Aaron J. Krych, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. ACL injury
  2. Hip impingement
  3. Hip labral tear
  4. Shoulder instability
  5. Torn meniscus
  1. Cartilage repair/restoration
  2. Hip arthroscopy
  3. Knee replacement
  4. Meniscus transplantation
  5. Osteotomy
  6. Rotator cuff surgery
  • Shoulder instability
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • ACL injuries
  • Meniscus tears
  • Cartilage restoration and transplantation
  • Meniscus transplantation
  • Osteotomy
  • Arthroscopic treatment of femoroacetabular impingement
  • Hip labral tears
  • Partial and total knee replacement

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2011
    Clinical Associate - Senior Clinical Associate in Orthopaedic SurgeryHospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
  2. 2011
    Special Fellowship - Sports Medicine and Shoulder ServiceHospital for Special Surgery
  3. 2010
    Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2005
    MD - Doctor of MedicineMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2001
    BA - Chemistry (Summa cum laude, top 5 in graduating class)Saint John's University

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Orthopaedic Sports MedicineAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  2. 2013
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Herodicus Resident Research Award 2017 (*Sanders TL, Pareek A, J Hewett TE, Stuart MJ, Dahm DL, Krych AJ-What is the natural history of patellar dislocation in skeletally immature patients?)AOSSM
  2. 2017
    Stop Sports Injury (*Sanders TL, Pareek A, Hewett TE, Stuart MJ, Dahm DL, Krych-What is the natural history of patellar dislocation in skeletally immature patients?)AOSSM
  3. 2017
    ISAKOS Patellofemoral Research Excellence Award Finalist (Patellofemoral arthritis after lateral patellar dislocation: A matched population-based analysis)ISAKOS
  4. 2016
    2016 Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows' Association, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  5. 2016
    Award for Outstanding Women's Health Research "Are Female Soccer Players at an Increased Risk of Second Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Compared to their Athletic Peers?" (Mentor to Ayoosh Pareek)Celso-Ramon Garcia
  6. 2016
    "The 16 Standout North American Sports Knee Surgeons"Orthopedics This Week
  7. 2015
    NIH-Sponsored Musculoskeletal Research Training Grant at Mayo ClinicMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  8. 2015
    Patellofemoral Research Excellence Award Finalist: Assessing patellar instability: Relating tibial tubercle trochlear groove distance to patient specific anatomyISAKOS
  9. 2015
    Scientific Award Finalist: Return to sport: Does excellent 6-month strength and function following ACL reconstruction predict mid-term outcomesISAKOS
  10. 2015
    Coventry Award for paper: Individualizing the tibial tubercle to trochlear groove distance: patellar instability ratios that predict recurrent instability.Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  11. 2015
    Highest Rated Poster "Repeat Meniscus Repair: What can we expect?Arthroscopy Association of North America
  12. 2013
    Alternate Traveling Fellow for 2013 APKASS tourAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  13. 2013
    2013 MAOA Mentored Finalist for Physician in Training award (Arutyunyan G, Krych AJ et al: The adverse effect of femoral nerve blockade on qudariceps strength and function after ACL reconstruction)Mid America Orthopedic Association
  14. 2013
    Lars-Peterson - Sanofi Traveling Fellowship, EuropeInternational Cartilage Repair Society
  15. 2011
    Phillip D. Wilson Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery Research: Cartilage integration with porous nondegradable hydrogels after enzymatic treatment of osteochondral defectsHospital for Special Surgery
  16. 2010
    Joseph M. Janes Peer Excellence AwardHospital for Special Surgery
  17. 2009
    One Year Gait Analysis and Strength Data from Prospective Randomized Trial Favors Mini-posterior over Two Incision THAH.A. Peterson Scholarly Writing Competition Award
  18. 2009
    No Benefit of the Two-Incision THA Over Mini-Posterior THA: A Pilot Study of Gait and StrengthMark B. Coventry Clinical Research Competition Award
  19. 2008
    Faculty Research AwardPatrick J. Kelly Basic Science Research Competition
  20. 2008
    Faculty Research AwardMark B. Coventry Clinical Research Competition
  21. 2008
    Finalist, Physician in Training AwardAnnual MAOA Meeting
  22. 2005
    Humanitarian AwardEA Ulzen
  23. 2003
    WABDL Drug-Free World and National Records in Bench Press for Less than 25 years of ageWorld Association of Bench Pressers & Deadlifters
  24. 2003
    Best Educational Poster presentationExperimental Biology Annual Meeting
  25. 2001
    Wasie Full Tuition Merit Scholarship for Medical SchoolWasie Foundation
  26. 2001
    Abbot Educational Fund ScholarAbbot
  27. 2000
    Team Captain, All-conference and All-regional Academic Teams, National Championship GameSt. John's University
  28. 1999
    Most Outstanding Organic ChemistAmerican Chemical Society
  29. 1998
    Leadership ScholarshipSiehl
  30. 1997
    Full Tuition Merit Scholarship (Undergraduate)Wasie Foundation
  31. 1996
    Minnesota Associated Press First Team All-State FootballHoldingford High School
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2021
