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Aspetar Joint Restoration Conference “Knee Cartilage Injuries in Sports”

  • Dec 16 - 18, 2021
  • Torch Ball Room, beside Aspire Zone Ladies Club

Registration is now open .... It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the Aspetar Joint Restoration Conference “ Knee Cartilage Injuries in Sports ” on 16-17 December, and two exclusive workshops – Rehab & Surgical Skills- on 18, December 2021.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend sessions highlighting 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.


Overall Learning Objectives: 


On completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Explain the epidemiology, extent of the problem in athletic population and long-term impact
  2. Discuss pathophysiology, anatomy, clinical and radiological diagnosis and treatment algorithms
  3. Discuss indications for conservative treatment, conversion to surgery and proper rehab strategies
  4. Discuss all surgical techniques with special focus in Technical tips, immediate results and mid and long-term outcomes
  5. Outline the best evidenced practice in measuring the outcome and designing surgical treatment and rehabilitation
  6. Develop skills by using hands-on and interactive learning with the Faculty

Click here for Agenda


DHP Accreditation Statement:

The HGI-03-P92: This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Category 1) as defined by the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Healthcare Professions – Accreditation Section (DHP-AS) and is approved for a maximum of 17.5 hours.


Scientific Planning Committee: 


Emmanouil Papakostas-Orthopedic Surgeon/ SPC Chair, Khalid Al Khelaifi- Co-Chair/ Orthopedic Surgeon, Marco Cardinale-Sports Scientist, Marine Al Hammud- Medical Consultant, Ibrahim Al Hussein- Director of Nursing, Ken Van Alsenoy- Head of Podiatry, Liesel Geertsema- Sports Medicine Physician, Javier Arnaiz- Chief of Radiology, Konstantinos Epameinontidis- Physical Therapist, Evlambia Sidiropoulou- Strength & Conditioning Coach, Khloud Sebak- CPD Coordinator


Date and Location


  • Date: Thursday, 16-18 December 2021
  • Time: 07:30am - 04:45pm
  • Location: Conference -Torch Ball Room, beside Aspire Zone Ladies Club
  • Workshops Location - Aspetar-Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital  
  • Target Audience: Orthopedic Surgeons, Physicians, Radiologists, Physical therapists, Physical Coaches, Sports Scientists, Podiatrists, Nurses


Category-Face to Face

Date of Event


Local participants

16-17 Dec 2021

QAR 500

GCC participants

16-17 Dec 2021

QAR 750

International participants

16-17 Dec 2021

QAR 1000



Date of Event


All participants

16-17 Dec 2021

QAR 500


Workshops- all participants


Date of Event


Surgical Skills

18 Dec 2021

QAR 750


18 Dec 2021

QAR 350


Important notice

Many countries around the world have specific regulations in place for arriving and departing passengers in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Please ensure that you understand how all these travel requirements affect you when planning your trip. 
We strongly recommend participants to also check the information and travel policies published by the governments of their origin and destination country before travelling in regards to travel requirements as quarantine and Covid-19  related  certificate(s) including and not limited to: vaccination certificate, PCR test requirements to plan your travel dates.

The helpful websites include:

Ministry of Public Health in Qatar (Qatar Travel and Return Policy)
Qatar Airways -Travel Requirements



We look forward to welcoming you to Aspetar in Doha, Qatar.


  • Location

  • Torch Ball Room, beside Aspire Zone Ladies Club

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