• To promote excellence in hip surgery in the Asia Pacific region through collaborative work between the members of the section


  • To foster and promote collaborations among hip surgeons in the region

  • To advance the understanding of hip pathology and its surgical treatment through mentoring end education


  • Respectful and collegiate relationships whitin the group

  • Innovation, creativity and intellectual development of clinical and scientific thought

  • Integrity, responsibility and accountability to ourselves, our patients and the community

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Hip Section Executive Committee 2016 - 2018
Title Name Country
Chairman Wilson Wang Singapore
Chairman Elect Aree Tanavalee Thailand
Immediate Past Chairman Lucian Bogdan Solomon Australia
Honorary Secretary & Treasurer Chee Ken Chan Malaysia
Country Representatives Lucian Bogdan Solomon Australia
Khunder Abdul Awal Bangladesh
Wenwei Qian China
Hang Cheong Cheng Hong Kong
Sachin Tapasvi India
Nicolaas Budhiparama Indonesia
Michiaki Takagi Japan
Y. H. Kim Korea
Badrul Shah Badaruddin Malaysia
Myint Thaung Mayanmar
Deepak Mahara Nepal
Jean Claude Theis New Zealand
Shahid Noor Pakistan
Gregorio Azores Philippines
Wilson Wang Singapore
Surapoj Menkavin Thailand
Mehmet Can Unlu Turkey