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The AO Foundation is a medically guided, not-for-profit organization led by an international group of surgeons specialized in the treatment of trauma and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Founded in 1958 by 13 visionary surgeons, AO today fosters one of the most extensive networks of currently more than 20,000 surgeons, operating room personnel, and scientists in over 100 countries.

Our mission is promoting excellence in patient care and outcomes in trauma and musculoskeletal disorders.

Serving your clinical needs

Your clinical division serves your needs—AO has established specialty areas for trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, and veterinary surgery. The AO Clinical Divisions continually redefine the state-of-the-art in their fields, maintaining activities in research, development, clinical investigation, and education.​

Key activities

The AO Foundation Institutes - research and development (ARI)clinical investigation and documentation (AOCID)education, and the AOTK System - deliver value-added products and services to its clinical divisions, surgical network and partners.

The focus of the AO Institutes is on producing new concepts for improved fracture care, delivering evidence-based decision making, guaranteeing rigorous concept and product approval as well as timely and comprehensive dissemination of knowledge and expertise.


Source: AO Foundation Euro

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