Who we are

Our concept of sports medicine

Yves Acklin, Mauricio Kfuri, and Jim Stannard explain the concept of AO Sports during the AO Davos Courses 2021.

Reflecting on AO Sports courses

In this interview with Yves Acklin we focus on knee injuries and deformities and we find out more about the AO Sports Advanced Course. Yves tells Hannah Shellswell about his most significant insights and lessons learnt from the AO Sports courses over the last few years.

AO Sports: A new knee model for courses

AO Sports has introduced a new knee model in the AO Advanced Course in Knee Injuries and Deformities. Find out about its benefits and how it is changing the participants’ experience and impacting their practice. In this interview with AO Faculty member Ryan Martin, he demonstrates how it works in practice and shares his vision for how this could be developed in the future.

Chairperson and task forces

Jim Stannard, Chairperson

James P. Stannard, MD, is a clinician-scientist with an active orthopedic surgical practice. Along with his busy medical practice in Columbia, Missouri, United States, he holds advanced leadership roles across the University of Missouri academic health system, including chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hansjörg Wyss Distinguished Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, and medical director of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, where he is chief medical officer for procedural services.

Shoulder task force

Martin Jaeger

Martin Jäger

Head of Shoulder surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery University Hospital
Freiburg, Germany

Amon Ferry

Amon Ferry

Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine, Arizona Sports Medicine Center
Scottsdale, United States

Shiyi Chen

Shiyi Chen

Chair, Orthopedic Sports Medical of Huashan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai, China

Knee task force

M Kfouri

Mauricio Kfuri

Orthopedic surgeon, University of Missouri Health Care
Columbia, United States

Y Acklin

Yves Acklin

Site manager, Bethesda Spital, and team leader, sports/knee orthopedics, University Hospital Basel
Basel, Switzerland

Jiwu Chen

Jiwu Chen

Senior consultant, executive director of sports medicine, Raffles Hospital
Shanghai, China

Principles task force

James Stannard

Jim Stannard

Chairman, University of Missouri Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Columbia, United States

Ch Katthagen

Christoph Katthagen

Senior physician, Universitätsklinikum Münster
Münster, Germany

Seth Sherman

Seth Sherman

Orthopedic surgeon, Stanford Sports Medicine Clinic
Redwood City, United States

Saeed Al Thani

Saeed Al Thani

Orthopedic surgeon, Orthocure Medical Center
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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