The 21st Annual Meeting of

Thai Hip & Knee Society (THKS)
and 2019 Asia Pacific Hip Society (APHS)

[ The Changing Landscapes of Hip and Knee Surgery ]

9th – 11th August 2019 : Sheraton Hua Hin, Thailand


– New Technologies in Hip & Knee
– IN & OUT in Hip & Knee Surgery
– New OA Care: Joint Rejuvenation
– Consensus: Pharmacological Management of Knee OA
– Worst Case in My life
– Case-based ICL

Important dates

– Call for abstract: January 2019
– Deadline of abstract submission: May 31, 2019
– Deadline of abstract submission: May 31, 2019

Welcome message

THKS President’s message

Dear Colleague,

After successful 20th anniversary THKS meeting 2018, it is my proud to announce the combine meeting of THKS and APHS 2019.This is include updating worldwide knowledge and also share vision of future trend shift in Hip and Knee Orthopedic academy.

THKS and APHS represent diversity of ASEAN and Asia-Pacific knowledge and sharing wisdom base on multi-cultural multi-linguistic nature. Beside of academic meeting as usual before, strengthening our friendship, respect, sincerity and fidelity are secondary core of this meeting.

You will gain update innovation, technology and surgical information by instructional lecture session, CAOS session and Thai Hip Knee Joint Registry session. Sharing member knowledge will enhance your practice, surgical technique through workshop session. Learn from diversity experts that are practicing clinicians. We will also provide plenty of opportunity for our delegates to present their research and papers in our free paper sessions.

Together with the members of the Executive Committee of THKS and APOA hip section Council, I hope to extend the great bonding further than in the past.

The combine meeting THKS and APHS 2019 will be held at Sheraton Hotel, Hua Hin, Thailand during 9th-11th August, 2019. I believe that this would be another great academic meeting. Welcome to Thailand again and look forward to see you in Combine Meeting THKS and APHS 2019.

Police Major General Viroj Larbpaiboonpong, M.D.

President – Thai Hip & Knee Society (THKS).

Secretary Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association: Hip Section (APHS)

THKS President’s message

Dear Colleague,

 Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to The Combined Meeting of Asia Pacific Hip Society (APHS) and 2019 Annual Meeting of The Thai Hip & Knee Society (THKS) on August 9-11, 2019. Thus, it will be another great international orthopedic meeting in hip and knee field in Asia region, which I am very excited about.

This year, the meeting venue is located at the Sheraton Hua Hin Hotel in Hua Hin–a beautiful beach city locating south of Bangkok within 2-hour drive.

The theme of this annual meeting is “The changing landscapes of hip and knee surgery”.As the overall chairman of this combined meeting, our scientific board has well prepared to address all update knowledge and technology in hip and knee arthroplasty, well as the contemporary bearing couple in hip arthroplasty, and other contemporary contents.

We have several accepted famous hip speakers from North America, Europe and Asia who will share their expertise in this event. Not only lectures & symposia are included in the meeting, but also several free papers from Asia Pacific region will be presented. In addition, as the traditional format of the THKS annual meeting, all highlights from recent large international meetings all over the world will be summarized and presented. Those of THKS members who had published their researches in ISI impact-factor journals will be announced for their honor.

I do hope that you enjoy your stay at the Sheraton Hua Hin Hotel for this meeting event together with the sun, the sea and the sand.

With Best Regards,

Aree Tanavalee, MD
Professor of Orthopaedics
President of Asia Pacific Hip Society (APHS)
President of the Royal College of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Thailand (RCOST)

 Dear Friends and Colleagues,


Badrul Shah Badaruddin, M.D.
Christopher Mow, M.D.
Chun Hoi Yan, M.D.
David Choon, M.D.
Edi Mustamsir, M.D.
Edsel Arandia, M.D.
Jamal Ashraf, M.D.
Jasmeet Saren, M.D.
Mohammad Zaim Chilmi, M.D.
Myint Thaung, M.D.
Ruslan Nazaruddin Simanjuntak, M.D.
Than Wynn, M.D.
Sachin Tapasvi, M.D.
Yutaka Inaba, M.D.

Congress information

Venue :

Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa : Phet Kasem Rd, Thambol Cha-Am, Hua Hin District, Chang Wat Phetchaburi 76120 Tel: 66-38-708-000

Registration :


Registration fees and applicable conditions will be published on
Online registration will be available as of February 2019.




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