Posted on November 28, 2015

Aspetar – the specialised Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital – will organise the second Aspetar QMED Sports Medicine Conference on 3rd December 2015. This is in conjunction with the Qatar International Medical Devices and Healthcare Exhibition and Conferences (QMED), taking place from 2nd – 4th December 2015, at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).

Aspetar organises the 2nd [].jpgThe conference will discuss a number of important topics that highlight challenges and developments related to sport injuries. Topics will include athletes’ health, sports injuries in Qatar, shoulder and groin pain in athletes, muscle injuries in sport, ACL injuries in sport, the treatment of high-level athletes, and more. The sessions will feature a number of experts from Qatar and around the world, including Dr. Eva Carneiro, former first-team doctor of Chelsea FC, Dr. Boris Poberaj from the United States, Dr. Alexandre Creuzé from France, and a number of Aspetar experts including Dr. Philippe Landreau, Dr. Zarko Vuckovic, Dr. Husam Rezeq, Dr. Mathew Wilson, Silvia Ortega Cebrian, and more.

Hosting and organising this conference comes in line with Aspetar’s vision to become a leader in sports medicine.  The hospital is continually keen to host such events, which are considered valuable opportunities to exchange expertise, knowledge, research and studies and contribute to the realisation of key pillars of the Qatar National Vision 2030 related to building a healthy society. The Aspetar QMED conference attracts elite specialists and researchers in sports medicine, which reflects the leading position of Aspetar in this field, especially in light of the developments the sports medicine sector is witnessing in areas such as treatment, research, and education. 

Through sharing the expertise of the elite speakers, the conference sessions will highlight and discuss in detail a number of specialised topics, and shed light on best practices in sports medicine diagnosis, causes, and treatment. It is worth noting that Aspetar continuously conducts leading medical research and studies in sports medicine. The hospital is considered the first orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital in the region, and provides medical care and treatment from stars and clubs from around the world.