Dec 1-2, 2023
9th Annual International Spinal Deformity Symposium (ISDS)
Chairs: Lawrence G. Lenke, MD; Frank J. Schwab, MD; Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD
Directors: Michael Kelly, MD, MSc; Han Jo Kim, MD; Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD; Justin S. Smith, MD, PhD
Location: Convene Midtown, 46th Street | New York, New York


Join Us at ISDS 2023

The course chairs and directors invite you to attend this interactive and in-depth program on spinal deformity. Sessions are case-based and structured to tackle each deformity condition from beginning to end, including:

  • Review of relevant research
  • Analysis of imaging and decision-making
  • Step-by-step treatment options
  • Post-op outcomes and complications
  • Tips & pearls from expert faculty

You’ll return to your practice with numerous insights to use right away. See you in New York for ISDS 2023!


Call for Abstracts

Selected abstracts will be accepted for Podium Presentation at ISDS 2023 on Saturday, December 2, 2023, and published in the course Program Book. Additional abstracts will be accepted for ePresentation via videos available to course attendees. Note that each surgeon will have only one submission accepted for podium presentation at ISDS 2023.

Abstract Submission CLOSED on SEPTEMBER 22.
Authors will be notified by October 10, 2023.
Presenters must register by October 23, 2023.


Young Surgeon Grant Opportunity

Residents, fellows, and surgeons within their first 3 years of practice are invited to apply for an educational grant to attend ISDS 2023.

Apply by October 6!
  • Recipients will receive complimentary course registration plus up to $500 in reimbursement of travel expenses.
  • Grant recipients will be required to attend a Young Surgeon Event the evening of Friday, December 1.
  • Apply by October 6, 2023.
  • Notification of decisions will be sent by October 10, 2023.
Apply Now


Register by November 1 to get the best price! Registration includes program sessions, course materials, and meals listed in program.

Registration Fees:

  • Surgeon: $975
  • Resident, Fellow, PA, Nurse, other Health Care Provider: $795

Registration Details:

  • Corporate/Industry Registration:
    • Corporate representatives must register through an exhibiting company. Please contact Val Broyles for details.
  • Register early!
    • This course has sold out in the past. Individuals who register after the course is full will be placed on a wait list and contacted if space becomes available.

Convene Midtown, 46th Street | New York, New York

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Conference Location:
ISDS 2023 will be held at Convene, a modern and sophisticated event venue in West Midtown.
Convene | 117 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036

Hotel Accommodations:

Our discounted group block is currently sold out.

Call the Muse at (212) 485-2400 and mention the group code 2311INTE to check up-to-the-minute hotel availability. If you would like to be added to a wait list for potential room cancellations, send your arrival and departure dates to Val Broyles at

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Convene Midtown, 46th Street
117 W 46th Street
New York, NY 60601 United States
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