AO Recon's network already connects more than 40,000 orthopedic surgeons in the area of arthroplastry and periprosthetic fracture management, joint preservation and replacement, and it continues to grow. Since our foundation in 2014, we have trained over 2,600 course participants worldwide and reached more than 25,000 orthopedic surgeons with our educational events.

How to join us

If you have an AO account

Login with the AO and go to your dashboard (link top right). Check your profile under "involved / associated with". Make sure AO Recon is one of your selected interests. Subscribe to the AO Recon newsletter in "My profile" under Communications.


If you are new to the AO

Create an AO account and join a global community of over 215,000 health care professionals. Enter AO Recon as one of your interests. As soon as you have completed your registration, you will be subscribed to our newsletter and all other relevant communication.


How to personalize your AO experience

Access your dashboard and fine-tune the kind of information we will offer to you. Learn how to complete your profile in a few steps.

Steering Board

Approved by the AO Foundation Board, these five heavyweights represent the interests of AO Recon within the AO.

Education Forum

Nominated by the Steering Board, these key opinion leaders take strategic leadership for AO Recon's educational content.

Curriculum Taskforces

Nominated by the Education Forum, these expert groups of arthroplasty surgeons develop educational content for AO Recon courses.


Selected by the Education Forum, these experts engage in AO Recon events to provide surgeons with excellent arthroplasty education.