AO Spine Member Privileges

Member Privileges at a glance

Membership privileges


  • Discounts on registration fees, including Global Spine Congress and AO Davos Courses
  • Free access to the AO video hub with a wealth of recorded webinars, lectures, and training videos
  • Free AO Spine e-books
  • Discounts on e-books and books
  • Access to AO Spine Fellowships
  • Access to faculty development opportunities


  • myAO


  • Opportunities to participate in AO Spine studies
  • Access research grants and awards
  • Global Spine Journal Article Processing Charge (APC) waiver
  • Access to AO PEER – Program for Education and Excellence in Research


  • Invitation to exclusive member sessions and networking events
  • Full access to the AO Spine Member Directory
  • Participate in elections

Membership Plus privileges

Membership Plus includes all Membership benefits and access to 3 online journals and a list of curated articles from the community.

  • European Spine Journal
  • Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine
  • Spine
  • Curated articles

AO Spine's Chairperson Dr. S. Rajasekaran explains how becoming a member of AO Spine helps surgeons boost their knowledge and career

Membership options and fees


1 year membership CHF 100

2 year membership – save 10% CHF 180

3 year membership – save 15% CHF 250

5 year membership – save 20% CHF 400

Membership Plus

1 year membership CHF 230

2 year membership – save 10% CHF 410

3 year membership – save 15% CHF 585

5 year membership – save 20% CHF 920

*We offer a 50 percent discount on membership fees for students and residents, and a flat fee of CHF 20 per year for surgeons and researchers from low-income countries (discounts do not apply for Membership Plus).

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“AOSpine membership provides an opportunity to interact with the finest, most respected minds in spine surgery. There is a spirit of open honest dialogue to promote quality patient care and evidence-based practice without undue formality.”

Daniel Gelb, Regional Educator of the Year 2017 award winner and Fellowships Officer, AO Spine North America Board