Brian Aros, MD

Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Brian Aros
About Us

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Aros is a fellowship-trained attending orthopaedic surgeon and Chief of Surgery at Copley Hospital. He specializes in sports medicine, disorders of the knee, hip, and shoulder, and joint replacement with a focus on minimally-invasive techniques. Dr. Aros is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He currently serves as the team physician for Johnson State College. An avid outdoors sportsman, he enjoys mountain biking, downhill skiing and boating.

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Education + Clinical Experience

Medical Degree: Ohio State University
Internship, General Surgery: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Sports Medicine Fellowship: Ohio State University
Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
State Licensure: Vermont

Mansfield Orthopaedics at Copley Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgeon, 2011-present
Green Mountain Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgeon, Central Vermont, 2008-2011


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles; Likes RL, Julka A, Aros BC, Pedroza AD, Kaeding CC, Jones GL, Flanigan DC. Meniscal repair with the MaxFire device: a cadaveric study. Orthopaedic Surgery 2011; 3: 259-264.; Kaeding CC, Aros B, Pedroza A, Pifel E, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Dunn WR, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Parker RD, Wright RW, Spindler KP. Allograft Versus Autograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Predictors of Failure From a MOON Prospective Longitudinal Cohort. Sports Health 2011; 3: 73-81.; Aros BC, Pedroza A, Vasileff WK, Litsky AS, Flanigan DC. Mechanical Comparison of meniscal repair devices with mattress suture devices in vitro. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2010;18:1594-8.; Aros BC, Tosteson AN, Gottlieb DJ, Koval KJ. Is a Sliding Hip Screw of IM Nail the Preferred Implant for Iintertrochanteric Fracture
Fixation? CORR. 2008;466:2827-32. ; Abstracts Brian C. Aros MD, Angela Pedroza BS, Rose Backs PA-C, ATC, Stephanie
Stradley PA-C, ATC, David C. Flanigan MD, Christopher Kaeding, MD.
Comparison of Patellofemoral Cartilage between Primary Bone Patellar
Tendon Bone Autografts versus Other Primary Grafts at the Time of ACL
Revision Surgery- A Prospective MOON Cohort Study. Abstract submitted to
ISAKOS Osaka, Japan, April 2009, AAOS 2009.Brian C. Aros MD, William K.
Vasileff BA, Alan S. Litsky MD, ScD, Angela Pedroza BS, David C.
Flanigan MD. Biomechanical Comparison of Meniscal Suture, Meniscal
Repair Devices, and Techniques. Abstract submitted to ISAKOS Osaka
Japan, April 2009; submitted to Arthroscopy May 2008. (Published)
Brian C. Aros MD, Christopher C. Kaeding MD, Angela Pedroza BS, David
C. Flanigan MD. Long-Term Evidence of Osteoarthritis after Patella
Tendon versus Hamstring ACL Reconstruction: A Systematic Review.
Abstract submitted to ISAKOS Osaka, Japan, April 2009.
Christopher C. Kaeding MD, Angela Pedroza, BS, Brian C. Aros MD,
Warren R. Dunn MD MPH, Eric Pfiel MD, Kurt P. Spindler MD. “Independent
Predictors of ACL Reconstruction Failure from the MOON Prospective
Longitudinal Cohort” Accepted Podium Presentation, American Orthopaedic
Society of Sports Medicine, Orlando Florida, July 2008. (Published)
Brian C. Aros MD, David C. Flanigan MD, Alan S. Litsky MD ScD,
William Vasileff BS, “Biomechanical Comparison of Meniscal Suture, 4th
Generation Meniscal Repair Devices, and Techniques”. Accepted as an
ePoster Arthroscopy Association of North America, Washington D.C., April
Brian C. Aros MD MS, Anna N. A. Tosteson ScD, Daniel J. Gottlieb MS,
Kenneth J. Koval MD. “Intramedullary nail vs. sliding hip screw for
intertrochanteric femur fractures: Analysis using the Medicare
database”. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Podium Presentation
March 2006, Chicago, IL. (Published)
Brian C. Aros MD, Kenneth Koval MD, Anna N A Tosteson ScD, Robert
Cantu MD. “Closed, Nondisplaced Tibial Shaft Fractures: Evaluation of
Treatment Options using Decision Analysis” Poster Presentation
Orthopaedic Trauma Association, October 2006.
Book Chapters : McCarty E, Aros B, Kaeding C: Stress Fractures. In: Netter’s Sports
Medicine: The Team Physician’s Handbook. Madden, C (ed.), Elsevier.
Philadelphia, PA.

  • Type Of Provider : Physician
  • Practice Name : Mansfield Orthopaedics - A Practice of Copley Hospital, Mansfield Orthopaedics - Waterbury
  • Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine