Dr. Edilson Forlin graduated as a Physician from the Federal University of Parana
Brazil in 1984. He did his residency at Clinicas Hospital of UFPR that followed a 2- year fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics at Pequeno Principe Hospital, the largest pediatric Hospital in Brazil. He also did a fellowship at the Alfred I DuPont Institute in Delaware and the Children Medical Center in Seattle USA.
He joined the Pequeno Principe Hospital as pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon and instructor for residency and fellowship program. He obtained a Master Degree and Ph.D. at the University of Sao Paulo. He was approved as Professor of the Orthopedics at the Federal University of Parana.
In the last five years he participated in more than 120 conferences, presentations, round tables and reports. He done 25 original papers and 22 chapters published (including: The Secret’s on Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Spine: Principles and Practice). He is a member of the Editorial Board for Journals of Pediatric
Orthopedics and Journal of Children Orthopedic, consultant of the Journal of the Argentine Association of Orthopedics, Faculty of F1000 Prime since September 2007 and former co-editor of the Brazilian Pediatric Orthopedic Journal. He visited many orthopedic centers worldwide: Iowa University, Harvard Boston Children Hospital, Atlanta Scottish Rite and University of Montreal.
He took part in many scientific orthopedic organizations and served as President of Brazilian Pediatric Orthopedic Society (2005-2006) and as a Honorary member of Argentina Society of Pediatric and Trauma Orthopedics (SAOTI), Child Orthopedic and Trauma Society (SCHOT),Colombian Pediatric Orthopedic
Society (SOCOIN) and former member of Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA).