Raul Barco MD, PhD. received his medical education in the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and his training in Hospital Universitario La Paz in Madrid, Spain, where he is a member of the Upper Limb Unit focusing on shoulder and elbow problems since 2004.
He has been awarded the SECEC traveling fellowship program in 2013 and has been a visiting clinician at the Mayo Clinic at Rochester, MN.
He is president-elect of the Spanish Society of Shoulder and Elbow, Chair of the Elbow Group of ESSKA and a member of the Qualification Committee of SECEC.
In-Ho Jeon, MD, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan in Seoul, Korea. Active clinical appointment majoring elbow and upper extremity surgeries in Asan Medical Center, University Hospital of Ulsan Medical School. He serves as an associated editor of Journal of Shoulder Elbow Surgery, and a member of the Examination Board of Korean Orthopedic Association.
Dr. Jeon achieved medical degree from Kyungpook National University in Daegu and finished orthopedic resident training in the same university hospital. Shoulder and Elbow Research Fellowship in the University of Nottingham supervised by Prof. Angus Wallace for two years and became assistant professor in the Kyungpook National University. Dr. Jeon worked in Mayo Clinic for clinical and research on elbow with Prof. Bernard Morrey. Dr. Jeon published over 100 scientific papers in peer reviewed journal as a main author and became Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Asan Medical Center and served as a chair person of scientific committee of ICSES in elbow program.
Clinical research work covers elbow anatomy, biomechanics and elbow trauma. Professor Jeon’s research team collaborates with researchers in robotics, and IT companies to establish next generation robotic surgery in orthopedic surgery and a new digital surgical suite. Dr. Jeon’s team has several grants supported by the Ministry of Health & Welfare, and Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of Korean Government.
Christos Koukos, Dr. med., is the head of the arthroscopic division in the EVK Mettmann in Germany. He deals mostly with sports injuries of the elbow, instabilities etc.. After finishing his residency and subspecialty of “spezielle orthopädische Chirurgie“ in Germany, he worked as a consultant in the Sportklinik Duisburg. He has done visiting elbow fellowships in the the ARCUS Klinik under PD Dr. Klaus Burkhart.
1993: MD degree at Medical Faculty, University of Nis
January 2000: Certification of Specialist in orthopaedic surgery
May 2001: Master of medical science, Master degree, M. Sc. thesis: “Comparative results of surgical and conservative treatment of complex fractures of the distal end of the radius”
March 2005: Doctor of medical science, PhD degree, PhD thesis: “Biological and biomechanical aspect of the nonunion of long bones and possibility of the contemporary treatment”
1994 – 2000: Worked at the Clinic for orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, Clinical Center Nis, like resident.
2000: Work at the Clinic for orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, Clinical Center Nis, like Specialist for orthopaedic surgery and traumatology.
2019: Director of Clinic for orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, Clinical Center Nis
2014- present: Professor of Surgery at Faculty of Medicine
December 2005 – April 2006 - Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea
October 2007 – November 2007 – University Clinic, Leuven, Belgium
May 2008 – Jun 2008 – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Academic and Public Activities
- President of Shoulder and Elbow Society Serbia
- Secretary of Serbian Trauma Association
- Member of Serbian Orthopaedic and Trauma Association
- Ordinary member of SECEC/ESSSE
- International member of AAOS
- AO Alumni member