The objectives of the Society are:

The advancement of the standard of shoulder and elbow surgery in South Africa by contact and discussion amongst the members of the Society.

To aid and stimulate interest in the problems encountered with regard to the shoulder and elbow in medical practice.

To form educational links with international bodies with similar interests.

    About SASES

    The South African Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons’ Society is made up of South African Orthopaedic surgeons with a super-specialist interest in in surgery of the shoulder and elbow.

    The organization seeks to:

      *   foster and advance science and practice of shoulder and elbow care
      *   serve patients, members and society by advancing shoulder and elbow care

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    The Society of South African Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons wishes to provide patients with

    access to information regarding shoulder pathology. Shoulder related pathologies and its

    relevant treatment protocols evolve constantly. Information provided to patients has to be

    updated regularly and tailored to a patient’s specific needs.


    Journal Access

    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery SASES MEMBERS HAVE ACCESS AS A MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGE The online access e-mail was sent to all paid up members of the SASES from publishers Elsevier on 23 February 2022. Please check for it in your inbox (and junk/spam folders)  For those who previously made use of the online journal access, your […]

    SASES Meeting 2022

    SASES is planning an exciting meeting in Cape Town in 2022. The invited international Speaker is Patrick Denard (Oregon, USA). The programme begins with a pre-congress Shoulder Arthroplasty Symposium on Saturday 3rd September and Sunday 4th September 2022. The programme continues with a SASES meeting at the SAOA 2022 Congress on Monday 5th September and Tuesday 6th September 2022.Philip Moroder (Zürich, Switzerland) will join the Shoulder […]