Very different worldwide professions, general surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and more specialized surgeons work together or not, having borderlines at very different levels or even no borderlines in practicing. For some questions you might find an answer in the surgeons chapter..

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GLOBAL   IATSIC International Association of Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care
ISS International Society of Surgery
    ISCAS International Society for Computer Aided Surgery
    ISCS International Society of Craniofacial Surgery
    SICOT Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie
    WUTBA World Union of Tissue Banking Associations Inc.
AFRICA PAAS Pan African Association of Surgeons
SAOA South African Orthopaedic Association
SASSH South African Society for Surgery of the Hand
SIERRA LEONE AS Africa Surgery
  USA AAOM American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine
    AAOS American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    AATB American Association of Tissue Banks
    ACS American College of Surgeons
    AOSSM American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    ASA American Surgical Association
    ASGS American Society of General Surgeons
  CANADA COFAS Canadian Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
ASIA   ASA Asian Surgical Association
    APOA Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association
  INDIA ASI Association of Surgeons of India
    IFRS International Federation of Rural Surgery
  JAPAN JSS Japan Surgical Society
AUSTRALIA   GSA General Surgeons Australia
    RACS Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
EUROPE   ESTES European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery
    ESS European Society of Surgery
    EURAPS European Association of Plastic Surgeons
    GRIBOI Society for Injectable Osteoarticular Biomaterials / former: Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Biomatériaux Ostéoarticulaires Injectables
    SICOT Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie
  AUSTRIA ÖGC Österreichische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie
  FRANCE SOFCOT Société Francaise de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique
  GERMANY DGOU Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
    DGOOC Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Orthopädische Chirurgie
    DVfR Deutsche Vereinigung für Rehabilitation
  IRELAND RCSI Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
UK ASGBI Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
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