Foot and Ankle Surgery (Associate Editor); President BFAS ; President Elect EFAS

Prof. Thanos Badekas

Athenes, Greece

Director in the Department of Orthopedic at the Henry Dunant Hospital, Athenes, Greece Past president Greek Foot and Ankle Society

Prof Norman Espinosa

Zürich Switzerland

Past-President Swiss Foot and Ankle Society

Prof. Manuel Monteagudo

Madrid. Spain

Director Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery Unit. Hopsital Universitario Quironsalud. Faculty of Medicine UEM, Madrid, Spain

Prof Niek van Dijk

Amsterdam, Netherlands

AnklePlatform Amsterdam, Netherlands, University of Amsterdam, Former ESSKA president, Editor Journal of ISAKOS (JISAKOS)

Keith L. Wapner, MD, FAAOS, FACS, FAOA

Pennsylvania. USA

Clinical Professor, Orthopedic Surgery University of Pennsylvania Emeritus Chief, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery Adjunct Professor, Orthopedic Surgery Drexel College of Medicine Past President, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society

Eric Baskin

New Jersey USA

Director of New Jersey Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship Program, Associate Professor Hackensack Meridian Medical System, Senior Member Foot and Ankle Service. New Jersey USA

Dr. Dimitrios Metaxiotis

Thessaloniki - Greece

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Papageorgiou hospital in Thessaloniki. Past President of the Greek paediatric orthopaedic society

Prof. Hans-Jörg Trnka


Head of Department / Vienna Foot Center

Dr Yves Tourné


Past EFAS President, Past AFCP President.

Dr Joel Vernois


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Sussex Orthopaedic NHS treatment centre

Alexandros Eleftheropoulos MD


Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Consultant Head of Orthopaedic Department Naousa’s General Hospital President of Hellenic Foot & Ankle Society Special Secretary of HAOST

Prof Meir Nyska


Past- Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics surgery, Meir Medical Center. Israel

Dr Amir Haze


Foot and Ankle Unit. Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center. Israel

Dr Tali Portal Banker


Consultant in Foot and Ankle Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

Eliezer Sidon


Senior Lecturer. Foot and ankle service, pediatric orthopedic department. Schneider children's hospital. Israel.

Dr Alon Burg


Director of the Foor and Ankle Service - Beilinson Medical Center

If you have any question, please send an email at:

EFAS Member

  • EARLY BIRD - Until 15th August 2022
  • STANDARD – ON SITE from 15th August - 1000 NIS

EFAS Non-Member

  • EARLY BIRD - Until 15th August 2022
  • STANDARD – ON SITE from 15th August - 1000 NIS


  • EARLY BIRD - Until 15th August 2022
  • STANDARD – ON SITE from 15th August - 600 NIS

Nurse and Physiotherapist

  • EARLY BIRD - Until 15th August 2022
  • STANDARD – ON SITE from 15th August - 600 NIS
The Daniel Hotel Herzliya - 10 minutes' walk from the Congress Venue

The Daniel Hotel Herzliya - 10 minutes' walk from the Congress Venue

Business and Leisure… Pure Pleasure! On the fresh and dazzling Mediterranean seafront, the Daniel Hotel Herzliya is Israel's most pleasurable setting for business or leisure visits. The hotel boasts world-class design, state of the art business facilities, sumptuous kosher catering and magnificent service. On the beach, on the pulse Just 10 kilometers from Tel Aviv on a major freeway, the Daniel Hotel Herzliya is positioned in the Herzliya-Pituach business district. This outstanding location allows guests to benefit from convenient proximity to Israel's busiest business districts, while enjoying fresh sea breezes. Daniel Herzliya Hotel uniquely combines a corporate location adjacent to a business park, with tranquil sea views and nearby trendy bars and cafés. The Daniel Herzliya Hotel is fully equipped to offer everything the business traveler requires, including fast, wireless internet access, a business club and state of the art conference facilities. Real Relaxation - Shizen Spa An ambience of opulent serenity touched by the East, pure professionalism, and warm, personal attention make internationally-renowned Shizen Spa an unforgettable spa experience. Located at the Daniel Hotel Herzliya, Shizen guests enjoy unrivalled relaxation and a wide selection of quality beauty and health treatments, which combine ancient wisdom and modern technology.

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See You In September 22nd-23rd 2022

2nd Foot and Ankle Congress In Israel

  • Ramat Yam Street 4, Herzliya, Israel
  • The Sharon Hotel