Sharing Knowledge,
Improving Care

Improving surgical care for children in the Pacific Rim
and throughout the world.

About PAPS

PAPS is the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons.  Founded in 1967 by a small group of pediatric surgeons from Pacific Rim countries, the objective of the association is to promote both educational and social ties among its members.

There are currently 530 surgeons who are members of PAPS, residing in 23 countries.


2015 Annual Conference

Our 48th Annual Conference will be held in Shila Hotel, Jeju Island, South Korea, May 17-21, 2015.

For more information, visit the meeting website

For help with meeting registration and hotel reservation, please contact


First session - December 18, 2014 - Alberto Pena - Total urogenital mobilization in patients with cloaca and urogenital sinus 

Link to Dr. Pena's talk 

Second session - January 22, 2015 - Luis de la Torre - What does a pediatric surgeon need to know when operating in patients with Hirschsprung and anorectal malformations 

Link to Dr. de la Torre's talk

Third session - February 26, 2015 - Dr. Manuel Lopez-Paredes - Management of Wilms tumor by minimal invasive surgery 

Link to Dr. Lopez-Paredes' talk

Visit the webinar link for more information.