AORecon has set up its governance with a Steering Board, an Education Forum and a project team.
The Steering Board consists of AO experts, which in turn nominated the AORecon Education Forum consisting of key opinion leaders within the fields of joint preservation and replacement. The project team includes AO employees who support and manage the project.
Norbert P Haas
Norbert Haas was Director of the Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery and Department of Orthopaedics at the Charité, University Medicine Berlin, Germany until his retirement in 2016. He was the AO Foundation President from 2010-2012, and has a long active history in the AO Foundation which continues.
Daniel J Berry
Daniel Berry is Professor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he was Chief of Orthopedic Surgery for the past ten years. He served as Director of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, as the Chairman of the Maurice E. Müller Foundation, President of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, President of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Keith Mayo is Clinical Professor at the Hansjörg Wyss Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Hip and Pelvis Surgery in Seattle, WA. His 30 + year career has encompassed all aspects of hip and pelvis care including complex trauma, joint replacement and a progressive focus on hip preservation. He has a career long involvement in surgeon education and clinical research and is involved in numerous associations.
Carsten F Perka
Carsten Perka is Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department and Deputy Director of the Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery at the Charité, University Medicine Berlin. He published more than 260 peer-reviewed papers and co-authored more than 30 chapters in medical textbooks as well as the comprehensive standard work "Periprosthetic Fracture Management". He is a member of the German Society for Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery, German Society for Trauma Surgery, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the International Hip Society.
The AO Foundation is a medically guided nonprofit organization led by an international group of surgeons specialized in the treatment of trauma and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Founded in 1958 by 13 visionary surgeons, AO today fosters one of the most extensive networks of currently more than 20,000 surgeons, operating room personnel, and scientists in over 124 countries.