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International Societies Listing

International Societies Listing | ASCRS

The following is a list of international societies arranged alphabetically. Multinational associations and federations are listed below this list. 

Argentina

Argentina Coloproctology Society
Website: www.sacp.org.ar
Email: info@sacp.org.ar
Phone: +54 11 4322-9695

Coloproctology Association of the South
Website: http://acosur.com.ar/
Email: info@acosur.org.ar
Phone: +54 291 451-3567

The Coloproctology Association of the South is a voluntary association of people who express a particular interest in issues related to Colorectal medicine, a branch that deals with the study and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus.

Australia

Australia Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
Website: www.cssanz.org
Email: secretariat@cssanz.org
Phone: +61 3 9853 8013

The CSSANZ represents specialist colorectal surgeons in Australia and New Zealand. Our members have undertaken advanced training in colorectal surgery, and are dedicated to ongoing professional development to maintain their expertise in the diagnosis and management of intestinal and anorectal problems. The Society and its members promote the best evidence-based practice in order to improve the treatment of our patients. We have a close relationship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and maintain strong links with many other professional organizations, both nationally and internationally.

Austria

Austrian Society of Surgery
Website: http://www.chirurgie-ges.at/
Email: chirurgie@billrothhaus.at
Phone: +43 1 4087920

The association, whose activities are not profit-oriented, aims to promote science in the field of surgery in all divisions and concerns. The Austrian Society for Surgery defines this particular mission as maintaining the connection of specialized disciplines to each other and connecting the specialized disciplines with surgery, and the purposes of this coordination is to promote scientific activities as well as responsible training.

Brazil

Brazilian Society of Coloproctology (BSCP)
Website: http://www.sbcp.org.br/
Email: sbcp@sbcp.org.br
Phone: +55 21 2240-8927

The Brazilian Society of Coloproctology is a medical non-profit association that aims to bring together Brazilian doctors who are dedicated to this specialty. The SBCP mission is to point to the coloproctologist to the best and safest decisions in meeting colorectal diseases, establishing the most current standards of medical practice in this area. 

Canada

Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (CSCRS)
Website: http://cscrs.ca/
Email: cscrs@cscrs.ca
Phone: +1 613-882-6510

The Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons strives to be a leading authority in education, research, and provision of patient care related to diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. Our mission is to promote optimal management of colorectal diseases through education and research.

Egypt

Egyptian Society of colon and Rectal Surgeons (ESCRS)
Website: www.escrs-eg.org
Email: khaled.madbouly@alexmed.edu.eg
Phone: +20 348 02375

Germany

Germany Society for Coloproctology
Website: http://www.koloproktologie.org/
Email: info@koloproktologie.org
Phone: +49 761 70438113

The German Society for Coloproctology (DGK) is engaged in interdisciplinary medicine in the field of Coloproctology diseases, in particular their diagnosis and treatment. The goals are the promotion of interdisciplinary research, the support of doctor training, the establishment of guidelines, and the hosting of meetings and conventions at an international level.

Great Britain

Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
Website: http://www.acpgbi.org.uk/
Email: info@acpgbi.org.uk
Phone: +44 20 7973 0307

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland group is the 1000 plus surgeons, nurses, and allied professionals who advance the knowledge and treatment of bowel diseases in Britain and Ireland.

Guatemala 

The Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of Guatemala
Website: http://www.accrg.net/
Email: colonyrectodeguatemala@gmail.com
Phone: +502 4505 7512

The Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of Guatemala is an organization for the benefit of mankind in promoting the advancement of the science and art of diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of the colon, rectum and anus, promoting the practice competently and ethically.  The association is a non-profit organization and is alien to all political and religious activity.  It is incorporated and governed under the laws of the Republic of Guatemala.

It consists of medical specialists in Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery with an interest in Colorectal Surgery, associated corresponding doctors, and honorary members.

India

The Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons of India
Website: http://www.acrsi.org/
Email: akgupta@sgpgi.ac.in
Phone: +91 97949 86705

Iran

Iranian Coloproctology Society
Website: http://ircps.com/
Email: info@ircps.com
Phone: +98 21 4430 0340

Ireland

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
Website: http://www.acpgbi.org.uk/
Email: info@acpgbi.org.uk
Phone: +44 20 7973 0307

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland group is the 1000 plus surgeons, nurses, and allied professionals who advance the knowledge and treatment of bowel diseases in Britain and Ireland.

