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The membership application system is now closed and will open again in May/June 2021.

  • Prospective members must have sponsorship of two members of the Society who will submit letters of recommendation. These letters of recommendation shall be uploaded in the membership application. Please see membership list for ISSLS members. Should you need e-mail address to a member you can contact: [javascript protected email address]
  • An updated curriculum vitae indicating interest in the lumbar spine, including all publications to be submitted in English
  • Lists of significant spinal research and other contributions to spinal research, treatment and/or education must be mentioned in the application form. Reprints of your above quoted three scientific papers must be attached.
  • The applicant must have been present at an ISSLS annual meeting and have presented a paper or poster at the scientific program during the last four year period of an annual meeting before being accepted into the Society. Please indicate the year of your presentation.

The application for membership must be received at the ISSLS office by September 1 of a given year in order to be considered for membership before the next year’s annual meeting. The Membership Committee will inform of their decision on October 15 that same year

Membership fees: First year 200 USD after that 150 USD annually.


With sincere appreciation the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine thanks the following companies for their support of the 47th ISSLS Annual Meeting.