Organization and Governance

The AO's structure mirrors its two functional areas. There are the Institutes and Clinical Divisions that conduct research, development, education, clinical investigation and approval of new devices or methods. And then there are the Management Boards that support, supervise and ensure implementation of the multitude of AO activities.
Robert McGuire (Current President of the AO Foundation) 

AO Presidents

View the list of AO Foundation's presidents from 1984, when the ​foundation was established, up to the present.

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Charter and Bylaws

Charter and Bylaws of the AO Foundation,
July 2017​ (PDF, 882 KB).​

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Organizational Structure

The organizational charts of the AO Foundation indicate how the organization functions and is governed.​