American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


EHS Call for Abstracts

The European Hip Society has put out a call for abstracts for their 13th biennial meeting taking place September 20-22, 2018 in The Hague, Netherlands near the Schiphol Amsterdam airport. Highlighted topics include: The young patient with hip prosthesis State of the art of customized 3D hip prostheses in hip revisions Revision surgery in THA Hip registries Visit… Read More

AAHKS Participates in Co-Branded Conference

AAHKS members attending UAOT in Ukraine

Last week, AAHKS participated in a Co-Branded Meetings with the Ukrainian Association of Orthopaedists and Traumatologists (UAOT). UAOT hosted Stefano A. Bini, MD, Brett R. Levine, MD, and Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc at their conference, “Current Issues of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty” in Kharkiv, Ukraine. AAHKS Past President, Brian S. Parsley, MD, is leading the AAHKS delegation… Read More

AAHKS/ACARO Conclude Co-Branded Meeting in Argentina

ACARO 2017

The Argentinian Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (ACARO) held their 23rd Congress in Buenos Aires this week with AAHKS co-branding the meeting and hosting a booth for the event. ACARO President Martin A. Buttaro, MD, who also serves on our International Committee, welcomed AAHKS leaders Daniel J. Berry, MD, Rafael J. Sierra, MD, and Carlos Higuera-Rueda, MD… Read More

Guest Societies to Join AAHKS in Dallas

As part of our commitment to increasing the presence of international societies, their scientific research and their members at our Annual Meetings, we host two Guest Societies at the AAHKS Annual Meeting each year. This November we welcome the Colombian Orthopaedic and Traumatology Society (SCCOT) and European Hip Society (EHS). Each society will send representatives to Dallas and… Read More

CAOS Fellow Completes Training

Dr. Wang and Dr. Lombardi

Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc. in Ohio hosted Dr. Benjie Wang through the AAHKS traveling fellowship program in partnership with the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS). “We certainly enjoyed having him here,” said AAHKS member, Adolph V. Lombardi Jr., MD. The goal of this program is to help train individuals who have the capacity to return to China,… Read More

AAHKS Honored as First Guest Society of BHS

Dr. Della Valle

The following report was submitted by Stefano A. Bini, MD: The British Hip Society’s (BHS) 450 Delegates welcomed a delegation from AAHKS to London this week as their first Guest Society. Several AAHKS members joined the official delegation of Mark I. Froimson, MD, First Vice President, Craig J. Della Valle, MD, Second vice President and Stefano A. Bini,… Read More

BHS Meeting in Center of London

Join AAHKS at the British Hip Society’s (BHS) Annual Meeting, March 1-3, 2017. AAHKS members receive discounted registration rates as a Guest Society of the BHS, by invitation of President Fares S. Haddad. The conference topics include trends in practice, developing surgical research, getting acclimated as a new surgeon in private practice, and the presentation of many scientific… Read More

Britain’s NHS Rations TJR

The Guardian is reporting a funding shortage in Britain’s National Health Service that has prompted them to issue a statement that hip and knee replacements “will have to be rationed.” The NHS is suggesting a model where some parts of the country will be affected more than others, and only those patients who are in moderate to severe… Read More

London Calling Surgeons

Hotel Rates in London for the British Hip Society’s (BHS) Annual Meeting are only guaranteed until January 12, 2017. AAHKS members receive discounted registration rates as a Guest Society of the BHS, by invitation of President Fares S. Haddad. Members will be paired with BHS members for a peek inside the National Health System and to exchange ideas… Read More

BHS Abstract Deadline Nears

The abstract submission deadline for the British Hip Society 2017 Annual Meeting is December 5, 2016. AAHKS is a Guest Society of this co-branded meeting taking place in London from March 1-3, 2017, and members are encouraged to submit abstracts for podium and poster selection.