Aaron J. Bianco, MD

About Our Survey 4.8

Phone: (315) 251-3232

Dr. Bianco is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon. He received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School, his master’s of science in applied physiology from Chicago Medical School, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota- Minneapolis.  He also finished a fellowship involving all aspects of spine care at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital. He has a particular interest in treating adult spinal problems, including degenerative, trauma, tumors, deformities, and infections. 

Dr. Bianco takes a compassionate approach to each patient and provides them with detailed information about their condition, expected outcomes, and all treatment possibilities, surgical or not.

Aaron Bianco, MD is trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, including being one of the top  physicians performing SI Joint Fusions.

Practicing Location

 Heritage Commons

Aaron J. Bianco, MD 4.8

Friendliness/Courtesy of Care Provider: 4.9

Care Provider explanations of problem/condition: 4.8

Care Provider concern for questions/worries: 4.8

Care Provider efforts to include in decisions: 4.8

Care Provider information about medications: 4.7

Care Provider instructions for follow-up care: 4.7

Care Provider spoke using clear language: 4.9

Time Care provider spent with patient: 4.7

Patient's confidence in Care Provider: 4.8

Likelihood of recommending Care Provider: 4.8

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN, BA in Physiology, May 2000
Chicago Medical School, Chicago IL, MS in Applied Physiology, May 2002
Chicago Medical School, Chicago IL, Doctor of Medicine, May 2006

Orthopedic Residency Training
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY, Orthopedic Surgery Residency, June 2011

Orthopedic Fellowship Training
Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence RI, Orthopedic Spine Surgical Fellowship, August 2012

General Surgical Training
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY, General Surgery, June 2007

State of New York
State of Rhode Island

Professional Society Memberships
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery New York State Orthopedic Society


Active Research Trials: Positional Effects of Transforaminal Interbody Placement at the L5JSl Intervertebral Disc Space: A Biomechanical Study

Biomechanics of Direct Transverse Plane Vertebral Derotation: Do Bicortical Pedicle Screws Make a Difference? -A Cadaveric Study.

Journal Articles:
Lavelle W, Bianco A, Mason R, Albanese S, Betz R Pediatric Disc Herniations. (Accepted for publication 9/1020~ Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons)

Morgan PM, LaPrade RF, Wentorf FA, Cook JW, Bianco A. The Role of the Oblique Popliteal Ligament and Other Structures in Preventing Knee Hyperextension. American Journal Of Sports Medicine. May 2010,38(5) 550-557

Book Chapters:
Bianco A. Lavelle W; Stretch Induced Lumbar Nerve Root Injury. Complications in Spine Surgery. In Press

"Positional Effects of Transforaminal Interbody Placement at the L5JSl Intervertebral Disc Space: A Biomechanical Study North American Spine Society Annual Meeting- Orlando FL: 10/2010

"Motion Preservation in Spine Surgery." Orthopedic Grand Rounds - SUNY Upstate Medical University: 9/2010

"Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy in Orthopaedics. Does it Make a Difference?" Orthopaedic Grand Rounds - SUNY Upstate Medical University: 6/2009

"Pediatric Disc Herniations." Orthopaedic Grand Rounds - SUNY Upstate Medical University”: 6/2009

''The Halo Fixator." Orthopedic Grand Rounds - SUNY Upstate Medical University: 2/2009

 "Perioperative Considerations in Rheumatoid Patients Undergoing Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty." Orthopaedic Grand Rounds- SUNY Upstate Medical University: 7/2008

''Talar Neck Fractures." Orthopaedic GrandRounds- SUNY Upstate Medical University: 1/2008

Dr. Aaron Bianco Featured on Bridge Street

For as many as 30% of people who suffer from significant lower back pain, their sacroiliac (SI) joint may be to blame. “Very, very common problem, something I see a lot of” says Dr. Aaron Bianco, a Spine Surgeon at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists. There’s a minimally invasive procedure that can help. Learn more:

Aaron Bianco, MD and Craig Hanifin, PA attended a SI Joint Conference in December 2021. During the conference in Arizona,  Dr. Bianco taught surgeons and physician assistants on the SI Joint condition and procedure. Craig and Aaron were also able to hike Camelback Mountain:

Aaron Bianco, MD and Craig Hanifin, PA hiking Camelback Mountain, AZ