Aaron G. Rosenberg M.D., F.A.C.S., is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and a senior partner with Midwest Orthopedics at Rush. He has served as the Director of the Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Section and the Rush Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery for the past 15 years. Over his 30 years in practice, he has garnered international recognition not only as an orthopedic surgeon, but also as an educator, researcher and the co-designer of multiple joint replacement systems for the hip and knee.
Following graduation from an orthopedic residency in orthopedics at Rush, he served as a fellow in orthopedic oncology at Harvard Medical School, and as assistant to the Orthopedist-In-Chief at the Massachusetts General Hospital. In 1984 he returned to Rush, joining the department of orthopedic surgery. Dr Rosenberg has focused clinically on managing the most complex cases with both surgical expertise and compassionate care.
He has been recognized by Orthopedic Today’s list of The Top 26 U.S. Knee Surgeons, and consistent listings in the Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in Chicago, and America’s Top Doctors.
Dr. Rosenberg has dedicated much of his professional career to research, leading numerous studies and clinical trials. In addition, Dr. Rosenberg has worked with orthopedic implant manufacturers to develop more than a dozen hip and knee replacement systems that have been among the highest performing and widely used implants in history, improving the lives of literally millions of patients.
He takes great pride in holding several U.S. and foreign patents introducing new implant designs and surgical tools to the orthopedic armamentarium. Dr. Rosenberg has contributed extensively to scientific literature with hundreds of articles in peer-reviewed literature, as well as dozens of book chapters. He developed the AAOS CD ROM, The Arthritic Knee, and has served as the Co-Editor of the definitive texts on adult reconstructive orthopedics of the lower extremity; The Adult Hip (now in its 4th edition) as well as the Adult Knee (in its 3rd edition) as well as Master Techniques in Adult Hip Surgery.
Since the earliest days of medical school and residency, Dr. Rosenberg has been inspired by his teachers, and subsequently focused on giving back to the clinical community. He has delivered more than 1,000 scientific presentations in dozens of countries and his teaching style has earned him a number of education accolades, including local and international “Golden Apple” awards, and has served as course director for dozens of graduate medical education courses for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons at the Orthopedic Learning Center.
He is sought after as a Grand Rounds speaker, guest lecturer, and visiting professor, frequently serving as a master of ceremonies for residency and fellowship graduation celebrations. Over the past 30 years, he has supervised the training of over 80 postgraduate fellows in adult reconstructive orthopedics at Rush University Medical Center, and most recently, his students honored his teaching endeavors by endowing the Aaron G. Rosenberg M.D. Chair in Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
The Arthritis Foundation is proud to honor Dr. Aaron G. Rosenberg with the 2015 Freedom of Movement Award. The Award is given annually as recognition to leaders in the advancement of research and awareness for the management, prevention and cure of arthritis; the leading cause of disability in the United States. Dr. Rosenberg more than exemplifies these traits with the tremendous support he has shown in the quest for a cure through research and awareness.
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