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OMID as a non-profit society, undertakes the mission of awarding the Free-Papers, providing Fellowships and organizing Cadaver Courses before the Congress for 5 years. Meaning of these awards is to improve the interest on the “Evidence Based Studies” for the Surgeons who have been and have a desire to work on Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery all around the world.

TURKMISS Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery Awards is one of the major awards of the Turkish Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery Society since 2009.

Traditionally the Nominees are chosen from the Free-Paper applications to our Congress. And the Committee has been comprised by the Presenters of our previous Congress and who has proved his/her profession on Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery.

The Awards are dedicated to the Pioneers of the MISS as given below;


Adam Shreiber
Innovated Paper Award 1000 Euro

Parviz Kambin
Best Presentation Award 1500 Euro

Sadahisa Hijikata
Best Research Award 3000 Euro

Here are the Nominees of 2013 Traditional TURKMISS Awards,
One of the Pioneers of Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery;

 Here is the precious Committee of the TURKMISS 2013 AWARDS;


Dr. İbrahim Yegül

Dr. Elvan Erhan

Department of Algology, Ege University, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Halil Algan 

Dr. Taylan Temel 

Dr. Burcu Candan 

Dr. Burkay Kaçıra

Konya N.E University Meram School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Dr. Tolgay Şatana 

Dr. Yücel Kanpolat 

Dr. Murat Ergüven

Av. Cengiz Gökçek State Hospital, General Orthopedics and Traumatology Dpt.

Dr. Ayhan Cömert

Department of Anatomy, Ankara University

Dr. Thomas Lübbers

Holthausener Feld

Dr. Stefan Hellinger

Orthopaedic surgeon in privat practice and as consultant in Isar Klinik Spine and jointsurgery

Dr. Hansjörg Leu

Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Pil Sun Choi

Institute of University of Sao Paulo

Dr. Daniel Gastambide 

Dr. Cavit Meclisi

Dr Cavit Meclisi Kas İskelet Ağrıları ve Spor Sakatlanmaları Kliniği

Dr. Satishchandra Gore 

Dr. Gun Choi

Dept. Neurosurgery, Wooridul Spine Hospital

Dr. Wolfgang Rauschning

Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAcademic University Hospital

Dr. Akira Dezawa

Department of orthopaedic surgery, University of Teikyo, Mizonokuchi Hospital

Dr. John Shepperd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to Hastings, England

Martin Knight 

Nurettin Lüleci

Maltepe University Medical School / Istanbul

Thomas Hoogland

Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery /Effnerstrasse

Bambang Darwono

Head of Orthopaedic Section of Pluit  Hospital

Paulo de Carvalho

Federal Unıversıty Of The State Of Rıo De Janeıro

Vladimir Radchenko 

Jean Destandau

Neurosurgeon in private practice en Bordeaux

Anthony Yeung

Arizona Institute for Minimally Invasive Spine Care Arizona Orthopedic Surgeons

Tariq Sohail 

Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences Prof. of Orthopaedic & Spine Surgery

Munehito Yoshida

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wakayama MedicalUniversity

Murat Bezer 

Lester Wilson

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore

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