About & History

Indonesian Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy (IOSSMA) is part of the Indonesian Orthopaedic Association (Persatuan Ahli Bedah Orthopaedi Indonesia – PABOI)

It began with deep concern among several Indonesian orthopaedic surgeons to develop orthopaedic sports science to meet the need of the Indonesian population of excellent and world standards sports injuries treatment. Dr. Andri Lubis, Dr. Bobby Nelwan Dr. Sapto Adji, Dr. Lia Marliana, Dr. IGM Febry Siswanto, and Dr. Yanuarso met several times before decided to organize the first meeting of Indonesian Orthopaedics with a special interest in sports medicine at Harris Hotel Jakarta, On September 1, 2012, resulted in the forming of IOSSMA. Now, IOSSMA has a total of 300 members all over the Indonesia region.

IOSSMA Mission Statement

IOSSMA is a society for Indonesian orthopaedic surgeons with an interest in the field of sports medicine, to advance the art and science of sports surgery and arthroscopy through continuing education, training, and advocacy.


IOSSMA vision is to become a leader in advancing sports surgery and arthroscopy through education, training, and advocacy.