HSS Co-sponsors Orthopedic Conference in India
Anil S. Ranawat, MD and Amar S. Ranawat will co-direct the conference
As the top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the U.S., Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) aligns with leading international orthopedic care providers to share knowledge and innovation with the global community.
HSS will co-sponsor the 18th Winter Meeting of the Ranawat Orthopaedic Conference (ROC) “Advances & Techniques in Joint Replacement Surgery & Arthroscopy.”
The three-day annual conference will include sports- and arthroplasty-focused educational sessions with topics such as recent developments in robotic surgery, computerized navigation, cementless total knee replacement, and unicondylar knee replacement.
“HSS is proud to co-sponsor the Ranawat Orthopaedic Conference, an impactful educational conference that advances the field of musculoskeletal medicine through knowledge-sharing and education,” said Laura Robbins, DSW, senior vice president, HSS Education Institute.
This year’s conference will include presentations and clinical case discussions by Drs. Anil and Amar Ranawat. Additional speakers at this year’s Winter Meeting will include Dr. Daniel J. Berry, Dr. Thorsten Gehrke, Dr. Kevin D. Plancher, and Dr. Victor Ilizaliturri.
The conference will take place on January 9-11, 2020 at Grand Hyatt in Mumbai.
The Ranawat Orthopaedic Research Foundation has supported orthopedic research and education in the United States and Asia. With Dr. Ranawat as chairman, the foundation collaborates with pioneers around the world to promote the goal of training orthopedic surgeons in joint reconstruction surgery and delivering high-value care to patients.
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the tenth consecutive year), No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2019-2020), and named a leader in pediatric orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” list (2019-2020). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In addition, HSS will be opening a new facility in Florida in early 2020. In 2018, HSS provided care to 139,000 patients and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures, and people from all 50 U.S. states and 80 countries travelled to receive care at HSS. There were more than 37,000 pediatric visits to the HSS Lerner Children’s Pavilion for treatment by a team of interdisciplinary experts. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The HSS Education Institute is the world’s leading provider of education on musculoskeletal health, with its online learning platform offering more than 600 courses to more than 21,000 medical professional members worldwide. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally. www.hss.edu.