Israel

Israel Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ISCRS)
Website: http://www.iscrs.org
Email: iscrs@outlook.com
Phone: +972 3-530-4555

Italy

Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR)
Website: http://www.siccr.org/
Email: info@siccr.org
Phone: +39 331 679 6776

The Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery is a scientific organization that deals with illnesses of the colon, rectum and anus. 

The Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery is an association of doctors who are devoted to this field of study in order to guarantee the highest standard of therapy to patients by means of evaluation and introduction in medical practice, of scientific progress in the fields of prevention, diagnosis and cure of illnesses of the colon, rectum and anus. The Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery promotes and supports scientific research in all the clinical and biological aspects of diseases of colon proctology, in the belief that scientific progress is the essential condition for the achievement of therapeutic objectives.

Japan

Japan Society of Coloproctology (JSCP)
Website: http://www.coloproctology.gr.jp/
Email: 71Jscp@ernahren.Co.Jp
Phone: +81 3-6277-2340

The Society’s purposes are the pathology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of various diseases of colon, rectum, and anus, including malignant neoplasms, diverticulosis, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease.
In order to accomplish the purposes, the Society will carry out the following projects:

  • Hold academic conferences.
  • Publish official journals, articles, and books.
  • Projects concerning the certified doctors.

Other projects necessary to accomplish the purposes.

The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery
Website: http://www.jsgs.or.jp/modules/en/index.php?content_id=7
Phone: +81 3-3523-1300

The objectives of the Society are to promote advances in gastroenterological surgery and encourage more physicians to provide care in our field, thereby helping to foster academic achievements in medical care and the well-being and medical treatment of the Japanese people, while also encouraging advances in the research and training of healthcare employees and society members so that they can improve the medical care they provide

Latin America 

Latin American Association of Coloproctology
Website: http://www.alacp.org/
Email: alacp@alacp.org
Phone: +55 21 2240-8927

The ALACP is a medical association that brings together surgeons of the colon and rectum in Latin America. Founded in Mar del Plata (Argentina) in 1957, it is headquartered in the city of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Lithuania 

Lithuanian Society of Coloproctologists
Website: http://www.koloproktologai.lt/en
Email: narimantsam@takas.lt
Phone: +370 687 74748

The Lithuanian Society of Coloproctologists is a voluntary public organization, uniting the Lithuanian citizens physicians - coloproctologists and specialists of other professions, working in the field of coloproctology science and practice.

Malaysia 

Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons (MSCRS)
Website: http://www.colorectalmy.org/
Email: secretariat@colorectalmy.org
Phone: +60 3-4023 4700

As a newly formed organization, we are actively encouraging participation and support from all colorectal surgeons in Malaysia in our efforts to strengthen our field in the country.

Mexico

Mexican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Website: www.smcrc.org.mx
Email: smcrc@smcrc.org.mx

Norway

Norwegian Society for Gastrointestinal Surgery (NSGS)
Website: http://www.legeforeningen.no/nfgk
Email: legeforeningen@legeforeningen.no
Phone: +47 23 10 90 00

The Norwegian Society for Gastrointestinal Surgery (NSGS) aims to promote gastroenterological surgery, education, and research.

Philippines

Philippine Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Website: https://www.philippinemedicalassociation.org/specialties-details.php?Spe...
Email: info@philippinemedicalassociation.org
Phone: +63 2 523 0235

The Philippine Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (PSCRS) was established in 1969. Its chief aim is to maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and to promote the advancement of the science and art of surgery of the colon and rectum.

