Don Aaron, MD

Sports Medicine (Knee, Hip & Shoulder)

4.4 / 5

Don Aaron, MD

Sports Medicine (Knee, Hip & Shoulder)

4.4 / 5
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Medical School

Mercer University School of Medicine (Macon, GA)

Internship

Methodist University Hospital (Memphis, TN)

Residency

Campbell Clinic (Memphis, TN)

Fellowship

American Sports Medicine Institute with Dr. James Andrews (Birmingham, AL)

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Team Physician

Georgia Southern University
Bryan County High School
Jenkins County High School
Metter High School
Portal High School
Screven County High School
Southeast Bulloch High School
Statesboro High School
Swainsboro High School
Tattnall County High School

Elbow Conditions

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Growth Plate Injuries of the Elbow
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Apophysltls (little Leaguer’s Elbow)
  • Medial Eplcondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow)
  • Throwing Injuries of the Elbow
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Elbow Procedures

  • Aspiration of the Olecranon Bursa
  • Cubital Tunnel Release at the Elbow
  • Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)
  • PRP Therapy
  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition at the Elbow

Knee Conditions

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (ACL Tear)
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis of the Knee (Pes Anserlne Bursitis)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Injury
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Patellar Fracture
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellar Tendon Tear
  • Patellar Tracking Disorder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Prepatellar Bursitis (Kneecap Bursitis)
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tear
  • Shin Splints (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome)

Knee Procedures

  • ACL Reconstruction (Arthrex® TightRope®)
  • ACL Reconstructron (Patellar Tendon Graft Technique}
  • ACL Reconstruction with Hamstring
  • Arthroscopy
  • Lateral Release and Medial Imbrication
  • Loose Body Removal (Knee)
  • Meniscus Repair (Arthroscopic Technique)
  • Mlcrofracture Drilling Procedure for Isolated Chondral Defect
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Partial Meniscectomy
  • PRP Therapy

 

Shoulder Conditions

  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bursitis of the Shoulder (Subacromial Bursitis)
  • Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder (Reactive Calcification)
  • Fracture of the Shoulder Socket (Glenoid Fracture)
  • Fractures of the Shoulder Blade (Scapula)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Muscle Imbalance in the Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder
  • Proximal Humerus Fracture (Broken Shoulder)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • SLAP Tear (Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior Tear)
  • Suprascapular Neuropathy
  • Weightlifter’s Shoulder (Distal Clavicular Osteolysis)

Shoulder procedures

  • Arthroscopic Capsular Plication
  • Bankart Repair
  • Arthroscopic capsular Release
  • Diagnostic Arthroscopy (Shoulder)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Distal Clavicle Excision (Resection, Arthroscopic Technique)
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • PRP Therapy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair (Arthroscopic)
  • SLAP Repair
  • Subacromial Decompression
  • Subacromial Injection

Other Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Bursitis of the Hip (Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Finger Fracture
  • Ganglion Cysts or the Hand
  • High Ankle Sprain (Syndesmosls Ligament Injury)
  • Hip Fracture
  • lliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)
  • Muscle Strain Injuries of the Thigh
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Trigger Digit
  • Wrist Sprain

Other procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release (Open Technique)
  • De Quervaln’s Release
  • Distal Radius Fracture Repair with Volar Plate
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)
  • Trigger Digit Release


Frank Hook, Back Surgery and Knee Replacement

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Medical School

Mercer University School of Medicine (Macon, GA)

Internship

Methodist University Hospital (Memphis, TN)

Residency

Campbell Clinic (Memphis, TN)

Fellowship

American Sports Medicine Institute with Dr. James Andrews (Birmingham, AL)

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Team Physician

Georgia Southern University
Bryan County High School
Jenkins County High School
Metter High School
Portal High School
Screven County High School
Southeast Bulloch High School
Statesboro High School
Swainsboro High School
Tattnall County High School

