Professor of Orthopaedics, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology


Roy K. Aaron, M.D. is professor of orthopaedic surgery and professor of molecular pharmacology, physiology and biotechnology. He is Director of the Brown/VA Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine and the Brown Program for Recovery from Trauma. Dr. Aaron is also the Director of the Orthopaedic Cell Biology Laboratory and of Clinical Research for the Department.

Dr. Aaron graduated from Lafayette College and SUNY Downstate Medical School. He did an internship in internal medicine at Montefiore Hospital - Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and a year of general surgery residency at the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Staten Island, New York. Dr. Aaron completed a surgical research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, a residency in the Harvard Orthopaedic Program and a fellowship in arthritis surgery at the Robert Brigham Hospital in Boston. He then returned to NIH for three years of research in cartilage biochemistry.

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