General Information

ishrs world congress india

Meeting Dates

In-Person Meeting: November 1-4, 2023
Precourses take place Wednesday/November 1, 2022

On-Demand Meeting: November 21, 2023 – March 14, 2024

In-Person Meeting Location:

The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel
National Highway 8, Ambience Island
Gurugram (Gurgaon), Haryana 122002
Delhi, India

This year’s in-person World Congress will include the usual didactic components – Pre-Congress Courses (optional) on Wednesday, General Sessions on Thursday through Saturday, Live Patient Viewing, and other optional courses and events. The Gala will take place Saturday evening.

AHRS-India will be holding an ancillary Live Surgery Workshop on the Tuesday prior to the World Congress (October 31, 2023).

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.

Meeting Attire

The attire for the in-person educational sessions is business. This year’s gala will have a “Bollywood” theme and attendees are encouraged to wear Indian style formalwear (saree, lehenga choli, anarkali, jodhpuri, sherwani, bandhgala). If you prefer you may wear black tie, or as has been a tradition of the ISHRS, you may wear a costume reflective of your native country for the Gala.


Guests of the Leela Ambience should use their guest room access in the meeting space. Those registered attendees who are not staying at the Leela may visit the ISHRS registration desk to receive a voucher for one complimentary connection for the 4 days of the meeting, Nov. 1-4.

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 October 1, 2023.

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 October 10, 2023.

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 October 10, 2023. No refunds will be given after this date.

2023 World Congress Program Committee

Chair | Greg Williams, MBBS, FISHRS | United Kingdom
Lunch Symposia & CSI Chair | Steven P. Gabel, MD | USA
Live Patient Viewing Chair | Mayank Singh, MBBS, MS, MCh | India
Live Patient Viewing Co-Chair | O. Tayfun Oguzoglu, MD, FISHRS | Turkey
Advanced/Board Review Course Chair | Timothy P. Carman, MD, FISHRS | USA
Advanced/Board Review Course Co-Chair | Shalini Malhotra, MBBS, DNB | India
Basics Course Chair | Otavio Boaventura Lima, MD | Brazil
Basics Course Co-Chair I Nina Otberg, MD | Germany
M&M Chair | Marie A. Schambach, MD, FISHRS | Guatemala
M&M Co-Chair | Shady El-Maghraby, MD, MSc, FISHRS | Egypt
Newcomers Chair | Vikram Jayaprakash, BM, FISHRS | Australia
Newcomers Co-Chair | Aman Dua, MBBS, MD, FISHRS | India
Surgical Assistants Chair | Aileen Ullrich, CMA | USA
Surgical Assistants Co-Chair | Christine Turner, RN | Australia
Immediate Past Chair | Sara Wasserbauer, MD, FISHRS | USA
Committee Member | Venkataram N. Mysore, MD, FISHRS | India
Committee Member | Nicole E. Rogers, MD, FISHRS | USA
Committee Member | Sandeep S. Sattur, MCh | India
Committee Member | Sanusi H. Umar, MD, FISHRS | USA

Meeting Staff

Executive Director & CME Director | Victoria Ceh, MPA
Programs Director | Melanie Stancampiano
Meeting & Exhibits Manager | Jule Uddfolk, CMP
Membership Manager & HQ Support | Katie Masini
Registrar, Database & Technical Support | Jeffrey Miller
Integrated Communications Manager | Blanca Stella Mejia
Project Manager | Margaret Bengtson
Project Manager | Rita Kaufman, CAE
Project Manager | Lori Skurka
Project Manager | Sheri Valskis
IT Specialist | 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