Republic of Korea (South)

South Korean Society of Coloproctology (KSCP)
Website: http://www.colon.or.kr/
Email: colon@kams.or.kr
Phone: +82 2-2040-7737

The Korean Society of Coloproctology, founded in 1986, is a professional medical society that facilitates communication worldwide between individuals pursuing clinical and research excellence in colony surgery.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Website
: www.sscrs.sa
Email: info@sscrs.sa
Phone: +966 11-442-7753

The Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery was established in 2009. Its mission is to provide higher standard of care to patients affected with colorectal diseases in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The society objectives include: standardization of care through the development of clinical practice guidelines, development of innovative solutions through research that is evidence-based and promotion of certified education through meetings and academic networking. The Society members are certified colon & rectal surgeons. Under its umbrella, the society hosts the Saudi Chapter of Enterostomal Therapy (SCET) which advances and promotes the practice of colorectal therapy among the nursing community in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its mission is to provide high standard of nursing solutions to the patients affected with colorectal diseases. The members of the chapter are certified colorectal therapists. SCET hosts academic meetings, research initiatives and clinical improvement projects in the field of colorectal diseases. 

Singapore

Society for Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore
Website: http://www.scrs.org.sg/medi_page/site_web_scrs/common_page.asp

Mission Statement:

  • To develop the specialty of colorectal surgery and to promote its awareness to a high standard and good standing in Singapore.
  • To be the professional body which sets standards and guidelines for members in the management of surgical colorectal disease in Singapore.
  • To participate in the national programs for the prevention and screening of colorectal cancer or other significant colorectal diseases.
  • To foster friendship, understanding, and collaboration among its members and with international colorectal surgical societies, especially those in ASEAN.

South Africa

South African Colorectal Society
Website: http://www.sacrs.co.za/
Email: assa@worldonline.co.za
Phone: +27 11 356 6624
Phone: +27 11 356 6112

The South African Colorectal Society aims to promote the study of, and research into, colorectal disorders and diseases, and related conditions. We aim to promote patient advocacy for those suffering from these conditions, and support best practice in the diagnosis and management of colorectal disease.

Spain

Spanish Association of Coloproctology
Website: www.aecp-es.org
Email: info@aecp-es.org
Phone: +34 914 02 13 53

The Foundation of the Spanish Association of Coloproctology (FAECP) is a non-profit organization that aims to:

  • Promote theoretical and practical knowledge of those involved in the Coloproctology.
  • Promote interdisciplinary scientific contacts and exchanges between the various people and institutions interested in Coloproctology, both national and international.
  • Organize, alone or in collaboration with other organizations or entities, conferences or meetings or other scientific activities related to the Coloproctology.
  • Edit publications related to the subject, disseminate and communicate in any media, and maintaining or promoting training of specialized libraries or files on it.
  • Award scholarships, grants, or aid and finance, totally or partially, research, studies and activities for the advancement of Coloproctology.
  • Any other function or activity related to Coloproctology.

Sweden 

Swedish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery (SSCRS)
Website: http://www.swedish.org/for-health-professionals/graduate-medical-educati...
Email: drgwinn@aol.com
Phone: +1 425-829-3493

Taiwan

Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, Taiwan (SCRST)
Website: http://www.crs.org.tw/
Email: scrstw@gmail.com
Phone: +886 7 731 7123 #2215

Turkey

Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Website: http://www.kolorektalcerrahi.com/
Email: bilgi@kolorektalcerrahi.com
Phone: +90 212 356 0175

The Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery’s mission is to safeguard and improve the rights of its members in the field of their related specialties and to contribute to the enhancement of healthcare services rendered to the community in the field of colorectal surgery.

In order to provide the most effective prevention and treatment for colorectal diseases, Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery carries out activities such as organizing training and research activities in the field of colorectal surgery and contributing to the establishment of patient care standards and national policies.

The Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery fosters professional, scientific, and social relations among its members to reach the above-mentioned goals.

United Kingdom

Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
Website: http://www.acpgbi.org.uk/
Email: info@acpgbi.org.uk
Phone: 44 (0)20 7973 0307

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland group is the 1000 plus surgeons, nurses, and allied professionals who advance the knowledge and treatment of bowel diseases in Britain and Ireland.

