About The British Indian Orthopaedic Society

The British Indian Orthopaedic Society UK aims to provide educational support to the Orthopaedic surgeons of Indian and British origin currently in training or practicing in the UK, as well as those who, at any time, have been trained in the UK but are settled in India or other countries.

BIOS organises various meetings, courses and social events at local and national level as well as, acting as a forum for informal discussion among its members on issues of mutual interest.

BIOS also plays a key role in liaising between the Indian Orthopaedic Association and the British Orthopaedic Association. The Indo British Travelling Fellowships sponsored by BIOS are now well established and are receiving wider recognition. Indian Summer and British Autumn scientific meetings initiated and arranged by BIOS provide excellent platform for scientific exchanges between British and Indian Orthopaedics.

BIOS is currently developing short and long-term duration fellowship training opportunities for British trainees in BIOS recognized centres of Excellence in India.

Aims of the BIOS

1. To provide educational support to the orthopaedic surgeons of Indian origin currently in training or practicing in the UK, as well as those who, at any time, have been trained in the UK but are settled outside UK.

2. To bring Indian and British Orthopaedics together through training and education

3. To promote sharing of knowledge and culture between Indian and British orthopaedic surgeons, in India and UK, by arranging educational meetings, courses, travelling fellowships and other similar activities.

4. To organise various meetings, courses, other educational and social events at local, regional and national level for its members and non-members and to act as forum for informal discussion amongst them on issues of mutual interest.

5. To organise a yearly national scientific conference.

6. To establish BOA recognized sub-specialty training / long-term fellowship in centres of excellence in India for British trainees.

7. To support the IOA in its endeavor to modernize orthopaedic training in India