European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

Soon CME



Meir Medical Center Kfar Sava



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 waiting for the final approve for CME of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
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 Meir Medical Center Kfar-Sava 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
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.
Welcome to meir medical center

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

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 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
Abstract submission:
You are about to submit for podium presentation and e-poster in the Second Foot and Ankle Congress in Israel
Our goals in the selection procedure are impartiality, equity, and transparency. Abstracts will be fully assessed by at least two experienced reviewers with extensive knowledge in ankle and foot surgery. The abstract evaluation will be based on their scientific quality and their relevance to ankle and foot surgery.
The accepted abstract will present orally during the congress. 

Prima Millenium Hotel Ra'anana

Hotel Prima Millennium offers comfortable, luxurious and enjoyable stay while boasting a modern and stylish interior, designed by Ari Shaltiel. Guests enjoy free access to the adjacent Holmes Place Health Wellness Club, which offers a semi-heated indoor Olympic swimming pool, fully equipped gyms, a variety of activities and spa facilities Located 3.1 km (~1.2 miles) from the Meir Medical Hospital in Kfar Saba - Congress Venue PROMO CODE: MEDICAL22

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See You In September 22nd-23rd 2022

2nd Foot and Ankle Congress In Israel

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