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AO Spine Regional Masters Level Specimen Course—Spinal Tumors

Hamburg, Germany I April 22-23, 2023 

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What we do

Education

Providing over 200 educational opportunities to more than 12,000 surgeons worldwide – every year.

Research

Driving the transformation of spine care through our research network and Knowledge Forums.

Networking

Advancing careers through the exchange of knowledge and professional networking.

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Connect with us and receive the latest news, calls, and updates.

A truly global spine community

Global Spine Congress

The only international spine congress of its kind.

Global Spine Journal

AO Spine’s official scientific journal, fully open access, covering all areas of spine surgery.

AO Spine Global Diploma Exam

Certify your knowledge and advance your career.

AO Davos Courses: The future of medical education—today

The AO's flagship educational event offers courses in trauma, spine, CMF, veterinary, and recon surgery every December in Davos.

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Quick access

AO Spine Injury Classification Systems

Based on a systematic assessment and revision of the Magerl classification.

Videos and webinars

Digital teaching and learning material, webinars, and event coverage for educational purposes

Fellowships

Providing additional experience in surgical techniques for fully trained orthopedic and neurosurgeons interested in spine surgery.

Come and join us

“AO Spine is unique in exchanging knowledge, sharing information, and building friendships with surgeons worldwide. You can only get this in a global organization like AO Spine.”

Asdrubal Falavigna, AO Spine Chairperson