    MemberHip Committee, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberFinancial Analysis Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  3. 2017 - present
    Peer RefereeORS/OREF
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberMetrics of Osteochondral Allografts (MOCA group)
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  6. 2016 - 2018
    Deputy ChairInternational Cartilage Research Society, Fellowship Committee
  7. 2016 - present
    DirectorDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  8. 2016 - present
    DirectorOrthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberDepartment of Radiology, Staff Recruitment Committee
  10. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberInternational Cartilage Repair Society, Abstract Review Committee
  11. 2016 - present
    Section MemberOrthopedic Research Society Meniscus Study Section
  12. 2016 - present
    MemberROCK group (Research in Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee)
  13. 2015 - 2016
    Co-Chair2016 MOS Annual Meeting, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  14. 2015
    MemberClass of 2015, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  15. 2015 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  16. 2015 - present
    DirectorOrthopedic Sports Medicine Research Fellowship
  17. 2015 - present
    MemberBoard of Directors, Mid American Orthopedic Association
  18. 2015 - present
    Member at LargeBoard of Directors, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  19. 2015 - present
    MemberFellowship, Scholarship, and Research Committee, International Cartilage Repair Society
  20. 2014 - 2019
    MemberScientific Committee, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  21. 2014
    Panel MemberWriting Panel "Appropriate use criteria for management of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee", American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  22. 2014 - present
    MemberMayo Medical School Advisory Program
  23. 2014 - present
    MemberTeaching/Examining Committee, Mayo Medical School Advisory Program
  24. 2014 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  25. 2014 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Device Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  26. 2014 - present
    MemberStaff Recruitment Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  27. 2014 - present
    Team PhysicianMinnesota Timberwolves NBA Basketball Team
  28. 2013 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  29. 2013 - present
    Board MemberMusculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) Medical Board of Trustees
  30. 2013 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  31. 2013 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  32. 2012 - 2014
    MemberAmerican College of Sports Medicine
  33. 2012
    Medical DirectorOrthopedic Bone Bank and Transplantation, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  34. 2012
    Medical DirectorMayo Clinic Rochester Tissue Bank
  35. 2012 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Research Review Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  36. 2012 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Research Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  37. 2012 - present
    MemberSports Medicine Education Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  38. 2012 - present
    MemberInternational Cartilage Repair Society
  39. 2011 - 2015
    Assistant DirectorOrthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  40. 2011 - 2015
    Assistant DirectorOrthopedic Sports Medicine Research Fellowship
  41. 2011 - 2014
    MemberProgram Committee Panel Reviewer, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  42. 2011 - 2014
    MemberAOSSM Program Committee Panel Reviewer, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  43. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  44. 2010 - 2011
    FellowNew York Giants
  45. 2010 - 2011
    FellowSaint John's University Men's and Women's Soccer teams
  46. 2010 - 2011
    FellowSaint John's University Men's and Women's Basketball Teams
  47. 2010
    PhysicianNew York Public Schools Athletic League Injury Clinic
  48. 2010
    PhysicianNew York Public Schools Athletic League Pre-Participation Physicals
  49. 2010 - present
    Candidate MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  50. 2010 - present
    MemberMid American Orthopedic Association
  51. 2009 - present
    MemberArthroscopy Association of North America
  52. 2008 - 2010
    MemberOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  53. 2008 - 2010
    Resident LiaisonAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  54. 2008
    Team PhysicianMayo High School Football
  55. 2007 - 2009
    Team PhysicianIce Hawks Junior Hockey League
  56. 2006 - 2007
    Team PhysicianFillmore Central High School Football
  57. 2005 - 2011
    Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  58. 2005 - 2009
    MemberOrthopedic Surgery Interest Group, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  59. 2005 - present
    Candidate MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  60. 2004 - 2005
    Student RepresentativeClass of 2005, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  61. 2003
    Teaching AssistantMayo Medical School Gross Anatomy
  62. 2001 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  63. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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