The Royal Society of Medicine
Website: https://www.rsm.ac.uk/
Email: membership@rsm.ac.uk
Phone: +44 20 7290 2900

The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the country's major providers of postgraduate medical education.  Independent and apolitical, the Society promotes an exchange of information and ideas on the science, practice and organization of medicine.
The Royal Society of Medicine aims to:

Provide a broad range of educational activities and opportunities for doctors, dentists and veterinary surgeons, including students, and for allied healthcare professionals
Promote an exchange of information and ideas on the science, practice and organization of medicine, both within the health professions and with responsible and informed public opinion.

United States

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
Website: www.fascrs.org
Email: ascrs@fascrs.org
Phone: +1 847-290-9184

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is an association of surgeons and other professionals dedicated to assuring high quality patient care by advancing the science through research and education for prevention and management of disorders of the colon, rectum and anus.

Uraguay

Society for Surgery of Uruguay
Website: www.cirugia-uy.com
Email: secretaria@scu.org.uy
Phone: +598 2402 6820

The Society for Surgery of Uruguay is a civil nonprofit association based in Montevideo, freely formed by surgeons of all specialties and other related medical surgical practice.
Objectives:

  • Enable and ensure the best care and surgical services;
  • Get the technical and scientific development of its members and of the institutions where the surgery is performed;
  • Promote the dissemination and adoption of new techniques and surgical activity fields;
  • In general, promote, by all means, the progress and development of the practice of surgery in the country for the benefit of its members, patients, and the entire community.

Multinational Associations/Federations

Asian Federation of Coloproctology (AFCP)
Website: http://www.congre.co.jp/apfcp/information.html
​Email: afcp@congre.co.jp
Phone: +81 3-5216-5318

The Asian Federation of Coloproctology aims:

  • To promote the advancement of Coloproctology in the Asia Pacific region.
  • To maintain active communications with all organizations interested in Coloproctology and its related fields, in the Asia Pacific area
  • To relate with other International Associations of Coloproctology
  • To co-ordinate and facilitate the conduct of the biennial Congress of the Federation holding of an Asian Scientific Congress of Coloproctology


Eurasian Colorectal Technologies Association (ECTA)
Website: http://www.ectamed.org/ECTA/Eurasian_Colorectal_Technologies_Association...
Email: johann.pfeifer@medunigraz.at

The E.C.T.A. is aimed at promoting and teaching the use, and discouraging the abuse, of advanced technologies for both diagnosis and treatment of large bowel diseases in European and Asian countries, in strict cooperation with the existing national and international colorectal societies.
 

European Federation for Colorectal Cancer
Website: http://www.efrcancer.org/
Email: headoffice@efrcancer.org

The mission of the EFR is to serve its members by:

  • Representing and advancing the profession of surgical oncology
  • Promoting the highest quality surgical oncology patient care outcomes, education, practice, research, ethical conduct, and advocacy; and
  • Promoting public policy issues related to surgical oncology.


European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP)
Website: http://www.escp.eu.com/
Phone: +44 131 624 6040

ESCP (European Society of Coloproctology) is dedicated to promoting and advancing the science, knowledge, and practice of Coloproctology in Europe.  We are a not-for-profit membership organization with an elected Council and Board of Trustees.
 

Mediterranean Society of Coloproctology (MSCP)
Website: http://www.mscp-online.org

The purposes of the M.S.C.P. are to: 

  • Gather into one Association all surgeons and physicians from Mediterranean countries who have a special interest in Coloproctology;
  • Encourage and promote scientific and cultural exchange among the above countries;
  • Promote visits and implement continuing education of doctors from the above countries. Particular interest shall be dedicated to surgical training and technological update;
  • Establish a network of Coloproctology units (at least one in each of the above countries) in close contact with each other, and each one acting in its own country as a reference point for local Coloproctologists;
  • Promote and organize a biennial international convention;
  • Encourage the establishment of colorectal surgery as a specialty in all of the above countries.


Mediterranean Society of Pelvic Floor Disorders (MSPFD)
Website: http://www.mspfd.org/
Email: info@mspfd.org
Phone: +20 2 37625077

The Society, founded in Cairo , Egypt in May, 2001, known as the Mediterranean Society of Pelvic Floor Disorder (MSPFD) is a professional society dedicated to advancing patient care by promoting excellence in pelvic floor disorder scientific research and to hold congresses and meetings throughout the world in order to interchange scientific knowledge.