Welcome to ISHA

Our Society has been the creation of many individuals, each united by a common interest in the expanding arena of hip arthroscopic surgery. Officially formed in Paris (France) in May 2008, ISHA’s Founding Members represent but a few of the many individuals around the world who are interested in this evolving area of hip surgery.

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REGISTER NOW: Open Access Webinar "Navigating Through the Covid Cloud: How the Novel Coronavirus Has Changed Hip Preservation Practice" Saturday 15 August 15:00 EDT. Leading International Faculty. Register now to receive the access link https://oaandgap.eventsair.com/isha-education-navigating-through-the-covid-cloud/non-member-15-aug

REGISTER NOW - ISHA Virtual Education 2020/2021, next webinar in the series "Navigating Through the Covid Cloud- How the Novel Coronavirus Has Changed Hip Preservation Practice". Saturday 15th August 2020, 10:00 EDT, 16:00 CET. For registration information e: member@isha.net.

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Virtual Webinar – Register Now

Navigating Through the Covid Cloud: How the Novel Coronavirus Has Changed Hip Preservation Practice

Saturday 15th August 2020 – 10:00 EDT  New York / 16:00 CET Paris

Join our esteemed international faculty to discuss the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had hip preservation surgery and rehabilitation, and what can be learned as elective surgery recommences.

To register and receive your access link CLICK HERE


ISHA Virtual Educational Programme 2020 / 2021

Saturday August 15th 2020, sees the launch of the ISHA Virtual Education Programme 2020 / 2021, a 9-month programme of virtual education in lieu of a physical Annual Scientific Meeting being held in 2020.

The educational programme will consist of monthly live webinar broadcasts on the 3rd Saturday of each month with additional live surgery expert technique sessions taken place from November – April.

Our industry partners will be running sponsored sessions from November – January, updating on the latest product and technique innovations.  ISHA members will also be able to engage with industry partners via or virtual exhibition which will be launched at our virtual Annual Scientific Meeting which will be held from the 1-4 October 2020.

ISHA members will be able to access live and on demand content over the 9-month period, CME accreditation has been applied for so virtual participation can count to your continuing medical education portfolio.

Watch out for further announcements on the launch of the virtual Annual Scientific Meeting platform.

ISHA- May Blitz on Hip Preservation – Open Access

“Techniques and Trends in Labral Reconstruction”

Friday 15th May 2010, 14:00 EDT, New York / 20:00 CET, Paris

Sponsored by Arthrex

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  (Registration is required to access)



ISHA- May Blitz on Hip Preservation


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REGISTER HERE for Saturday May 9th 2020 Masterclass sponsored by CONMED

LOGIN HERE on your mobile device to engage live with the session faculty


ISHA 2020 Postponement Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Message from the ISHA President – COVID-19 Pandemic

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ISHA Mid-year Newsletter, March 2020

Catch up on all the latest Society news.  Enjoy the the new format newsletter.  You can preview using the link below.  Full access available to ISHA members in good standing.

Review of ISHA 2019 Madrid

Thanks to Professor Damian Griffin for his excellent summary of ISHA 2019 in Madrid.  Get a flavour of what to expect at ISHA 2020 in Ottawa.

ISHA 2020 Ottawa

Abstract Submission and Call for Interactive Course Lectures


Abstract Submission for ISHA 2020 is now open.  If you are interested in submitting an Instructional Course Lecture aligned to the ISHA 2020 conference topics, please contact the conference office at E: info@ishaconference.com.

Conference Theme

The Science of Hip Preservation

Conference Topics

  1. FAI (intra-articular and extra-articular)
  2. Instability (dysplasia)
  3. Labrum (repair, biology, biomechanics)
  4. Hyaline cartilage (repair, biology, biomechanics)
  5. Capsule (repair, biology, biomechanics)
  6. Arthroplasty in young and after preservation
  7. Extra-articular conditions
  8. Rehabilitation
  9. Hip-spine interplay/conditions
  10. Treatment complications
  11. Outcome measures
  12. Osteonecrosis and biologics

ISHA 2020 Ottawa

It was wonderful to see so many of the Hip Preservation family in Madrid this week.

We look forward to welcoming you to Ottawa for ISHA 2020, 1 – 3 October 2020.

As well as engaging with peers to discuss and debate the latest research, best practice and education in hip preservation and to get a flavour of what this incredible city has to offer ISHA 2020 attendees

ISHA2020_Ottawa from Caroline Mackenzie on Vimeo.



Virtual Surgery Simulation Sessions at ISHA 2019

We are delighted to be offering Virtual Surgery Simulation sessions again at ISHA 2019, in partnership with VirtaMed and 3D Systems. Don’t miss out – places are limited!

Book your session today.

Watch our video about the VSS sessions:

ISHA 2019 Newsletter

Catch up on all the latest Society news.  Enjoy the the new format newsletter.  You can preview using the links below.  Full access available to ISHA members in good standing.

Click here to view magazine version.

ISHA 2019 – Come to ISHA in Madrid

Join the international hip preservation community in Madrid. For the latest programme information, visit https://ishaconference.com/scientific-programme/program-at-a-glance.

End of early registration 31 July 2019.


FAIT Study Group Results Have Now Been Published In The British Medical Journal

Click on image below to read full publication.

Santander HIP Meeting 2019

14 and 15 February, Santander, Spain

Post-Meeting Summary

The 10th International Santander Hip meeting and 5th Course Video Technique GIPCA group, which took place on February 14-15,  brought together world renowned experts in hip surgery over a two day conference to deliver presentations and video techniques on the most advanced care for patients with hip pathology.

Read more in the post meeting summary.

A great prelude to returning to Spain for the ISHA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting which will be held in Madrid from 17 – 19 October.