About this event

  • Date and time Thu 29 Jun 2023 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Research UK

Join this event to increase awareness of preservation surgery, an emerging procedure in treating hip pathology, and learn about the cutting-edge hip preservation techniques and the indications for these procedures to widen their use within the UK.

The speakers present at this conference represent a unique cohort of hip preservation surgeons pioneering the technique in the UK and internationally. This makes the Hip preservation conference at the Royal Society of Medicine a unique, high-yield opportunity for trainees and practising surgeons looking to expand the offer of hip preservation surgery to their cohorts of patients.

Event participants will:

  • Learn about the common indications for hip preservation surgery 
  • Understand common techniques and anatomical considerations in hip preservation surgery 
  • Appreciate how techniques can be applied to more specialised patient populations such as those with paediatric deformities or athletes  
  • Increase awareness of the areas of future research pertaining to hip preservation and the potential for the increased utility of the approach to hip pathology  

This event is available to attend in person or virtually. Please select your preference below. A recording will be available for all registered event participants for up to 60 days after the event. The link will be sent 24 hours after the meeting.

This is a joint meeting with Orthopaedic Research UK

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Show Virtual / In Person rates

Tickets (In Person)

Early bird pricing available until 18 May 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £46.00 £24.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£141.00 £84.00 £84.00 £44.00

Tickets (Virtual)

Early bird pricing available until 18 May 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£72.00 £43.00 £43.00 £43.00 £23.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£132.00 £79.00 £79.00 £41.00

Key speakers

Mr Johan Witt

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College Hospital

Professor Fares Haddad

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health, University College Hospital

Mr Aresh Hashemi-Nejad

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Session 1: Clinical and radiological assessment

Natural history of mechanical hip osteoarthrosis
Differential diagnosis of groin pain
Clinical assessment of the young adult hip
Radiological assessment of young adult hip
Deep gluteal, peri-trochanteric & iliopsoas pain syndromes: Evaluation and management
Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session 2: Hip arthroscopy

Arthroscopic management of femoroacetabular impingement
Masterclass 1: Video demonstration of arthroscopic FAI surgery

Arthroscopic labral surgery: From debridement to repair and grafting Tony Andrade


Session 3: Osteotomies

Pelvic osteotomies
Acetabular retroversion and surgical hip dislocation
Osteotomies of the proximal femur
Panel discussion
Masterclass 2: Osteotomy
Outcome after hip preservation surgery
Tea and coffee break

Session 4: THR in young adults

Surgical approach
Bearings and implant selection in young adults
THR after osteotomy and perthes
Outcomes and sports after young THR
Panel discussion
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close on 28 June at 1:00am (GMT). Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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