The Sidra Orthopedic Symposium is a 2 day educational event targeting orthopedic surgeons; emergency department physicians; Nurse Practitioners; nurses; Allied Health professionals including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and orthopedic casting technicians; and anyone else who participates in the treatment and management of pediatric poly-trauma and fractures. The symposium will be held in the Sidra Hospital Auditorium and has a combined lecture/hands-on skills workshop (for surgeons only) format.

Lectures will present the most up to date evidence for treatment of multiple pediatric fractures. Hands-on skill workshops will introduce novel surgical techniques for management of supracondylar humerus fractures and emphasize the importance of age-appropriate treatment of pediatric femoral fractures.  Speakers will include local experts from Doha as well as international lecturers from Canada and Switzerland.


Featured international lecturers:

  • Kai Ziebarth (Bern University Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Bern Switzerland)
  • Andrew Howard (Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada)


Local speakers:

  • Jason Howard
  • Jim Huntley
  • Talal Ibrahim
  • Guy Brisseau
  • Sabeena Obaray
  • Mohamed Alaa Kawas




Registration Packages



Early Bird General Admission
until Oct 10, 2018 Oct 11 – Oct 19, 2018
Orthopedic Surgeons QAR 300 = $82 QAR 350 = $96
Physicians (non orthopedics) QAR 250 = $69 QAR 300 = $82
Other Professionals QAR 200 = $55 QAR 250 = $69


Main Speakers

Programme Schedule

Download the programme schedule for this event

Please understand that the program schedule may change without prior notice

Starts / Ends

On       October 19, 2018
Until       October 20, 2018

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

55 - 96

Eventbrite - Sidra Orthopedic Symposium – Fractures and Polytrauma (SOS-I)

Venue Location

Sidra Hospital
Doha - Qatar