International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC)

The history of the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC) began in 1902 on the initiative of Belgian surgeons Antoine Depage and his colleagues. Today ISS/SIC is representing surgeons and anesthetists from across the globe. The society has a goal to work for international teaching in surgery, both specialized and general surgery, in developed and developing countries.

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: latest updates and links to pages and papers.

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FISS - Fellow of the ISS/SIC

It’s the Council’s pleasure to congratulate the new members to the election as Fellow of the International Society of Surgery (FISS). The election to this honor is a direct recognition of the achievements and the high reputation among colleagues. With the FISS letters, those members are now a strong voice for surgeons and surgical patients around the world.

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Benefits - what's in it for you?

More than 3,000 medical professionals from across the globe have discovered the value of ISS/SIC membership as an essential investment in their future. ISS/SIC offers benefits that inspire, drive and connect us in the translation of science to advance clinical practice and improve the lives of millions of people worldwide.

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ISW 2021

The International Surgical Week 2021 - the World's Congress of Surgery and 49th Congress of the International Society of Surgery will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 29 August to 2 September 2021. Precourses might start on 27 August 2021.

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The World Journal of Surgery

The World Journal of Surgery (WJS) is the official journal of the ISS/SIC and of the six Integrated Societies. The World Journal of Surgery keeps you informed on the newest developments and outcomes in Surgery. Every month new featured articles are published on this website.

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