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Membership

The Technical Commissions consist of:
 

  • five to seven Medical Members
     
  • the Chairs of the respective AO Clinical Divisions' Education Commissions are ex-officio members with voting rights
     
  • two to three representatives from the industrial partner are Guests with no voting or decision making rights.
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AO Technical Commissions


The four AO Technical Commissions (AOTK) for Trauma, Spine, CMF and Neuro are the governing bodies of their clinical area within the AOTK System. 

The AOTKs propose to the AOTK Executive Board (TKEB) to appoint and dissolve Expert Groups, which provide expert opinion in the respective areas of specialty. The AOTKs support, guide, and supervise the work of their Expert Groups.

Further tasks
  • To define the need for new or improved technologies and procedures
  • To convey the defined needs for research, development and clinical investigation
  • To review the priorities and propositions of their Expert Groups according to the general aims of the AO Foundation
  • To approve new devices and methodso approve new devices and methods
  • To approve preclinical and clinical studies proposed by the Expert Groupso approve preclinical and clinical studies proposed by the Expert Groups

The AOTKs are the only bodies empowered to approve a device (product) or method (technology) indicated for their specialty as a product, which may be advertised as a product approved by the AO Foundation. The approval procedure is defined by the AOTK Executive Board.

Medical members
AOTK Trauma members AOTK Spine members AOTK CMF members            ​AOTK Neuro members
Tim Pohlemann,
Chair, DE
Maarten Spruit, 
Chair, NL
Daniel Buchbinder, Chair, US ​Stephen Lewis,
Chair, AU
Theerachai Apivatthakakul, TH Roger Härtl, US Nils-Claudius Gellrich, DE ​Randy Chesnut, US
David Helfet, US Frank Kandziora, DE Rainer Schmelzeisen, DE ​Shoichiro Ishihara, JP
Keith Mayo, US Jean Ouellet, CA Damir Matic, CA  ​Fernando Gonzales, US
Merng Koon Wong, SG Christian Mazel, FR Alf Nastri, AUS ​Christian Matula, AT
Jack Zigler, US ​Richard Hopper,
CMF Consultant, US
​​Venugopal L. Menon, OM
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Lois Wallach
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Lois Wallach

 

 

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