University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Bio for David Aronsson, MD
David Aronsson, MD

David Aronsson, MD

Professor Emeritus
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Department of Pediatrics
University of Vermont College of Medicine


Clinic Address
Pediatric Orthopedics
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center
192 Tilley Drive
South Burlington VT 05403
Phone: 802-847-2663
Fax: 802-847-1747


Link to Clinical Information


Contact Information
E-mail: David.Aronsson@uvm.edu
Phone:
802-656-2250
Office Location:
UVM COM Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, 95 Carrigan Drive, 434B Stafford Hall, Burlington, VT 05405

Education

Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1973)

Postdoctoral Training

Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, Institut Saint-Pierre, Palavas-Les-Flots, France (1979-1980)
San Diego Knee and Sports Medicine Fellowship, Kaiser Hospital Foundation, San Diego, CA (1979)
Chief Resident in Orthopaedics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA (1978-1979)
Resident in Orthopaedics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA (1975-1978)
Resident in Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA (1974-1975)
Surgical Intern/First Year Resident, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA (1973-1974)

Academic Appointments

Professor Emeritus, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2014-present)
Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1998-2014)
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1990-1998)
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI (1981-90)

Expertise

Pediatric Orthopaedics
Scoliosis
Neuromuscular Disorders

Professional Societies

Dr. Aronsson is the Past-President of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (PRSNA)

Research Interests

Dr. Aronsson's current research interests include: the etiology and long-term results of treatment for scoliosis, the early detection of developmental dysplasia of the hip and slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

Awards and Honors

Award for Excellence in Teaching; Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, University of Vermont College of Medicine (1993, 1996, and 2004)
Richard L. LaMont Award for Teaching Excellence, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI (1988)
Achievement Award for Excellence in the Field of Anatomy, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, Division of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation (1978)
2009 Distinguished Service Award presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Orthopaedics for tireless dedication and commitment to caring for the well being of children afflicted with musculoskeletal diseases and disorders
Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Orthopaedics (2009)

Publications

Daines SB, Aronsson DD, Beynnon BD, Sturnick DR, Lisle JW, Naud S. What is the best material for molding casts in children? J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Stokes IA, McBride C, Aronsson DD, Roughley PJ. Metabolic effects of angulation, compression and reduced mobility on annulus fibrosis in a model of altered mechanical environment in scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2013;1(3):161-170.

Blackburn EW, Aronsson DD, Rubright JH, Lisle JW. Ankle fractures in children. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012. Jul 3;94(13):1234-444. Review. PMID:22760393

Stokes IA, McBride C, Aronsson DD, Roughley PJ. Intervertebral disc changes with angulation, compression and reduced mobility simulating altered mechanical environment in scoliosis. Eur Spine J. 2011 Oct;20(10):1735-44. Epub 2011 Jun 26. PMID:21706360 [PubMed - in process]

Aronsson DD, Stokes IA. Nonfusion treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis by growth modulation and remodeling. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Jan-Feb;31(1 Suppl):S99-106. PMID: 21173627

Aronsson DD
, Stokes IA, McBride C. The role of remodeling and asymmetric growth in vertebral wedging. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010;158:11-5. PMID: 20543392

Stokes IA, McBride CA, Aronsson DD. Intervertebral disc changes in an animal model representing altered mechanics in scoliosis. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2008;140:273-7. PMID:18810036

Loder RT, Aronsson DD, Weinstein SL, Breur GJ, Ganz R, Leunig M. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Instr Course Lect. 2008;57:473-98. Review. PMID:18399603

Link to Publications