Notice & Newsletter

APTS official website launched!

Dear colleagues,

It is truly great our pleasure to inform you to launch official website of Asia-Pacific society of Thyroid Surgery (APTS).

The website of APTS ( has been updated with a new and the latest information about
the society and membership. We will regularly update the site with APTS information and news about
the next congress APTS 2017, so please visit the website and continue to support us.

The purpose of APTS is to provide a common platform for specialists on thyroid surgery
to promote thyroid surgery and friendship. Membership of APTS is open to any clinicians and
scientists who are interested in the field of thyroid surgery regardless of their specialties.

We cordially invite you to be the member of APTS. Please join us to advance thyroid surgery and
improve health related to thyroid disease in the Asia-Pacific region. You can apply the APTS membership
at the APTS website ( with bank transfer of the membership fee
(US dollar $100).  

Should you have any inquiries or any comments on APTS, please do not hesitate to contact us at We will be glad to be of assistance.


Sincerely yours,


Hiroya Kitano, M.D., Ph.D.

  Director of Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery (APTS)

  Honorary President of the 2nd Congress of APTS


Kyung Tae, M.D., Ph.D.

Secretary General of Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery (APTS)