Aaron Krych, M.D.

Physician - Orthopedic Surgery

  • Sports Medicine
  • Rochester, MN
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Professional Interests

  • Meniscus repair and transplantation
  • Knee cartilage restoration
  • Realignment surgery with osteotomy and knee ligament reconstruction
  • ACL injuries and treatment
  • Shoulder instability and labral tear
  • Hip cartilage restoration
  • Hip arthroscopic labral repair
  • Surgical treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Youth athletes with articular cartilage defects of the hip
  • Research: improving cartilage allograft through a living donor allograft program, mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) injection for hip and knee arthritis, meniscus repair, and single stage cell-based cartilage repair for the knee and hip

Undergraduate Studies

Saint John’s University – Collegeville, MN

Medical School

Mayo Medical School – Rochester, MN  


Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery – Rochester, MN 


Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder –  Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 

  • MOCA (Metrics of Osteochondral Allografts) group (2017-present)
  • ROCK (Research in Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee) group (2016-present)
  • Orthopedic Research Society Meniscus Study Section (2016-present)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (2009-present)
  • American Orthopedic Society Sports Medicine (2011-present)
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (2012-present)
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (2013-present)
  • Mid-America Orthopedic Association (2010-present)
  • Minnesota Orthopedic Society (2013-present)
  • Team Physician, Rochester Community Technical College Football (2014 – present)
  • Team Physician, John Marshall High School Football (2011-present)
  • Team Physician, New York Giants Football Team, East Rutherford, New Jersey (2010 – 2011)
  • Team Physician, Saint John’s University men’s and women’s soccer & men’s and women’s basketball Queens, New York (2010 – 2011)

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