President's Message

Dear Colleagues,

Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA) is holding its Annual Scientific Conference “31st International Pak Orthocon” in the ancient & beautiful city of Peshawar. We are trying to provide you an opportunity to meet colleagues to enjoy a variety of educational program like state of the art lectures, symposia, free papers sessions, Pre Orthocon workshops, poster presentations and scientific / technical exhibits. We are expecting a good number of International faculty to share clinical experience and research ideas. Of course, you will find the best of National Senior faculty in the meeting to learn more for your professional needs. While in Peshawar do not miss to enjoy the traditional dinner and rich culture. A lot of social events await your family to experience life in a conducive environment. I hope you will find this conference interesting and informative. I look forward to seeing you in Peshawar


Chairman's Message

Dear Colleagues,

It gives me an immense pleasure to inform you that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has the opportunity to hold 31st International Pak Orthocon 2017. This scientific conference is going to be organized be Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA) from 16 – 19th November, 2017 at Hotel Pearl Continental, Peshawar. The theme of the conference is - “The Challenge of Change- The Emergence of Sub-Specialties”. The Scientific Committee of the 31st International Pak Orthocon has the pleasure of inviting your scientific work for the conference. It is to submit a full manuscript along-with the abstract. To facilitate this, and as an incentive to researchers, we have made an elaborative arrangement with JPOA (Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association) a HEC recognized Journal, to publish a special edition for our approved manuscripts, that should be available online. I would encourage all the faculty members and residents to come forward and submit their manuscript before May 30th, 2017. We are sure that this conference will provide us an opportunity to unveil the recent advances and researches that is being carried out in the field of Orthopaedics in Pakistan. It will also provide a platform for informative discussions and interactions as well as sharing knowledge and experience.

Hope to have an amazing conference in Peshawar and looking forward to seeing your scientific works.

With best regards

Prof. Zahid Askar
Pak Orthocon 2017.


Prof. Zahid Askar


Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Khan

Co Chairman

Prof. Muhammad Ayaz Khan

Secretary General

Dr. Zia Ullah Bajwa


PRE-CONFERENCE scientific Workshop 2017


News Flash & Highlights

  • Theme: The Challenge of Change- The emergence of sub-specialities
  • 16-19th November, 2017 Pearl Continental Hotel Peshawar


  • Prof. David S. K. Choon Siew Kit

    President, Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association President, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association

  • Prof. Javad Pervaizi MD

    Vice Chairman of Research and Director Research, Rothman Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA

  • Prof. Maurizio A. Catagni

    Orthopedic Surgery, Mangioni Hospital, Lecco, Italy

  • Prof.Dr. Med.Klaus Dresing

    Orthopedic Surgery, Traumatology, Department of Trauma Surgery and Orthopedics, Lower Saxony, Germany. Chief Consultant, Head of pediatric traumatology, surgical clinic, IMC

  • Prof. Theodore Matsukatov

    Former Professor of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center, Kurgan, Russia Now works in Kazakhistan

  • Prof. Ralph Hertel

    Lindenhofspital, Shoulder and Elbow Center, Berne, Switzerland.

  • Prof. Max Aebi

    Department of Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery Hirslanden-Salem Hospital Bern, Switzerland Professor Emeritus University of Bern Bern, Switzerland

  • Prof. Tehseen Cheema

    Professor Emeritus Former Head Division of Hand surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerqe, USA Founder President and Patron in Chief of PSSH

  • Prof. Kim Han Soo

    Professor and Head of Orthopaedic Oncology Seoul National University Hospital

  • Pvt. Doz. Thomas Fuchs

    Chefarzt, Vivantes Klinikum im Friedrichshain Zentrum fr Muskuloskelettale Medizin Klinik fr Orthopdie, Unfall-, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie Berlin, Germany

  • Mr. Sohrab Kihani

    Head of Department Orthopaedics, Head of Knee Section, Shaheed Baheshti University Hospital, Tehran, Iran.

