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Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society (BOS) was formed on 24th Aug.1979. All the members of this society are Orthopaedic Surgeons of Bangladesh. It has an Executive Committee consisting 32 members. The Committee Members are elected for two years. The objective of BOS is to establish better interaction among the members and develop links with other relevant associations.

The web site of Bangladesh Orthopedic Society was launched on August 2001.

General information

The history of orthopaedic surgery in the country goes back to the early '60s. Before 1963, orthopaedic surgery used to be practiced by the general surgeons. In 1963, the first orthopaedic unit emerged at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Till 1972, two more orthopaedic units were started at two other medical college hospitals in the country.

The development of this specialty took place immediately after the war of liberation in 1971.In February 1972 Dr. R.J.Garst, FACS an american orthopaedic surgeon came forward to help take care of the injured freedom fighters. He started his work in

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National Institute of Traumatology & Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR)
Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka - 1207, Bangladesh

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