Welcome to the South African Orthopaedic Association (SAOA)

The Objectives of the SAOA


SAOA 2022 Congress Photos

September 12, 2022by

I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of Exco to extend our thanks for supporting the Congress. We are pleased to inform you that the attendance exceeded...

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SAOA Executive Committee

September 9, 2022by

SAOA President for 2022/2023 Prof Basil Vrettos   Executive Committee  

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SAOJ Table of Contents Alert

September 8, 2022by

South African Orthopaedic Journal | August 2022 / Vol 21, No 3 | Table of Contents alert | 20 Years of the SAOJ In this issue, we celebrate the...

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Annual Congress

Cape Town


Monday 5 – Thursday 8 September 2022.


Membership Login

View your account, important downloads, update your contact information, search for peers and access your membership benefits by logging into the members’ area of the site.


SAOA Registry Login

Submit and manage all of your orthopaedic outcomes on one, world class, platform, Control your own data, Access your own data real time, anytime, Receive feedback from your patients via automated questionnaires



The on-line Patient Education Library of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides information on a variety of conditions and procedures


Orthogate is dedicated to providing ways to improve access to the information needed to make informed decisions about healthcare in orthopaedics and sports medicine.

Our Patient Resources section provides educational materials to help you understand orthopaedic problems and what options for treatment may be available from your orthopedic surgeon or muskuloskeletal health provider.