📌 Event

Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery — APTS 2023


APTS 2023 – Combined Meeting of 4th Congress of Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery and 5th National Meeting of Indian Society of Thyroid Surgeons

Date: March 23 – 26, 2023

Location: Kochi, India

Venue: Le Meridien Kochi

Theme: Thyroid: Controversies of Consensus

Program Summary APTS 2023


  • ISTS President’s Oration: Anil D ’Cruz
  • APTS Oration Jatin P Shah (Online)
  • Gregory Randolph (Online)
  • ISTS Oration: Madan Kapre

Instructional Courses

  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Pathological Dilemmas
  • Identification of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve, Superior Laryngeal Nerve
  • Energy Devices
  • Advanced Thyroid Disease, Airway, Trachea
  • Ethanol & RF Ablation of Thyroid Nodule
  • Management of Neck
  • Management of Thyroidectomy Related Vocal fold Paralysis & Swallowing Issues
  • IONM

Society Symposia

  • Taiwan
  • Myanmar
  • Korean Neuromonitoring
  • Academy
  • IFHNOS Symposium
  • Bangladesh
  • Thailand Symposium
  • Latin American
  • FHNO
  • Pakistan Symposium

Panel Discussions

  • Management of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
  • Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Surgery: Who should do it & How to Train Them
  • ISTS Panel Advanced Stage Thyroid Cancer Treatment Strategies
  • Total Thyroidectomy & Completion Thyroidectomy: Why, When & How to Minimize Complication?
  • Dilemmas in the Treatment of Medullary Cancer Thyroid
  • Dilemmas in the Treatment of Medullary Cancer Thyroid
  • AHNS & ATPS Conjoint Panel (Brenden Stack, Kyung Tae)
  • Systemic Therapy in Thyroid Cancers

Keynote Speakers


Dr. Akira Miyauchi

amit agarwal

Dr. Amit Agarwal

anil d cruz

Dr. Anil K. D’Cruz

brendan c stack

Dr. Brenden C. Stack, Jr

dan fliss

Dr. Dan Fliss

Feng Yu Chiang

Dr. Feng-Yu Chiang

greg randolph

Dr. Gregory Randolph

hs chang

Dr. Hang Seok Chang

jatin shah

Dr. Jatin P. Shah


Dr. Kyung Tae

luiz kowalski

Dr. Luiz Kowalski

madan kapre

Dr. Madan Kapre

Michael Tuttle

Dr. Michael Tuttle

Umamaheswar Duvvuri

Dr. Umamaheswar Duvvuri


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