European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society

Our Mission

The EPOS was founded in 1981, in Paris by a group of 5 paediatric orthopaedic surgeons.

The first EPOS meeting was held in Paris and was attended by 13 surgeons. Nowdays the society has more than 300 surgeons spread around the world. Our last meeting was held in Barcelona, Spain. It was a joint meeting with POSNA and it had more than 1700 attendees.


To increase the quality of care of children with orthopaedic conditions.

This goal is helped by increasing the communication between profesionals dealing with the child, improving the education of those interested in the child care and sharing and difunding the advances in knowledge