History of the Society and Objectives
SELSMA (Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Malaysia) was formed to bring together surgeons from all over the world and Malaysia specifically. With a focus on Endoscopic-Laparoscopic techniques, laparoscopic gall bladder surgery SELSMA functions as a platform for surgeons with special interest in this field to congregate their ideas, learn new techniques and educate others.
Formed in the year 2012, SELSMA is the brainchild of a group of esteemed surgeons with a common interest and goal. Thus far, SELSMA has successfully conducted 3 congresses with an array of various surgeons from across the globe as speakers.
SELSMA is also part of a bigger society, ELSA or also known as the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia. SELSMA takes pride in its members who are the crème de la crème from various surgical subspecialties.
Besides being a platform for surgeons to come together, SELSMA also welcomes Medical officers, Medical students and Allied health to actively participate in their host of activities.