Orlando Orthopaedic Center officially announced the addition of Aaron M. Burgess, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon fellowship trained in sports medicine and specializing in shoulder, elbow hip and knee surgery. Dr. Burgess is now accepting patients at the SoDo (downtown), Sand Lake and Lake Nona locations.
Dr. Aaron Burgess was born and raised in Charleston, WV. He attended Ohio University where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a special focus in Exercise Physiology. He went on to graduate from West Virginia University School of Medicine, where he was president of his medical school class.
He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Orlando Health and decided to pursue additional fellowship training in Sports Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. During his fellowship, Dr. Burgess was an assistant team physician for Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates, the United Soccer League’s Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Robert Morris University’s basketball and hockey teams, as well as several local high school football teams. Additionally, Dr. Burgess was a team physician for the United States Men’s rugby team, providing care for the athletes during their 2015 South American Tour.
Dr. Burgess is a board eligible orthopaedic surgeon and is fellowship trained in sports medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.