Iranian Society of Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy and Sport Traumatology (ISKAST) was founded by a group of nationwide known orthopedic sport and knee surgeon including; Dr. Keykavoos Haydarian, Dr. Hosein Behdad, Dr. Mohammad Razi, Dr. Mahmoud Jabalameli, Dr. Mohammad Hasan Kaseb, Dr. Mohammad Naghi Tahmasebi, and Dr. Gholamreza Shah Hosini in 1994.

At that time there were a few center around the country that arthroscopic orthopedic procedure and knee replacement were being performed. Before that time, Iranian orthopedic surgeons had acquired knowledge and experience of knee arthroscopy in the field of reconstruction of ligaments, meniscus and knee cartilage. On the other hand Iranian orthopedic community were got involved more and more in knee replacement surgery. A decade later, a new generation of orthopedic surgeons were trained in international fellowship training centers in America and Europe.

In 2010 the First Biannual International Congress of Iranian Society of Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology (ISKAST) was held in Kish Island, with a new perspective and mission in its own way. After that, in 2012 second, 2014 third, 2016 fourth and 2018 fifth international congresses of ISKAST were held in person in Kish Island with the presence of distinguished speakers from all over the world. With the epidemic of the covid-19 virus, the Knee Surgery Society pursued its activities in a different way, and in 2021, the sixth congress was held virtually with the presence of more than 60 international guest speakers. It also continued its scientific activities by holding monthly webinars.

The Iranian Society of Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology has great scientific goals, including updating the knowledge of knee surgery in Iran and coordinating with the current knowledge of the world, introducing the best Iranian knee surgeons in international forums, also training young surgeons and introducing them to international standards, and promoting research in the field of knee surgery. ISKAST is also committed to providing guidelines and protocols for knee surgery in Iran and promoting patient safety and satisfaction.

Over the years, ISKAST has grown to become a leading organization in the field of knee surgery, arthroscopy, and sport traumatology in Iran and the region. Its members include orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physiatrists, and other healthcare professionals who are dedicated to advancing the field of knee surgery and improving patient outcomes.

In addition to its biennial congresses and monthly conferences and webinars, ISKAST also offers training courses and workshops for young surgeons and residents who are interested in pursuing a career in knee surgery. These courses cover a wide range of topics, including knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, cartilage repair, and knee replacement surgery.

Overall, ISKAST plays an important role in promoting the advancement of knee surgery and sports traumatology in Iran and the region. Through its scientific activities, training programs, and collaboration with international organizations, ISKAST is helping to improve the quality of care for patients with knee injuries and disorders.