American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


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.

CAOS Fellow Training in New York

New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center is currently hosting Dr. Habaxi Kaken through the AAHKS fellowship program in partnership with the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS). The goal of this program is to help train individuals who have the capacity to return to China, develop quality joint replacement programs and become leaders in the field of… Read More

AAHKS Guest of British Hip Society

With the continued success of our Co-Branded Meetings and Guest Society initiative, AAHKS is proud to announce that we will be the Guest Society of the upcoming British Hip Society Annual Meeting taking place March 1-3, 2017 in London, UK. The conference will take place at the Central Hall Westminster in the heart of London. AAHKS encourages members… Read More

EHS Conference Concludes

AAHKS leadership at EHS

AAHKS President William A. Jiranek, MD, joined by Stefano A. Bini, MD, James I. Huddleston III, MD, William B. Macaulay, MD, Javad Parvizi, MD, and Thomas P. Vail, MD, presented a co-branded symposium and case-based discussion at this week’s European Hip Society Congress in Munich, Germany. AAHKS also hosted a booth at the conference promoting the Annual Meeting… Read More

ASIA Conference September 1-3

AAHKS members, led by former AAHKS Board Secretary and International Committee Chair, William J. Maloney, MD, hosted a co-branded, day-long symposium at the Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA) Conference on September 1 in Guangzhou, China. Dr. Maloney was joined by James A. Browne, MD, Kevin I. Perry, MD and Neil P. Sheth, MD to discuss current topics in… Read More

AAHKS in Colombia for Co-Branded Meeting

AAHKS members, led by Past President Carlos Lavernia, MD, presented as part of the 12th Annual ELCCR – Latin American Meeting of Hip and Knee Surgeons – program. AAHKS also hosted a booth at the conference promoting the Annual Meeting and International Membership in order to create lasting professional and social connections between members of all involved societies.… Read More

Upcoming AAHKS Co-Branded Meetings

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AAHKS is partnering with several international orthopaedic organizations to host co-branded meetings in the coming months in South America, Asia and Europe. Visit our international calendar of events for more information. 12th Latin American Meeting of Hip and Knee Surgeons 2016 (ELCCR) – Cartagena, Colombia August 3-6 Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA) Meeting – Guangzhou, China September 1-3… Read More

Attend Latin American Meeting of Hip and Knee Surgeons

AAHKS is cobranding the 12th Latin American Meeting of Hip and Knee Surgeons 2016 (ELCCR 2016) in Cartagena, Colombia from August 3-6, 2016. AAHKS members will be presenting on the program. Full details. Tip: if you need to translate the website into another language, use Google Chrome as the Web browser.