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Aspetar Joint Restoration Conference “Knee Cartilage Injuries in Sports”

  • Dec 16 - 18, 2021
  • Aspetar

Save the Date ... Thursday, 16th -18th December 2021

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: 
  • Explain the epidemiology, extent of the problem in athletic population and long-term impact
  • Present pathophysiology, anatomy, clinical and radiological diagnosis and treatment algorithms
  • Set indications for conservative treatment, conversion to surgery and proper rehab strategies
  • Highlight all surgical techniques with special focus in Technical tips, immediate results and mid and long-term outcomes
  • Outline the best evidenced practice in measuring the outcome and designing surgical treatment and rehabilitation 
  • Get all participants involved in high level hands-on experience and interactive learning from key-opinion leaders in the field of diagnostics, surgical and conservative treatment and rehabilitation  


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: 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


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


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