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AUSTRALIAN PILONIDAL SINUS SOCIETY

Planning for The Society started in 2013 to educate patients about pilonidal sinus (sometimes called ingrown hair between the buttocks) and keep surgeons informed of the latest news and developments in this field.

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APSS is a not for profit health promotion society with the following aims:
 
✓ Promote communication between surgeons managing patients with pilonidal sinus.
✓ Promote and organise scientific meetings regarding pilonidal sinus and related conditions.
✓ Promote research into pilonidal sinus including prevention and treatment.
✓ Set up training opportunities for surgeons and surgeons in training.
✓ Provide information about pilonidal sinus and APSS events.

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APSS IS LOOKING FOR

✓ All surgeons who have an interest in pilonidal sinus treatment
✓ Patients to share their experience on our blog
✓ Sponsors as the web site is currently unfunded
✓ Suggestions e.g. conference venues, topics, speakers

WHO IS BEHIND APSS

Dr Peter Wysocki

President
MBBS, FRACS
General Surgeon
Griffith University School of Medicine
Logan Hospital
Mater Private Hospital Springfield

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OUR MISSION

Promote communication between surgeons managing patients with pilonidal sinus. Promote and organise scientific meetings regarding pilonidal sinus and related conditions. Promote research into pilonidal sinus including prevention and treatment. Set up training opportunities for surgeons and surgeons in training. Provide information about pilonidal sinus and APSS events. The web site does not endorse any company or organization which appears on the site. We have no sponsors or commercial advertisements.

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