Jul 6-8, 2023
18th Annual Meeting of the Korean American Spine Society
President: Tom Cha, MD, MBA
Program Co-Chair: Raymond Hah, MD
Program Co-Chair: Daniel Kang, MD
Location: The Meritage Resort and Spa | Napa, California

Join Us in Napa for the 18th Annual Meeting of KASS

We look forward to meeting at the elegant Meritage Resort and Spa for our 18th Annual Meeting. Join us for an insightful scientific program, collegial networking, and a relaxing retreat in California’s wine country. Stay posted for updates on invited faculty, recreation, and more!

Registration and Housing Now Open! Full brochure with preliminary program coming soon.


KASS Meeting Leaders



Young Surgeons, Submit an Abstract for the Opportunity to Present from the Podium and Receive a Young Surgeon Grant

Residents, fellows, and early-career surgeons (within first five years of practice) are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at KASS 2023. The ten best papers will be selected for podium presentation at the meeting and the presenting authors will be eligible to receive a Young Surgeon Grant.


1. Submit an abstract as a Presenting Author by April 19, 2023.
2. If accepted, attend the meeting and present your paper from the podium.
3. Attend an industry-supported young surgeon dinner on Thursday, July 6 and the industry talks on Friday and Saturday.

Approved grant recipients who meet the above conditions will receive:

  • Complimentary registration
  • $500 grant for travel expenses
  • 50% off their hotel stay at the Meritage

Submissions are invited from all residents, fellows, and early-career surgeons—you need not be Korean or a member of KASS—and on any topic related to treatment of spinal disorders.


  • April 19, 2023 | Submission Deadline
  • May 8, 2023 | Notifications Sent
  • June 6, 2023 | Presenter Registration Deadline



Registration is open to KASS members and non-members.

Registration Fees:
Surgeon: $995
Resident/Fellow: $395
PA/APN/Allied Health: $395
Late Fee (After June 6): +$75
Adult Guests (13+): $195
Child Guests (4-12 yrs.): $95
Child 4 yrs. & under: $0

More Details:

  • Medical Attendee Registration includes all course materials, scientific sessions, Thursday reception, Friday and Saturday breakfasts, and Friday Annual Dinner.
  • Guest Registration includes Thursday reception, Friday and Saturday breakfasts, and Friday Annual Dinner.
  • Corporate attendees must register with Val Broyles and are limited to employees of supporting companies only.
The Meritage Resort and Spa | Napa, California

KASS Hotel

The Meritage Resort and Spa | 875 Bordeaux Way | Napa, CA

Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa, CA

Poolside firepit cabana and private furnished balconies are only the start of the luxury amenities at The Meritage

You can anticipate an elegant resort experience at the award-winning Meritage Resort and Spa and the elevated Grand Reserve at the Meritage. Our guest block offers rooms on both sides of the property. Expect warm, Tuscan-inspired décor and perfectly appointed guestrooms in both locations, with Grand Reserve offering premier amenities and luxury perks.

Amenities Include:

  • Poolside Firepit Cabana
  • In-Suite & Studio Fitness
  • Dining & Tasting Rooms
  • Private furnished balcony
  • Working desk & ergo chair
  • Dog Park
  • iPod docking station with clock radio

Room Rates:

  • Meritage Guestroom: 399*
  • Grand Reserve Premier Room: $499*
  • Grand Reserve Signature Suite   $549* limited supply

*Plus $35 per room per night resort fee and 15.3% tax. All room rates are for single or double occupancy; additional persons are $30 per person per room night. 

Meritage Resort & Spa
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Or Call (866) 370-6272
Email: reservations@meritageresort.com

Grand Reserve
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Or Call (888) 965-7090
NOTE: To inquire about suites or pre- and post-meeting stays, email group reservations.

Address & Maps


The Meritage Resort and Spa
875 Bordeaux Way
Napa, CA 94558 United States
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