Live Surgical Demonstration at The Aspetar Joint Restoration Conference

31 Oct 2021

The world-leading sports medicine hospital, Aspetar, will host Aspetar Joint Restoration Conference. The Two-day hybrid conference will take place in the Torch Ballroom at Sports City from the 16th – 17th December, with two exclusive workshops – Rehab and Surgical Skills – on the 18th December 2021.

The conference will bring together internationally renowned sports doctors, sports scientists, physiotherapists, sports tech bods, and experts for an interdisciplinary dialogue on innovative approaches in prevention, regeneration, and rehabilitation in elite sport and sport for maintaining health.

More than 200 healthcare professionals are expected to attend the event physically, and participants will have the opportunity to attend sessions virtually as well. The conference will highlight the newest developments in joint restoration and cartilage repair led by the world’s renowned leaders in this field in collaboration with the highly experienced Aspetar staff.

Dr Bashir Ahmed Zikria, Chief of Surgery at Aspetar, said 

We are planning the scientific programme with the aim to focus on current developments in our field and to report, discuss, and analyse them among scientists and clinical researchers as well as orthopaedic surgeons, and health care providers, who during the conference will illustrate Aspetar’s joint preservation treatment algorithm and procedures for cartilage injuries and joint restoration.

The conference offers a unique platform for healthcare practitioners, with the top themes of the event to discuss epidemiology, extent of the problem in athletic population and long-term impact, and explain pathophysiology, anatomy, clinical, and radiological diagnosis and treatment algorithms, indications for conservative treatment, conversion to surgery and proper rehab strategies, and all surgical techniques with special focus in technical tips.

The experts will also outline the best evidenced practice in measuring the outcome and designing surgical treatment and rehabilitation on the last day of the event with two interactive workshops entitled ‘Surgical Skills Course’ and ‘Rehab Course’.

Additional details of the conference are available on the conference website, registration is open, and participants are invited to register for the conference at:


About Aspetar:

Aspetar is a world leading specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, and the first of its kind in the Middle East. Since 2007, with a world expert team, the hospital has provided top-level comprehensive medical treatment to all athletes in a state-of-the-art facility that sets new standards internationally.

In 2009, Aspetar was accredited as a “FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence” by F-MARC. In 2013, Aspetar was adopted as a reference collaborator centre by the Gulf Countries Council (GCC) Health Ministers Council and “IOC Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health” in 2014.

In 2015, Aspetar has been recognised as the “IHF Reference Centre for Athlete and Referee Health”. In the same year, the hospital also achieved the obtained-on December 15 the Accreditation Canada International (ACI) “Platinum Level”.

Aspetar is a member–organisation of Aspire Zone Foundation, Qatar’s innovative sports and healthy lifestyle destination.

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