Basic Science & Anatomy Course

The course with viva practice is Full.
The observer program is open for registration.

Registration form

Deadline for Early Bird registration: 15 October 2018



This comprises of lecture presentations, demonstrations sessions using cadaveric prosections.

The focus throughout this course will be surgically relevant topographical anatomy underlying the various surgical approaches in orthopaedic practice with emphasis placed on anatomical hazards and pitfalls encountered in these approaches



  • Brachial plexus
  • Shoulder region
  • Cervical spine
  • Anterior cervical spine
  • Compartments of the forearm
  • Surgical anatomy of the radial and ulnar nerves
  • Anatomy of the hand
  • Lumbar spine
  • Lumbar nerve root anatomy
  • The hip region
  • Bony pelvis
  • Popliteal fossa
  • Leg compartments
  • Anatomy of the foot

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Basic Science

This comprises of interactive lectures

The focus is all the essential topics required for Basic Science for FRCS (Orth)


Topics to be covered include

  • Statistics
  • Bone, cartilage ligament, tendon meniscus and nerve biology and pathology
  • Biomechanics and biomaterials
  • Essentials of the operating theatre environment
  • Radiology
  • Prosthetics and orthotics
  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Microbiology and infection


Course (For FRCS exit examination candidates)

16 – 19 December 2018

2 Days Anatomy + 2 Days Basic Science course


Practice vivas sessions in addition to above

Before 15 October 2018
Local participants: HKD 9,500
Overseas participants: HKD 11,000


After 15 October, 2018
Local participants: HKD 11,000
Overseas participants: HKD 12,200



Anatomy Lab, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Seminar Room, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong



Limited to 20 seats

8 Training points awarded by the HKCOS


Local Faculty

Dr Margaret Fok (Course Convenor)

Dr Christian Fang

Dr Evelyn Kuong

Dr YL Lam

Dr HB Leung

Dr KH Leung

Dr T Pun

Dr Kevin Wong

Dr Benjamin Fang (Department of Radiology)

Dr R Yau

Dr Kelvin Yeung

Dr CH Yan




Course Advisor:

Professor KMC Cheung, Jessie Ho Endowed Professorship in Spine Surgery & Head of Department


Details please contact Ms Jenny Tam:


Last Year Course Programme

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