For further information on joining the TCOS, please contact us vial telephone or email address found on the contact page. Our membership directory is listed below.
|Last Name||First Name||Country|
|Ali||Terry||Trinidad & Tobago|
|Araujo||Godfrey||Trinidad & Tobago|
|Chase||Jeff||US Virgin Islands|
|Hugh||Ivan (Tony)||United Kingdom|
|Lousaing||Derrick||Trinidad & Tobago|
|Mencia||Marlon||Trinidad & Tobago|
|Toby||David||Trinidad & Tobago|
There should be five classes of members:
The qualifications for membership in the respective classes are as follows:
Membership is open to any individual who has successfully completed training in orthopaedic surgery at an institution acceptable to the Board of Directors and is licensed by his/her local Medical Council to practice orthopaedic surgery and who is actively engaged in orthopaedic surgical practice.
Members are eligible to become Emeritus Members on attaining the age of 65 and/or are considered by the Board of Directors to have retired from active practice.
Associate Membership is open to Residents enrolled in recognized Orthopaedic Training Programmes in the Caribbean and to other medical practitioners who are not orthopaedic surgeons but whose practice involve a special interest in orthopaedics. Associate Members who qualify for orthopaedic surgeons have automatically become full members of the Association from the date of their license to practice orthopaedic surgery. It is incumbent on such members to inform the Honorary Secretary of the Association, in writing, of their registration as an orthopaedic surgeon as soon as possible.
Honorary Membership may be conferred on individuals of international repute in the field of orthopaedic surgery. Honorary Membership may also be conferred on individuals who have made distinguished contributions to Orthopaedics in general or to the Association in particular and who do not otherwise meet the qualification for Active Membership.
Life Membership may be conferred on persons who have rendered distinguish services to the Association and who are members of the Association.
Application for admission to Active Membership must be supported by objective as well as professional and personal information including:
An Application for Associate Membership must be supported by a letter of referral from the Director of the Residents’ Training Programme or in the case of other medical practitioners’ referral from an Active or Emeritus Member.