Professor Hoffman was invited and hosted by the School of Medicine – UoK and Al-Saddr Medical City – in Al-Najaf. Prof Hoffman from Austria is the specialist and the consultant and surgery of the hip and knee. He is the main director of the training program of the hip replacement in Iraq. Mr Hoffman delivered specific lecture in this area of his specialty and managed to examine various patients. He also managed to operate various operations for the knee re-construction.Officials discussed with Prof Hoffman the possibility of a periodical visits by Professor Hoffman to college of medicine in order to perform complex operations of the knee joint.