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.
A hands-on course with a focus on Ankle and Achilles Tendon problems, including cadaver lab, live surgeries and lectures.
"It's great to watch your surgeries, I had the oppurtunity to watch u perform an arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis. I must say I was mesmerized and inspired by it. I congratulate and thank you for your excellent work and videos. Also i must add, u operate with the finesse' of an artist!"
"I was very impressed by the course, but also by the whole team that put it together. Nothing seemed too much trouble, everyone seemed to help all the time, you have a wonderful team and the effect of this were obvious. "
"What a wonderful course you have created! I shall pass all the hundreds of large and small tips you gave on to the fellows and residents."
"Very balanced course, interesting interactive lectures, useful life surgery and instructive hands-on cadaver time. Even the social program is really good. Thanks for everything professor van Dijk!"
"Great course! Professor van Dijk is an excellent teacher and a good man. Keep on going!"
"Learning to do a good arthroscopy from the man himself. His tips and tricks makes me a better surgeon in only two days. I thoroughly enjoyed it!"