Early intervention in hip surgery

Date: 14/11/2018
Location: Royal Society of Medicine

Available spaces: 70

Early intervention in hip surgery



Course convenor: Mr Johan Witt, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon and founder of Hip Joint Surgery. He is recognised as having the most experience in relation to periacetabular osteotomy in the UK.

This meeting will provide core information on hip pathology in young adults, covering the current approaches to diagnosis and treatment.

It will provide a comprehensive review of the current state of hip joint preservation surgery, the meeting will also cover the challenges associated with total hip replacement performed in a young population and specific issues relating to reconstruction in complex deformities including developmental dysplasia, perthes disease and slipped upper femoral epiphysis.

Faculty includes:

Professor Fares Haddad, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Editor of the BJJ, well recognised in the field of knee and hip surgery.

Mr Aresh Hashemi-Nejad, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hon Senior Lecturer UCL and well published in the field of adolescent and young adult hip surgery.

Professor Richard Field, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre.

Topics include:

  • Presenting symptoms of patients with pre-arthritic hip disorders
  • Performing an appropriate clinical assessment and understand the investigations required to make a clear diagnosis
  • Review of current imaging techniques and their interpretation
  • The role of surgical intervention and the treatment options available
  • Basic limits of hip preservation surgery and when hip replacement is the appropriate management
  • Specific challenges associated with hip replacement in young patients

Early bird rates expire on Tuesday 16 October 2018.

Trainee and student rates have been heavily subsidised for this meeting, if you fall into this category it will be just £21 to attend if you are a RSM member, or £35 if you are a non-member.

Registration fees:

Member rates
Early bird RSM Retired Fellow: £48
Early bird RSM Student subsidised: £21
Early bird RSM Trainee subsidised: £21
Early bird RSM Associate: £48
Early bird RSM Fellow: £66

Non-member rates
Early bird Student subsidised: £35
Early bird Trainee subsidised: £35
Early bird AHP/Nurse/Midwife: £80
Early bird Consultant/GP: £110

Please visit the RSM website here to: make your booking.

Venue address

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street


By tube: Oxford Circus station (Victoria, Bakerloo, Central lines) 4 minutes’ walk.
Bond street (Central, Jubilee lines) 5 minutes’ walk.
Great Portland Street (Hammersmith & City, Circle lines) 15 minutes’ walk.


By bus: Nearest bus routes (all within walking distance): 6, 7, 10, 13, 15, 23, 25, 30, 55, 73, 94, 98, 113, 137, 139, 159, 175, 189, 274, 390.


By car: Wimpole Street is easily accessed from the M1 and M40 and is in the central London congestion charge zone.
Wimpole Street is a one-way street, approached from Henrietta Place. Pay car parks are located in Cavendish Square, Marylebone Lane, and Chandos Street all within a five minute walk. You can find more information on parking from the Q-Park website.

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