The Amsterdam Foot & Ankle Course was started in 2000 by Dutch orthopedic surgeon Niek van Dijk. It has become a leading course in the field. The objective is to teach modern treatment concepts on ankle and hindfoot, including arthroscopic solutions. Orthopedic surgeons from more than 100 countries worldwide have participated.

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Past Courses

Athens, expected in 2024

Athens Arthroscopy Masterclass including hands-on practice, live surgery and lectures

Sao Paulo, 27/28.9 2023

Amsterdam Foot & Ankle Course "on tour" in Brazil. Apart from hands-on arthroscopy sessions, the course includes live surgeries, lectures and case discussions. Course language will be English. The website is available both in Portuguese and English.

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Pisa (Italy), 8/9.9 2023

Together with the San Rossore Academy in Pisa, we organise a 1.5 day ankle course for orthopedic surgeons and sport physicians on 8-9 September: Foot & Ankle Injuries in Football from A to Z. Course Venue is San Rossore Sport Village in Pisa, Italy

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Lodz (Poland), 31.3 - 1.4 2023

A hands-on course with a focus on Ankle and Achilles Tendon problems, including cadaver lab, live surgeries and lectures.

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Cape Town, 9.9.2022

The first hands-on Ankleplatform Arthroscopy Course in Cape Town.

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Fall, 2020

Cape Town, Sint Petersburg, Sao Paulo

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Jaipur, 13/15-12-2019

The first Ankleplatform Course in India, including live surgeries, lectures and a physical examination session.

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Shanghai, 4/5/6-12-2019

Full program of the original Amsterdam Foot and Ankle Course including HANDS-ON sessions and live surgery.

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Sao Paulo, 12/13-09-2019

The first Ankleplatform Course in Brasil. Program includes live surgeries and round table sessions. This course is fully booked.

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Shanghai, 2018-10-24

Full program of the original Amsterdam Foot and Ankle Course including hands-on sessions and live surgery.

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MADRID, 2018-07-05

The strengths of Ankle Arthroscopy and Minimal Invasive Surgery.

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St. Petersburg, 2017-04-27

St. Petersburg

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Amsterdam , 2000-2016

Anual handson courses: basic and advanced

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York, 2015-10-09

Foot & Ankle Course including live surgery and hands-on.

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Paris, 2009-10-02


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Iceland, 2009-09-10


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Italy, 2009-09-09


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