  • Mr. Tanveer Sadique

    MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Ortho) Senior Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon Manor Hospital Walsall NHS Trust, UK

  • Mr. Sohail Butt

    MBBS, FRCS, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dudley NHS Group, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, United Kingdom

  • Dr. Denise Eygendaal

    Consultant Sports & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Amphia Ziekenhuis, Breda, Netherlands.

  • Mr. Amir Qureshi

    MBBCh, MRCS, FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Knee & Limb Reconstruction Specialist University Hospital Southampton, UK

  • Mr. Rhidian Morgan Jones

    Orthopaedic Surgery Hip and Knee, Spire Bristol Hospital UK Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Spire Cardiff Hospital, UK

  • Mr. Neil Bradbury

    MB ChB FRCH (Orth) Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, CircleBath hospital, UK

  • Mr. Rehan Gul

    MBBS (Hons), Dip SICOT, AFRCSI, FRCSI, FRCS(Tr & Orth) Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon University Hospitals of Cork, IRELAND Senior Clinical Lecturer University College Cork, IRELAND

  • Mr. Tariq Zaman

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital, London, UK.

  • Mr. Umer Butt

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Circlebath Hospital, UK

  • Mr. Evert Smith

    MBBCh (Rand) FRCS (Edin) Honorary Consultant Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Bristol Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery North Bristol NHS Trust Southmead Hospital Westbury-on-Tr

  • Mr. Andrew Chambler

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Circlebath Hospital, UK

  • Mr. Munawwar Shah

  • Mr. Duncan Whitwell

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Nuffield Hospital, Oxford, NHS

  • Mr. Hasnat Minhas

  • Marc Sinclair

    Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon The Children Medical Centre Founding Member of MEPOS

  • Dr. Daneile Pili

  • Dr. Saw Aik

    Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia

  • Mr. Colin Esler

    Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences, Clinical Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK.

  • Dr. Ibrahim Elsayed Abdelltaif Abuomira

    Lecturer of Orthopedics Surgery and Traumatology, Consultant of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Al-Azhar University, Assiut, Egypt.

  • Prof. D. Cosma

    MD Pediatric Orthopaedics Orthopaedics and Traumatology Specialist Romania.

  • Prof. Zaid al Ubaidi

    Senior Paediatric Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Paediatric Spine Surgeon Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Prof. Ashok Johari

    MS ORTHO, MBBS, FRCS,FCPS Orthopaedic Srugeon Childrens Orhtopaedic Center, Bobby Apart, Lady Jamshedji Road Mumbai, India.

  • Prof. Taral Nagda

    Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon in Thane West, Mumbai, India.

  • Prof. Kyle Dickson

    Professor of Orthopaedics at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA

  • Mr. Fouad Sadek

    Professor at Cairo University Hospitals, Member Board Of Directors at The Egyptian Pelvic and Hip Society

  • Dr. Aamir Ullah

    MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth) Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Spire Leicester Hospital

  • Prof. Takashi Matsushita

    Professor and Chairman of Department of Traumatology, Fukushima Medical University Director ofTrauma and Reconstruction Center,Southern TOHOKU General Hospital Emeritus Professor of Orthopae

  • Prof. Lee Van Rensburg

    Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon Cambridge University Hospitals NHS trust

  • Prof. Susina Sheikh

    Head of bone bank USM, kelantan ,Kota Bharu Malaysia

  • Dr. Khalid Sarwar Khan

    Consultant Trauma and Orthopedic Surgeon, Head of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Trauma Lead, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, Royal College of Surgeons Hospital Group, Ireland.

  • Dr. Muhammad Iftikhar B. Hanif

    Associate Professor Management & Science University Malaysia

  • Prof. Carlo L. Romano

    Director of the Centre for Reconstructive Surgery and Bone, Joint Infections and co-Director of Milano Biofilm Centre, IRCCS Orthopaedic Institute Galeazzi, Milan, Italy.

  • Mr. Maan Taba

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Medicare Orthopedics and Spine hospital, Dubai. UAE

  • Mr. Nasir Awan

    Orthopedic Surgeon RCS Hospital group Ireland, UK

  • Mr. Mohsin Ali

  • Mr. Sohail Yousuf

    NHS Hospital, UK

  • Mr. Awais Sheikh

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