Mission Statement

Our aim is to promote interest, knowledge, and quality of care in emergency and trauma surgery. ASTES was formed in 2017, it seeks to promote best practice in the provision of emergency and trauma surgery and acute care surgery, from pre-hospital care through diagnosis, intervention and intensive care to rehabilitation. This is supported by Countrywide & International collaboration, scientific research, development and delivery of training courses, and the work of the specialist sections (Polytrauma, Visceral & Chest Trauma, Skeletal Trauma& Sports Medicine, Neurosurgical, Anesthesia – Reanimation, Acute care surgery, ENT & Ophthalmology & Maxillofacial, Radiology, Nurse service,Disaster & Military Surgery…etc.) ASTES holds an annual scientific meeting – The Albanian Conference for Trauma and emergency surgery (ACTES) and produces a bi-annual journal – the Albanian Journal for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (AJTES). ASTES also provides practical support through different courses.

Our Departments

Steering Board

 

PRESIDENT 

Asc. Prof. Agron DOGJANI,  MD, PhD, FACS, FISS. 

General Surgeon, Tirana, Albania.

VICE – PRESIDENT   

Zamir DEMIRAJ,  MD, PhD,

Orthopaedic  Surgeon, Tirana, Albania.

SECRETARY   

Alfred IBRAHIMI, MD, PhD,                                   

Anaesthesiologist, Tirana, Albania.

TREASURER

Sokol ISARAJ, MD, PhD,                                             

Plastic Surgeon, Tirana, Albania.

MEMBER  

Shkelzen OSMANAJ, MD, PhD.

General Surgeon, Tirana, Albania.

MEMBER

Ass.Prof. Faton T. HOXHA, MD, PhD

General Surgeon, Pristine, Kosovo.

MEMBER

Asc.Prof. Fadil GRADICA, MD, PhD                                       

Thoracic Surgeon, Tirana, Albania.

MEMBER   

Prof.Dr. Arvin DIBRA, MD, PhD 

General Surgeon, Tirana, Albania.

EDITOR – In Chief (AJTES) 

Prof. Dr. Kastriot HAXHIREXHA, MD, PhD 

General Surgeon, Tetovo, RN of Macedonia.