This section brings together the opinion-leaders in the treatment of degenerative knee. This European pool of expertise aims to:
- advance the knowledge of degenerative knee pathology and knee arthroplasty.
- provide a milieu for improving both knowledge and treatment of the arthritic knee
- create the best environment for research
- promote professional standards, and thereby ensure the best care for patients
EKA Board 2016-2018
Chairman: Roland Becker (Germany)
Vice-Chairman: Nanne Kort (The Netherlands)
General Secretaries: Michael Hirschmann (Switzerland), Maurilio Marcacci (Italy)
Education: Alfredo Schiavone Panni (Italy)
Education: Simon Donell (United Kingdom)
Membership: Reha Tandogan (Turkey)
Membership: Bruno Violante (Italy)
Research: Antonia Chen (USA)
Research: Oliver Kessler (Switzerland)
Fellowships: José Filipe Salreta (Portugal)
Fellowships: Guillaume Demey (France)
EKA regularly organises meetings, felowships and courses for qualified surgeons. Click on the below links for details on their upcoming events:
2017 ESSKA-EKA European Knee Arthroplasty Travelling Fellowship
ESSKA-EKA Open Meeting: Innovation in degenerative knee surgery - 13-14 October 2017 in Berlin, Germany
To qualify for EKA you must:
- Be a member of ESSKA (you can apply here)
- Consider yourself a specialist on the knee, or intend to specialise on the knee
- Have the degenerative knee as your main area of clinical practice and scientific work
- Fill in the online application form
What is the fee? The annual EKA membership fee is EUR 50.
Do I qualify? To qualify for EKA you must be an ESSKA member.
How to apply: Fill in the online EKA Application Form.