Brian Aros, MD

Brian Aros, MD

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.

Education & Clinical Experience


  • Medical Degree: Ohio State University
  • General Surgery Internship: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: Ohio State University
  • Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • State Licensure: Vermont
  • Clinical Experience
  • 2011-present Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mansfield Orthopaedics at Copley Hospital
  • 2008-2011 Orthopaedic Surgeon, Green Mountain Orthopaedics, Central Vermont


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.


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 2008.

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.

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