NASS International: Bangkok

NASS International Bangkok

NASS International: Bangkok

This inaugural NASS International Meeting will explore the latest surgical and medical spine care science, techniques, and technologies. Four hands-on courses will occur prior to the meeting. The meeting will feature surgical and medical symposia, case-based discussion, as well as podium abstract presentations.

Symposia Topics: Updates in Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Lumbar Spine, Traumatic Spine Injuries, Cervical Myelopathy and OPLL, Pain Management, Adult Spinal Deformity, Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Controversies, Infections, in addition to Dropped Head Syndrome, Metastatic Tumors with Cord Compression and Complication Management.

Program Committee

NASS Overall Chair:
Patrick C. Hsieh, MD, MS (USA)
Charles A. Reitman, MD,
Chair (USA)
David R. O’Brien, Jr., MD,
Co-chair (USA)
Jeffrey C. Wang, MD,
Co-chair (USA)
Pornpavit Sriphirom, MD,
Co-chair (THAILAND)


The entire multidisciplinary spine care community as well as others with an abiding interest in spine are welcome to attend the inaugural NASS International Meeting.


Upon completion of this meeting, participants will gain strategies to:

  • Promote discussion of new scientific developments and best practices within spine care organizations;
  • Demonstrate the application of current techniques, procedures and research;
  • Practice evidence- and value-based medicine relative to spine care;
  • Provide an environment for the exchange of ideas in spine care with experts and peers from around the globe;
  • Provide opportunities to strengthen professional relationships worldwide.

Visa & Vaccines

The VISA EXEMPTION RULE allows tourists from 64 countries to enter Thailand without a visa. They are granted to stay a maximum of 30 days if they are entering Thailand via an international airport or entering through a land border checkpoint from neighboring countries.

Visa Vaccines and Medicines

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. NASS designates this live activity for a maximum of


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US, that participate in this CME activity, are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Note: The hands-on courses will offer additional CME.