Promoting excellence in clinical management, research and education in the perioperative care of patients with obesity.



Members are physicians who are engaged in the practice of medicine dealing with surgical patients with obesity, and non-physicians who are involved in the perioperative care of these individuals. 

Our member are globally connected in sharing ideas, knowledge, and expertise in the management of perioperative care of patients with obesity. 



This is a young and dedicated learned society that you should consider as one of your professional homes.

Get to know our outstanding leaders and collaborate with colleagues around the globe. Network with like-minded physicians dedicated to the perioperative care of and research regarding this special population.



Do you have an interest in anesthesia for patients with obesity? Are you exploring research in this area and are you looking for more educational material and collaborative opportunities?


You can have a voice that is becoming stronger every year as a member of ISPCOP! ISPCOP is the International Society for the Perioperative Care of Patients with Obesity.


Our mission is to facilitate progress in the perioperative care of and research regarding this special population.


Members also have access to the Federation of Anaesthesia Obesity Societies with representation from around the globe, and membership meeting benefits from each member society. Checkout the combined Federation newsletter at:


ISPCOP offers you education and collaboration with like-minded colleagues at a very low cost; and students and residents join for FREE.

Annual membership dues are nominal and will help fund the administrative costs of the Society. Please encourage your colleagues to join our society and help it grow!


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