Second Foot and Ankle Congress in Israel

September 30th - October 1st 2021

Meir Medical Center , Israel



Meir Medical Center Kfar Saba





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

We are now working on the next Congress in 2021 - September 30th to October 1st
We are honored to be patronaged by EFAS - European Foot and Ankle Society

We hope you'll join us

The meeting will cover the most cutting-edge subjects in foot and ankle surgery. For that purpose, we have invited distinguished friends from abroad who will share with us their experience.
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 Meir Kfar-Saba for a productive and interesting two days that, we hope, will be the first of many academic events.

Ezequiel Palmanovich, MD
Director of the Foot and Ankle Service. Orthopedic Department
Meir Medical Center
Dear colleagues,
It is my pleasure to welcome you for the Second Meir international 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, is aimed to cover the most important and some of the controversial issues in our profession. I am sure you 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.
Welcome to meir medical center

Prof. Fabian Krause

Switzerland, Bern

Inselspital, Universitätsspital Bern · Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology

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. Hans-Jörg Trnka


Head of Department / Vienna Foot Center

Dr Yves Tourné


Past EFAS President, Past AFCP President.

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

Associate Professor Hackensack Meridian Medical System Senior Member Southern Ocean Medical Center Foot and Ankle Service

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

Dr. Dimitrios Metaxiotis

Thessaloniki - Greece

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

Jurij Štalc MD PhD


Foot and Ankle Surgeon - Valdoltra Orthopedic Hospital.

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 Becker


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

Dr Natan Bruck:


President of the Israeli Foot and Ankle Society. Deputy Director of the Orthopedic Division. Sheba Medical Center. Tel Aviv. Israel

Dr Shlomo Elias


Director of the Foot and Ankle Unit, Assuta Ashdod. Israel

Dr Dror Robinson


Senior Lecturer. Head of Orthopedic Research Unit and Foot and Ankle Service, Hasharon Hospital, Rabin Medical Center. Israel

Eliezer Sidon


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

See You In 2021

2nd Foot and Ankle Congress In Israel

  • Meir Medical Center Israel
  • Tchernichovsky St 59 Kfar Saba, 4428164 Israel