About our president
Ulm University Medical Center, Ulm, Germany
Director of the Department of Orthopedic Trauma at Ulm University Medical Center, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Ulm University, and President of the AO Foundation
Florian Gebhard has decades of experience as a clinician and educator, leading fellow surgeons in support of the AO mission of promoting excellence in patient care and outcomes in trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. Always focused on the partnership between patients and clinicians, he is unfailingly dedicated to striving for the highest standards in surgical practice and education, and is actively involved in bringing innovative, technological advances into the OR to optimize patient treatment and outcomes. Keeping the patient front and center continues to motivate and inspire him to improve patient outcomes.
Past Presidents 1984–2021