education

We provide comprehensive educational opportunities, including conferences, workshops, webinars, and online resources, to equip healthcare professionals with the latest techniques, technologies, and best practices in endoscopic spine surgery.

research

We facilitate collaborative research efforts to expand the evidence base surrounding endoscopic spine surgery, driving innovation and continuous improvement in patient care.

advocacy

ASEMISS advocates for the interests of patients and practitioners alike, promoting policies and initiatives that support the advancement and accessibility of endoscopic spine surgery within the healthcare landscape.

networking

ASEMISS fosters a vibrant community of professionals through networking events, forums, and online platforms, facilitating knowledge exchange, mentorship, and collaboration.

education

We provide comprehensive educational opportunities, including conferences, workshops, webinars, and online resources, to equip healthcare professionals with the latest techniques, technologies, and best practices in endoscopic spine surgery.

research

We facilitate collaborative research efforts to expand the evidence base surrounding endoscopic spine surgery, driving innovation and continuous improvement in patient care.

advocacy

ASEMISS advocates for the interests of patients and practitioners alike, promoting policies and initiatives that support the advancement and accessibility of endoscopic spine surgery within the healthcare landscape.

networking

ASEMISS fosters a vibrant community of professionals through networking events, forums, and online platforms, facilitating knowledge exchange, mentorship, and collaboration.

welcome to ASEMISS


Welcome to the AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ENDOSCOPIC AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY (ASEMISS), where innovation meets excellence in the field of Endoscopic and minimally invasive spine surgery. Founded with a vision to advance the practice, research, and education surrounding endoscopic and minimally invasive spine surgery, ASEMISS is committed to fostering collaboration, promoting best practices, and enhancing patient outcomes.

ASEMISS is composed of leading experts, surgeons, researchers, and healthcare professionals dedicated to the advancement of endoscopic spine surgery. Our members come from diverse backgrounds, representing various specialties within the spine care continuum. What unites us is our shared commitment to excellence and our passion for improving patient outcomes through the latest advancements in minimally invasive techniques.

Why Choose ASEMISS

  • Leadership
    With a leadership team comprised of esteemed experts in the field, ASEMISS is at the forefront of driving innovation and setting the standard for excellence in endoscopic spine surgery.
  • Expertise
    Our members represent some of the most experienced and knowledgeable practitioners in the field, ensuring that you have access to the latest advancements and best practices in minimally invasive spine care.
  • community
    Joining ASEMISS means becoming part of a supportive community of like-minded professionals, where you can connect, collaborate, and learn from your peers.
  • impact
    By becoming a member of ASEMISS, you not only enhance your own practice but also contribute to the advancement of endoscopic spine surgery as a whole, ultimately improving patient outcomes and quality of care.

Board Of Directors

DR. Sukdeb Datta
Chairman of the Board
& Chief Executive Officer

DR. BONG-SOO KIM 
President of the Society

DR. GABRIEL JASPER
Secretary of the society

DR. SUDHIR DIWAN
Chairman, Workshops & Education

Dr. Kang Tek Lim
Chairman, International Advisory Council, Chairman, Endoscopic Spine Surgery Workshops

DR. STANDIFORD HELM
Chairman, Physician Credentialing Committee,
& Expert Reviews

DR. KENNETH REED
Chairman, Complex Neurostimulation Technologies & Intellectual Property Development

DR. KENNETH CANDIDO
Director,
Spinal Biologics

DR. MUNISH LAL
Director,
Endoscopic Beginner Advisor and Board of Directors

DR. DOUGLAS BEAL
Director,
Minimally invasive Spine Technology

DR. RICARDO BUENAVENTURA
Director,
Board of Directors

DR PANKAJ N SURANGE
Chairman, International Advisory Council, India and SouthEast Asia

Dr. Ovideu Nicolai Palea
International Advisory Council, Europe

DR. ATMARANJAN DASH 
International Advisory Council, India and South East Asia

DR. RAHUL AHLUWALIA
International Advisory Council, India and SouthEast Asia

DR. SWATY BHAT 
Women Ambassador

Thank you for your interest in the AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ENDOSCOPIC AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY. We invite you to join us in our mission to revolutionize spine care through innovation, education, and collaboration. Together, we can shape the future of endoscopic spine surgery and make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients across the country and across the globe.

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