Subspecialties | Canadian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (COFAS)


New Members – Joining COFAS is Easy!

If you consider foot & ankle to be part of your practice and you would like to become a COFAS member, please review the membership criteria below and send an email to, with the following information:

  • Updated CV (including contact details, any hospital affiliation)
  • Your desired membership category

Please note that you need to be a member of COA in order to apply for COFAS membership.

Active Membership (Orthopaedic Surgeons)
  •  $200 annual dues
  • COFAS Active Membership is open to orthopaedic surgeons who dedicate a portion of their practice to foot and ankle surgery.


Associate Membership (Fellows and Residents)
  • No annual dues
  • COFAS Associate Membership is open to fellows or residents with an interest in foot and ankle subspecialty training.
Senior Membership (Retired from Practice)
  • $100 annual dues
  • COFAS Senior Membership is open to members who have retired from practice.
Affiliate Membership
  • $250 annual dues
  • COFAS affiliate membership is open to physiotherapists, chiropodists, occupational therapists, pedorthists, orthotists, physician assistants, or nurse practitioners with an interest in treating foot and ankle pathology
  • Must demonstrate membership in good standing in a regulatory body (college or otherwise)
  • Referral by an orthopedic surgeon member of COA is required

Membership Categories

If you require any assistance paying your COFAS or COA membership dues, please do not hesitate to contact for assistance.

Membership Listing

A complete membership listing is available, upon request, to all COFAS members in good standing.

Before requesting a listing, ensure that your membership dues are paid to date and that your COFAS membership is current.

COFAS membership lists are not provided to any non-members or outside parties.