AO presidents

Current and past presidents of the AO

Robert McGuire

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA


About our president

M. Beckett Howorth Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and President of the AO Foundation

Robert McGuire 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. At the University of Mississippi Medical Center, He places great emphasis on educating residents and doctors who are early in their careers. His students recognize in him someone who is hands-on, passionate about teaching, and always ready to put in extra time. He also sees simulation as central to surgical education, particularly for younger generations.


Past Presidents 1984–2018

Nikolaus Renner

2016–2018
Switzerland

Jaime Quintero

2012–2014
Colombia

Paul Manson

2008–2010
United States of America

James Kellam

2004–2006
United States of America

Peter Matter

2000–2002
Switzerland

Christopher Colton

1996–1998
United Kingdom

Marvin Tile

1992–1994
Canada

Suthorn Bavonratanavech

2014–2016
Thailand

Norbert Haas

2010–2012
Germany

Chris van der Werken

2006–2008
The Netherlands

René Marti

2002–2004
The Netherlands

Joseph Schatzker

1998–2000
Canada

Siegfried Weller

1994–1996
Germany

Martin Allgöwer

1984–1992
Switzerland

AO Foundation Past Presidents Video

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