Elbow Conditions

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Growth Plate Injuries of the Elbow
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Apophysltls (little Leaguer’s Elbow)
  • Medial Eplcondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow)
  • Throwing Injuries of the Elbow
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Elbow Procedures

  • Aspiration of the Olecranon Bursa
  • Cubital Tunnel Release at the Elbow
  • Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)
  • PRP Therapy
  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition at the Elbow

Knee Conditions

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (ACL Tear)
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis of the Knee (Pes Anserlne Bursitis)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Injury
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Patellar Fracture
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellar Tendon Tear
  • Patellar Tracking Disorder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Prepatellar Bursitis (Kneecap Bursitis)
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tear
  • Shin Splints (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome)

Knee Procedures

  • ACL Reconstruction (Arthrex® TightRope®)
  • ACL Reconstructron (Patellar Tendon Graft Technique}
  • ACL Reconstruction with Hamstring
  • Arthroscopy
  • Lateral Release and Medial Imbrication
  • Loose Body Removal (Knee)
  • Meniscus Repair (Arthroscopic Technique)
  • Mlcrofracture Drilling Procedure for Isolated Chondral Defect
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Partial Meniscectomy
  • PRP Therapy

 

Shoulder Conditions

  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bursitis of the Shoulder (Subacromial Bursitis)
  • Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder (Reactive Calcification)
  • Fracture of the Shoulder Socket (Glenoid Fracture)
  • Fractures of the Shoulder Blade (Scapula)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Muscle Imbalance in the Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder
  • Proximal Humerus Fracture (Broken Shoulder)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • SLAP Tear (Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior Tear)
  • Suprascapular Neuropathy
  • Weightlifter’s Shoulder (Distal Clavicular Osteolysis)

Shoulder procedures

  • Arthroscopic Capsular Plication
  • Bankart Repair
  • Arthroscopic capsular Release
  • Diagnostic Arthroscopy (Shoulder)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Distal Clavicle Excision (Resection, Arthroscopic Technique)
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • PRP Therapy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair (Arthroscopic)
  • SLAP Repair
  • Subacromial Decompression
  • Subacromial Injection

Other Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Bursitis of the Hip (Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Finger Fracture
  • Ganglion Cysts or the Hand
  • High Ankle Sprain (Syndesmosls Ligament Injury)
  • Hip Fracture
  • lliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)
  • Muscle Strain Injuries of the Thigh
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Trigger Digit
  • Wrist Sprain

Other procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release (Open Technique)
  • De Quervaln’s Release
  • Distal Radius Fracture Repair with Volar Plate
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)
  • Trigger Digit Release


Frank Hook, Back Surgery and Knee Replacement

“Today, I walk three miles every day, have minimal scarring and no pain.”  Read More

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Ratings/Reviews

The staff at Optim was very helpful, friendly, and professional. I would definitely recommend using them.

Dr. Aaron is a special doctor. He listens and shows concern for me. I have confidence in him. I would recommend him and Optim to others.

Great experience everything explained. Everybody very courteous and professional.

My experience with Dr Aaron Jr. was a very good experience. His bedside manner is excellent and he listens with empathy. He has a genuine interest in what you say and is very accommodating with his responses. He is a very good surgeon and Dr, whom I would highly recommend without hesitation.

Ken Durden

The staff at Optim was very helpful, friendly, and professional. I would definitely recommend using them.

Marsha Bland in Newington, GA

Dr. Aaron is a special doctor. He listens and shows concern for me. I have confidence in him. I would recommend him and Optim to others.

Neal Owens in Pooler, GA

Jimmy P Adams, GA

Jimmy P Adams, GA

Great experience everything explained. Everybody very courteous and professional.

Rebecca in GA

Debra in Glennville, GA

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Phillip Chrysosferidis in Kite, GA

Jennifer Kote in Metter, GA

My experience with Dr Aaron Jr. was a very good experience. His bedside manner is excellent and he listens with empathy. He has a genuine interest in what you say and is very accommodating with his responses. He is a very good surgeon and Dr, whom I would highly recommend without hesitation.

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