The AO Foundation is a medically-guided, non-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 fosters one of the most extensive networks of currently over
16’000 surgeons, operating-room personnel, and scientists in more than 100 countries.

Year of founding: 1958
Personnel: approximately 250

AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
phone +41 81 414 21 11