ABOUT DR. AGUIAR Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery as having a specialty in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Aguiar has a special interest in knees and shoulders. He graduated with a BS in Biology from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and then continued his education at the Georgetown University School of Medicine...

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery as having a specialty in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Aguiar has a special interest in knees and shoulders. He graduated with a BS in Biology from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and then continued his education at the Georgetown University School of Medicine where he earned his medical degree and was named to Alpha Omega Alpha. With a love for the DC area, Dr. Aguiar stayed at Georgetown to complete his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency.

Raised in New York City and fluent in Spanish, Dr. George Aguiar was drawn to the field of orthopaedics out of a desire to help improve and change the lives of patients with acute and chronic injuries. Intrigued by the constant challenge to stay abreast of the latest technologies and procedures within the orthopaedic specialty, Dr. Aguiar enjoys interacting daily with patients and using his surgical skills to improve patient disabilities. Dr. Aguiar has tailored his practice to include primarily sports medicine and adult knee and shoulder reconstruction. With extensive experience in total hip and knee replacements, Dr. Aguiar's special interests also include arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repairs, ACL reconstruction with grafts, arthroscopic shoulder instability repair, ankle arthroscopy, and total knee replacements.

As coordinator of the Educational Cadaver Labs for Commonwealth Orthopaedics, Dr. Aguiar is involved in training surgical residents in the latest orthopaedic procedures and instructing residents at Georgetown University. Dr. Aguiar is also active with area hospitals and serves as the Chairman of Orthopedics at Reston Hospital Center. Additionally, he is team physician for Langley High School and regularly devotes time to seeing athletes at school.

Dr. Aguiar is married to a nurse practitioner, and together they have six children.

Education

  • BS, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Internship & Residency

    Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center

Board Certified

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Areas of Specialization

  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Children and Adolescents

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Georgetown Clinical Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Special Procedures/Techniques

  • Knee
    • ACL reconstruction
    • Biceps repair
    • Arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repairs
    • Rotating platform total knee replacement
    • Partial knee replacement
    • Minimal invasive knee surgery
    • Total knee replacement, including bilateral total knee replacements

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