OrthoOnline is a platform for Chinese orthopaedic specialists to connect online. This also aids in creating a national registry and network for orthopaedic clinicians and researchers to engage on mutual topics. The network provides guidance for its members to create content and methods to disseminate the content easily to a specific audience within the orthopaedic field.
Prof. Cheng-Kung Cheng is an active member of the Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society and founder of the Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory. The laboratory has seven ongoing projects and nine research topics. It has developed regional and international collaborations with leading institutions and has state of the art equipment, technology, services, and facilities in order to support their ongoing initiatives.
Bone and Joint Decade represents an important global collaborative effort between global orthopaedic organisations, societies, industrial partners, and healthcare organisations who aim to raise recognition of musculoskeletal conditions and the burden they place on society. Not only do they collaborate with orthopaedic and healthcare organisations, but also encourage individuals to prioritise their own care and not to neglect musculoskeletal diseases.
Prof. Cheng Chun-yiu is the current Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. The department is relatively young, and yet it has grown to be a leading orthopaedic group in Asia. The department has six flagship programmes all with their own research projects and initiatives. It has also established multiple centres and laboratories to support its research and has purchased state-of-the-art equipment to support research initiatives. Furthermore, the department has collaborative networks extending through Asia, Europe, North America, and Australia.
Prof. Tang Peifu is the current Chief of the Department of Orthopedics. The department is the People’s Liberation Army’s largest orthopaedic specialist centre devoted to treating critically ill patients, difficult-to-treat cases, and the distinct complexities of war injuries. There are several key teams and projects led by both foreign and domestic orthopaedic specialists. The department is home to state-of-the-art equipment and robotics to aid in orthopaedic surgery, to better treat their many patients.
The World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers aims to create networks between both Chinese professionals and students in the field of biomedical engineering; a field relied upon by many in the orthopaedic field. Their mission is similar to that of CSOS, encouraging development of professional relationships among members, links between academic institutions and industrial partners, development of translational research, and establishment of international cooperation and development.
The Department of Orthopedics of the Guangzhou Red Cross Hospital caters to their patients and the public, in order to improve overall musculoskeletal health. The orthopaedic surgeons aim to perform the most advanced surgical techniques for the benefit of their patients and enhance these techniques for the betterment of the field of orthopaedics. The Department also publishes teaching articles to inform individuals how they can keep themselves healthy and avoid orthopaedic diseases.
The Beijing DCN Orthopaedic Hospital is a hospital devoted solely to orthopaedic care. It follows internationally accredited standards for diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of orthopaedic disorders. The hospital mainly aims to support its patients and the general public to reduce the burden of orthopaedic diseases. It served as a designated hospital during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics and in 2010 it became a clinical teaching hospital for the Department of Sports Rehabilitation, Beijing Sports University.
The Macau Orthopaedic Association is a growing organisation for local Macau orthopaedic specialists. As a Special Administrative Region of China, the Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society is supportive of its goals which are closely in line with our own. They aim to establish medical exchanges, improve professional standards, and maintain the professional interests of all of its members, for the benefit of the orthopaedic field as a whole.