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European Knee Associates (EKA)
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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)

Upcoming Events

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

EKA Membership
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


ESSKA Executive Office Luxembourg
Centre Médical - FNM
76, rue d'Eich | L-1460 Luxembourg
Phone: +352 4411 7026 | Fax: +352 4411 7678

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