AO Sports North America

The AO Sports North America initiative is a network of expert trauma and reconstructive surgeons seeking to provide unbiased, gold-standard education on the surgical treatment of sports injuries and other soft-tissue conditions around the joint.


James Stannard, Mauricio Kfuri, and Yves Acklin discuss the AO Sports initiative, including its background and recent educational offerings.

Upcoming webinars

In-person events

Anatomical illustration of human with knee and shoulder joints

AO Sports NA Principles of Sports Medicine—the Joint Is an Organ

Achieve technical competency in the arthroscopic and open treatment of common knee and shoulder pathology through arthroscopic simulations and practical exercises, 3D-animated tours, and case discussions

August 19-20 2022, Denver, Colorado

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AO Sports North America Masters Course—Management of Shoulder Pathologies

Join international AO experts in case discussions, reviews of current literature, and hands-on anatomy labs practicing selected arthroscopic and open procedures.

September 24-25, 2022, Boston, Massachusetts

Webinar recordings

Illustration of a knee and shoulder joint

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