General Information

meeting dates

Meeting Dates

In-Person Meeting: October 17-19, 2024
Live Surgery Workshop: Tuesday/October 15, 2024
Pre-Courses take place Wednesday/October 16, 2024

On-Demand Meeting: November 5, 2024 – February 5, 2025

In-Person Meeting Location:

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place
Denver, Colorado 80202

This year’s in-person World Congress will include:

  • Live Surgery Workshop on Tuesday/October 15 (separate ticket required)
  • Pre-Congress Courses on Wednesday (optional, ticket required)
  • General Sessions from Thursday through Saturday
  • Focused Sessions on topics of special interest
  • Live Patient Viewing
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
  • Women in Hair Restoration Surgery breakfast
  • Surgical Assistants Program
  • Round table discussion
  • Exhibits
  • Welcome Reception
  • Gala Dinner, Awards, and Dance

Those who are unable to join us in Denver will have the option to purchase access to the recorded meeting to view the recorded sessions on demand for three months following the live meeting.

Target Audience

Who will benefit from attending?
• Experienced hair restoration surgeons
• Physicians with an interest in hair restoration surgery who are new to the field
• Surgical assistants, technicians, and other office personnel employed by ISHRS Physician Members and Pending Members


The meeting is not sanctioned for CME PRA Category 1 Credits. However, the meeting will comply as much as possible with the policies and best practices of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. All individuals in a position to control the content of the activity, including speakers and authors, moderators, and planning committee members, will properly disclosure relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertinent to their talk or the subject of the meeting.

A certificate of attendance suitable for framing will be provided to all delegates.

Official Language

The official language of the meeting is English. Simultaneous interpretation will not be provided. Those who need language assistance are encouraged to consider technology like that offered by Timekettle to assist with translation of the meeting.

Meeting Attire

The attire for the in-person educational sessions is business. This attire for the gala will be formal/black tie optional. Or as has been a tradition of the ISHRS, you may wear a costume reflective of your native country for the Gala.


Complimentary wifi is offered in guest rooms and the ISHRS meeting space.

Persons with Disabilities

The ISHRS fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of support services, please notify the ISHRS headquarters office at 1-630-262-5399 or as soon as possible, and preferably before September 16, 2024.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

In-person Meeting Registration:
All registration fees, less a $100.00 administration fee, will be refunded upon written notice of cancellation to the ISHRS office received on or before September 16, 2024.

There will be no refund of fees for cancellation or for lack of attendance without notification. It is your responsibility to ensure that your cancellation request has been received by the ISHRS headquarters office. All refund requests must be in writing. “No shows” who have not pre-paid will be invoiced for the total registration fee.

On-Demand Meeting Registration

All on-demand meeting registration fees, less a $100.00 administration fee, will be refunded upon written notice of cancellation to the ISHRS office received on or before September 30, 2024. No refunds will be given after this date.

2024 World Congress Program Committee

Chair | Henrique N. Radwanski, MD, FISHRS | Brazil
Focused Session & CSI Chair | Maxim Chumak, MD | USA
Live Surgery Workshop Chair | James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS | USA
Live Patient Viewing Chair | Samuel M. Lam, MD, FISHRS | USA
Live Patient Viewing Co-Chair | Sanusi H. Umar, MD, FISHRS | USA
Advanced/Board Review Course Chair | Vikram Jayaprakash, BM, FISHRS | Australia
Advanced/Board Review Course Co-Chair | Hanieh Erdmann, MD | Germany
Basics Course Chair | Nina Otberg, MD | Germany
Basics Course Co-Chair | Francisco Le Voci, MD | Brazil
M&M Course Chair | Shady El-Maghraby, MD, MSc, FISHRS | Egypt
M&M Course Co-Chair | Daniel J. Lee, MD | USA
Newcomers Chair | Sara Wasserbauer, MD, FISHRS | USA
Newcomers Co-Chair | Luis A. Nader, MD, FISHRS | Mexico
Surgical Assistants Chair | Kathryn M. Morgan | Canada
Immediate Past Chair | Greg Williams, MBBS, FISHRS | United Kingdom
Committee Member | Guillermo Guerrero, MD | Mexico
Committee Member | Bruno Pinto Goncalves, MD, MSc | Portugal
Committee Member | Luciana Takata Pontes Arruda, MD | Brazil
Committee Member | Preeti Saraswat, MBBS | India

Meeting Staff

Executive Director & CME Director | Victoria Ceh, MPA
Programs Director | Melanie Stancampiano
Meeting & Exhibits Manager | Jule Uddfolk, CMP
Membership Manager & Registrar | Katie Masini
Project Manager | Rita Kaufman, CAE
Project Manager | Marissa LaDue
Registrar, Bookkeeper | Sue Reed
Registrar & Technical Support | Jeffrey Miller
Integrated Communications Manager | Blanca Stella Mejia
Webmaster | Lee Hodson
Graphic Designer | Dawn Holler Wisher

Meeting Secretariat

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
1932 S. Halsted St.
Suite 413
Chicago, IL 60608 USA
Tel: +1-630-262-5399
U.S. Domestic Toll-free: 1-800-444-2737
Fax: +1-630-262-1520