George Aguiar, M.D.

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. George Aguiar specializes in knee and shoulder surgery especially sports medicine and adult knee and shoulder reconstruction. Intrigued by the constant challenge to stay abreast of the latest technologies and procedures within the orthopedic specialty, Dr. Aguiar enjoys interacting daily with patients and using his surgical skills to improve patient disabilities. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Dr. Aguiar is fluent in Spanish.

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Bio

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 orthopedic residency.

Raised in New York City and fluent in Spanish, Dr. George Aguiar was drawn to the field of orthopedics 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 orthopedic 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 knee replacements, Dr. Aguiar’s special interests also include arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repairs, ACL reconstruction with grafts, and arthroscopic shoulder instability repair.

As coordinator of the Educational Cadaver Labs for OrthoVirginia, Dr. Aguiar is involved in training surgical residents in the latest orthopedic 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 & Training

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Internship & Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery ABOS board certified in sports medicine

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • OrthoVirginia Operatory
  • Reston Hospital Center, Chairman, Department of Orthopedics, 2008-present
  • Reston Surgery Center
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic
  • Team physician, FC Virginia
  • Team physician, Langley High School, 2002-present
  • Team physician, Washington Redskins, 2011-2016

Organizations & Awards

  • Voted Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Voted Top Doctor by Virginia Living Magazine 2020
  • Voted Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Georgetown Clinical Society
  • Medical Society of Virginia

Patient Testimonials

“Dr. Aguiar and all of the staff at OrthoVirginia have been great. Dr. Aguiar listened carefully, accurately diagnosed my shoulder issue, and developed a plan of action to relieve my pain and return me to the activities I love to do. The staff also dealt with the insurance push back on my MRI. Surgery may still be in my future but I’m confident I’ll be in good hands with Dr. Aguiar and team.” – Courtney F.

Treatments

• ACL Reconstruction
• Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair
• Knee Ligament Reconstruction
• Robotic Arm Assisted Knee Replacement (Makoplasty)
• Total Knee Replacement
• Partial (unicondylar) knee replacement
• Rotator Cuff Repair
• Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff/Shoulder Instability

Video: Get to Know 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 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 orthopedic residency.

Raised in New York City and fluent in Spanish, Dr. George Aguiar was drawn to the field of orthopedics 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 orthopedic 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 knee replacements, Dr. Aguiar’s special interests also include arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repairs, ACL reconstruction with grafts, and arthroscopic shoulder instability repair.

As coordinator of the Educational Cadaver Labs for OrthoVirginia, Dr. Aguiar is involved in training surgical residents in the latest orthopedic 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.

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Internship & Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery ABOS board certified in sports medicine

  • OrthoVirginia Operatory
  • Reston Hospital Center, Chairman, Department of Orthopedics, 2008-present
  • Reston Surgery Center
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic
  • Team physician, FC Virginia
  • Team physician, Langley High School, 2002-present
  • Team physician, Washington Redskins, 2011-2016

  • Voted Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Voted Top Doctor by Virginia Living Magazine 2020
  • Voted Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Georgetown Clinical Society
  • Medical Society of Virginia

“Dr. Aguiar and all of the staff at OrthoVirginia have been great. Dr. Aguiar listened carefully, accurately diagnosed my shoulder issue, and developed a plan of action to relieve my pain and return me to the activities I love to do. The staff also dealt with the insurance push back on my MRI. Surgery may still be in my future but I’m confident I’ll be in good hands with Dr. Aguiar and team.” – Courtney F.

• ACL Reconstruction
• Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair
• Knee Ligament Reconstruction
• Robotic Arm Assisted Knee Replacement (Makoplasty)
• Total Knee Replacement
• Partial (unicondylar) knee replacement
• Rotator Cuff Repair
• Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff/Shoulder Instability

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