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Become a member

The OSSI welcomes all bariatric surgeons, and supporting physicians involved in obesity and metabolic surgery. Bariatric physicians, endocrinologists, anaesthesiologists, paediatricians, geriatricians, gastroenterologists and any other physicians, nutritionists, psychologists, physical trainers, and integrated health professionals.

Applications will be processed within 2-3 weeks upon receipt of COMPLETE APPLICATIONS, required documentation and paid membership dues. Please have your current curriculum vitae, recent professional photograph, national surgical registration certificates, certificates of bariatric surgery training, and the details of two sponsors ready prior to starting your online application. Applications must be paid and all documents must be received before applications go to committee for approval.

Fill out the Online Application

Category of OSSI memberships

  • Surgeon Member - Life membership: Rs. 25000/-

    Surgeon practicing or committed to Obesity Surgery can apply for Full membership.

    IFSO membership has to be renewed every year by paying 80/110 USD for soft and hard copy respectively.

    Subscription Fee for Obesity Surgery Journal: Rs.7000 for online subscription and Rs.11000 for both hard copy and online. This is to be paid separately every year (Optional)

    Members will have a reduced fee for registration at the Annual congress of OSSI & World Congress of IFSO. The full member will have voting rights.

    This member will have voting rights and attend the annual general body meetings.

  • Affiliated Member - Life Membership of OSSI: Rs. 5000/-

    Physician Specialist i.e. Endocrinologist, Diabetologist, Radiologist, Pulmonologist, Bariatric Physician, Cosmetic surgeon etc, and Para-medical person i.e. Nutritionist, Psychologist, Physical Trainer, Researcher, etc. can submit the application for Affiliate membership.

    The Affiliated member will have a reduced fee for registration for the annual congress of OSSI.

    This member will have no voting rights.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • An official OSSI Certificate of Membership
  • Use of the website for member activities and e-learning
  • Reduced subscription rate to "Obesity Surgery" journal
  • Links to IFSO international society website
  • Reduced entrance fees to national and regional meetings by OSSI
  • Regular e-newsletters
Additional Benefits For Suegeon Members:
  • Reduced entrance fees to international and regional meetings by IFSO
  • Membership in IFSO professional global network
  • Use of surgical registry on the website

Applicant should have the following documents ready before proceeding to apply: -

  1. Photocopies of all certificates of academic qualifications & registration of medical council
  2. Passport size photograph in color.
  3. Credit / Debit card / NetBanking details to complete the payment and to activate auto-debit facility for journal subscription
  4. Curriculum vitae

Fill out the Online Application