Aaron G. Rosenberg, MD, FACS, FAAOS, is an orthopedic surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush – Chicago and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He specializes in hip and knee reconstruction and replacement, minimally invasive joint replacement surgery, complex adult lower extremity joint reconstruction. He serves as Professor, Senior Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, and Emeritus Director of the Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Fellowship. As an orthopedic surgeon, he specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Dr. Rosenberg’s impressive professional journey spans thirty-eight years. He started his clinical practice in 1984 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, specializing in hip and knee joint replacement surgery. In the past, Dr. Rosenberg has been a member on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) as well as Director and Instructor for many courses at the AAOS Orthopaedic Learning Center.
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Education and Training
Albany Medical College - Union University 1978
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
Dr. Aaron Glen Rosenberg, MD, FACS, FAAOS's Expert Contributions
What is Orthopedic Surgery?Orthopedic surgery is a branch of medicine that exclusively focuses on injuries and maladies of the muscles, bones, and joints. Through both surgical and non-surgical techniques, orthopedic surgeons diagnose and treat musculoskeletal injuries and trauma, spinal diseases,...
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- A question of prevalence: liner dislodgment in Harris-Galante acetabular components.
- Fixation for the millennium: the hip.
- Isolated revision of the patellar component in total knee arthroplasty.
- Economic evaluation in orthopaedics.
- Intraoperative assessment in revision total knee arthroplasty.
- Cementless acetabular components: the gold standard for socket revision.
- Unicompartmental arthroplasty for isolated arthritis.
- The efficacy of 500 CentiGray radiation in the prevention of heterotopic ossification after total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized, pilot study.
- Effects of perioperative administration of a selective cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitor on pain management and recovery of function after knee replacement: a randomized controlled trial.
- Cementless acetabular reconstruction in revision total hip arthroplasty.
- Use of structural allografts in acetabular revision surgery.
- The progression of patellofemoral arthrosis after medial unicompartmental replacement: results at 11 to 15 years.
- Rapid rehabilitation and recovery with minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty.
- Extensor mechanism allograft reconstruction after total knee arthroplasty. A comparison of two techniques.
- Implant survivorship and complication rates after total knee arthroplasty with a third-generation cemented system: 5 to 8 years followup.
Faculty Titles & Positions
- President of the Advisory Board Zimmer Institute -
- Abnormal Gait
- Knee Society
- International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
- Hip Society
- Rush Presby St Lukes Med Ct1979
Professional Society Memberships
- Knee Society, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, Hip Society
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Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Dr. Rosenberg obtained his medical degree in 1978 from Albany Medical College and completed his residency at Rush University Medical Center in orthopaedics in 1983, followed by his fellowship in adult reconstruction/oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Rosenberg began independent clinical practice at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois in 1984 specializing in hip and knee joint replacement surgery. He is a professor, senior attending & Emeritus Director of the Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and has been both Director as well as an instructor of many courses at the AAOS Orthopaedic Learning Center. A member of the Hip Society, the Knee Society, and the International Hip Society and serving as President of the Advisory Board of the Zimmer Institute, Doctor Rosenberg has been co-editor of definitive textbooks on surgery of the hip (The Adult Hip-Lippincott, William & Wilkins, 2000) and the knee (The Adult Knee-Lippincott, William & Wilkins 2002) as well as editor of the AAOS instructional CD-ROMs the Arthritic Knee and Extensile Exposures of the Hip.
In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Rosenberg has focused his career on the education of surgeons in both the United States and around the world, personally training over 150 orthopaedic residents and more than 100 orthopaedic fellows. He has published hundreds of scientific papers and has delivered over 1000 scientific presentations at meetings in the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and New Zealand. He holds several patents related to hip and knee implant design and has been instrumental in the design of several joint replacement devices, including the VerSys Hip, The NexGen Knee, The ZMR Revision Hip System as well as the Zimmer Unicompartmental Knee.
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