S.O.R.G. Comprehensive Course 2017 in KLS Martin WORLD

We are looking back to another excellent S.O.R.G. Comprehensive Course week in Tuttlingen. With 75 participants from 28 nations in KLS Martin WORLD, this was truely a successful event for participants and speakers.

According to the title “Updates and Controversies in Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery”, the course addressed more experienced surgeons in the field of oral and craniomaxillofacial surgery. The course featured detailed overviews of the most commonly encountered areas of OMF surgery (traumatology, TMJ, orthognathic and preprosthetic surgery). In addition, further topics such as reconstructive, cleft, craniofacial and aesthetic surgery were discussed.

Ruud Bos‘ Honorary Membership

A very special recognition was given to Prof. Rudolf R. M. Bos from NL-Groningen for his outstanding contribution to S.O.R.G. from the very beginnings of the association. Whilst covering important positions like Medical Secretary, Secretary General, Section Chairman and S.O.R.G. Chairman in the Board since 1991 until today, Ruud Bos was always actively involved in developing the group in its endeavors of encouraging research and science as well as in providing high-quality postgraduate teaching and education in the field of state-of-the-art oral and maxillofacial surgery. He participated in innumerable clinical studies and is co-organizer of the very well established and recognized S.O.R.G. Free Flap and Bone Graft Courses (fresh frozen human cadaver) in the UMC Groningen. The Board therefore proposed Ruud Bos for the honorary membership of the association which was unanimously granted by the General Assembly.

Vienna 2014 TMJ course is sold out again!

The Vienna TMJ course is a steady landmark in our Annual S.O.R.G. Academy program. Participants are obviously willing to take even longest travelling in order to get familiar with arthrocentisis, TMJ endoscopy versus open TMJ surgery. more...

TMJ Course Dresden 2014 – S.O.R.G. meets Venice of the East

Framing the 2014 S.O.R.G. TMJ Course end of October with a lovely Indian summer and charming flair, Dresden hosted again a fully booked masterclass TMJ course, attracting almost 50 international participants...

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6th Comprehensive Course in Maxillofacial Surgery, 2014

The 6th S.O.R.G. Comprehensive course in Maxillofacial Surgery took place from May 18th – 23rd, 2014 on Kos, Greece. The course covered the entire field of CMF underlined with practical hands on sessions. more...


Reconstruction in Head and Neck Surgery - Pre-Congress of the ECHNO, 2014

At the occasion of ECHNO (the European Congress on Head and Neck Oncology) S.O.R.G. organized a Pre-Congress on "Reconstruction of the Head and Neck Surgery", April 23rd, 2014. more...


TMJ meets Middle East – S.O.R.G. Masterclass in TMJ Surgery April, 2014

The 12th course of the Middle East Group was hosted from April 5th - 6th, 2014 in Muscat Oman under the topic "Masterclass in TMJ Surgery - Arthroscopic and Open Surgical Approaches". more...


5th Euregional Course on "Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face", 2014

For the fifth time already, the Euregional Course on "Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face" took place from March 28th - 29th, 2014 in the beautiful city of Maastricht. more...


4th PanAfCOMS Workshop on Reconstructive Surgery of the Face in Nairobi, 2014

As an additional contribution to the 4th PanAfCOMS 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya S.O.R.G. ran a workshop on "Reconstructive Surgery of the Face" on March 12th, 2014.  more...


New S.O.R.G. Chairman

Eddy Becking was inaugurated as new chairman of S.O.R.G. e.V. Europe on the General Assembly in January 2014 in Berlin, Germany. At the same time Nadeem Saeed was elected as new Vice-Chairman. more...


Meet the Experts in Berlin, January 2014

The course "Surgery First- Developments in Orthonathic Surgery" in Berlin, was the place to be for numerous oral and maxillofacial surgeons as well as orthodontists. more...


S.O.R.G. Orbita Trauma Concept - The search for a common approach in orbita trauma repair

Orbital floor injuries are among the most frequent midface traumas. This was reason enough for the S.O.R.G. trauma section to develop in close collaboration with KLS Martin a specific treatment set. more...


Vienna calling – S.O.R.G. TMJ course 2013 returns to Vienna

After last year’s interims stay at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, the S.O.R.G. TMJ course 2013 returns to the city of its origin, Vienna. Focusing on arthroscopic versus open Temporomandibular Joint surgery, this course has certainly seen the “who is who” in this specific medical discipline.  more...


S.O.R.G. Masterclass in Reconstructive Surgery of the Face, 2013

As an additional contribution to the ICOMS 2013 OMF World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, S.O.R.G. ran a corporate forum titled “Masterclass in Reconstructive Surgery of the Face” on Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 2013.  more...


S.O.R.G. runs successful ICOMS 2013 Pre-Congress Symposium

Almost 200 attendees from all over the world came one day earlier to the Bi-annual meeting of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons called ICOMS to participate in the S.O.R.G. pre-congress day.  more...


1st Saudi S.O.R.G. Comprehensive Course in OMF Traumatology

Between May 30th and June 01st, 2015, the first Saudi S.O.R.G. Comprehensive Course in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was celebrated under the auspices of the Saudi Ministry of Health, King Saud Medical City as well as the Saudi Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Riyadh.  more...


COBRAC 2013: Excellence in Surgical Technique in Oral- and Maxillofacial surgery

The S.O.R.G. Latin American Pre-Conference of the COBRAC was held in Rio de Janeiro on Aug 20th, 2013. The event with more than 150 participants focusing on "Excellence in Surgical Technique in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" was presented by an outstanding faculty.  more...


S.O.R.G. Satellite Symposium on Preprosthetic Surgery during SICMF 2013

At the occasion of the XVIII. (SICMF) in Padova, Prof. Stefan Lundgren lectured during a S.O.R.G. satellite symposium on May 17th, 2013 featuring the topic of “Contemporary bone augmentation procedures in Oral and Maxillofacial implant surgery”.  more...


Enthusiastic feedback on S.O.R.G. orthognathic course with Dr. Arnett

A respectable group of 218 oral and maxillofacial surgeons as well as orthodontists from 20 different nations came to see and to listen to Dr. William G. Arnett and his partner orthodontist Dr. David L. Way.  more...


Endoscopic versus open TMJ surgery the Dutch way

Doctors treating patients suffering from chronic TMJ pain have a wide scope of different options: Besides conservative treatment puncturing the joint and doing arthrocentesis and lavage techniques.  more...


4th Euregional Course on "Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face", 2013

From March 22nd - 23rd, 2013 the fourth Euregional Course on "Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face" took place  in the hometown of the University Medical Center (MUMC+).  more...


Bologna 2013 | Conference on Craniofacial Anomalies

Craniofacial disorders come with in multitude of different forms and expressions. For the first time S.O.R.G. tried to cover the different pathologies and therefore give a comprehensive overview on the various craniofacial pathologies. more...



Free Flap Course Groningen 2012

It was the fifth time that the Free Flap Course took place in the Dept. of Anatomy of the University Hospital Groningen, organized by the Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group in cooperation with the Wenckebach Institute.  more...


4th Alpine Symposium on Craniomaxillofacial and Oral Surgery 2013

Already for the 4th time S.O.R.G. carried out a modular comprehensive approach on traumatology in conjunction with our cooperation partner Leopold-Franzens-Medical-University in Innsbruck.  more...


S.O.R.G. Latin America takes off

It has been a strong desire for various years, now finally set into reality: The foundation of an own S.O.R.G. regional South American section which has been celebrated during past November in in Santiago de Chilemore.  more...