The AO is the premier innovator in the surgical treatment of bone fractures and disorders. Innovation at the AO goes from bench to bedside, including basic research, product development, clinical validation, and valorization.
Today we have a global network of over 520,000 health care professionals. Each year we offer over 870 educational events around the world, supported by nearly 8,000 faculty and attended by over 82,000 participants. We have around 20,00 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery.