Advanced Stifle Arthroscopy Course 2018

On 31st August and 1st September 2018, Newmarket Equine Hospital will once again be running a 2-day advanced course in stifle arthroscopy. With internationally renowned speakers from the UK and USA, all lectures will be supported by ‘hands-on’ wet lab experience using Storz specialist teaching equipment. Download the Arthroscopy Course 2018 programme here.


Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS, DSc, Dr. med vet (hc), Dvetmed (hc), Dip ACVS, ACVS MR

Professor of Surgery and Director of Orthopaedic Research Center Colorado State University,

Wayne is the pioneer of equine arthroscopy and is the senior author of Diagnostic & Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse.

Alan Nixon, BVSc, MS, Dip ACVS

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cornell University,

Alan specialises in minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery with an emphasis on regenerative medicine. He is a co-author of the 3rd & 4th Edition of Diagnostic & Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse.

David Frisbie, DVM, PhD, MS, DACVSMR, Dip ACVS

Professor of Equine Surgery at Colorado State University

David has published extensively on equine orthopaedics including development of needlescope procedures.

Matthew Smith, BVetMed Dip ECVS, DEO, MRCVS

Specialist Surgeon at Newmarket Equine Hospital

Matt has contributed to the development of technical advances in arthroscopy and has published widely  in the area.

Ian Wright, MA, VetMB, DEO, Dip ECVS, Hon FRCVS

Director, and Specialist Surgeon, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Suffolk, UK

Ian has published numerous minimally invasive techniques and is a co-author of the 3rd & 4th Edition of Diagnostic & Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse.

Course Fees
Pre-registration is necessary and he registration fee for the course is:
£2,500 + VAT (Total payable £3,000) per delegate
£2,000 + VAT (Total payable £2,400) for ECVS/ACVS Residents
Please note UK VAT is payable for all participants including EU citizens.

The cost of the course includes lectures, wet labs, coffee, lunch and tea on both days, and a course dinner on Friday evening. Accommodation is not included.

Fees will not be refunded if cancellation is notified within 30 days of commencement of the course. Booked places can, however, be transferred to another delegate.

Participants are responsible for making their own hotel bookings. A list of accommodation is available on request.

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