B. Rodney Comisar, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon/Sports Medicine Physician

Treating Patients in Pickerington, Westerville, and New Albany

Dr. Comisar is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine-related injuries.  

He has a subspecialty certification in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Comisar graduated from Harvard College with honors in economics, where he also participated in football & rugby.

He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society.

Dr. Comisar completed his Internship & Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago.

Dr. Comisar also completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston.

While in Houston, Dr. Comisar worked as a team physician with the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, and the University of Houston.

He also has served as a team physician for the Columbus Blue Jackets, Columbus Destroyers arena football team, Ohio University athletics, the Arnold Classic, and Olentangy & Pickerington North High Schools.

Dr. Comisar currently serves as a team physician for Denison University and Licking Heights High School.

Dr. Comisar served as the President of the Ohio Orthopaedic Institute at Grant Medical Center from 2007-20014 and now serves as the Chairman of the Clinical Guidance Council of the Grant Medical Center Orthopaedic Accountable Clinical Management program since its inception in 2014.

Dr. Comisar currently functions as a Clinical Instructor for the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Orthopedic Residency Program, the Grant Medical Center Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, & the Grant Medical Center Family Practice Residency.

Dr. Comisar offers a full spectrum of sports medicine surgery, including arthroscopy and minimally invasive procedures. 

Dr. Comisar’s special areas of interest include ACL reconstruction; PCL injuries; multi-ligamentous knee injuries/dislocations; shoulder instability/dislocations; rotator cuff injuries/tears; patellar instability/dislocations; proximal hamstring ruptures; biceps & triceps injuries; and shoulder arthritis including total shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacement.

Hospital & Professional Affiliations

Grant Medical Center

Polaris Surgery Center

Pickerington Surgery Center

Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Ohio Orthopaedic Society

Columbus Medical Association

Ohio State Medical Association

Undergraduate School

Medical School



Profile Details


  • General Orthopedics
  • Knee Conditions
  • Shoulder Conditions
  • Athletic Injuries

The Team

Physician Assistant

Kirsten Richards, PA-C

  • Undergraduate Studies
    Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan; Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Science
  • Graduate Studies
    Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, Ohio; Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

From Our Patients

Dr. Comisar always appreciates feedback from our valued patients.

Please read what others are saying about Dr. Comisar.


4.9 based on 487 reviews




1030 Refugee Rd., Suite 180
Pickerington, OH 43147


70 S. Cleveland Ave.
Westerville, OH 43081

New Albany

5040 Forest Dr.
New Albany, OH 43054


“Very positive experience with Dr. Comisar. I would highly recommend Dr Comisar to anyone having shoulder issues/pain.”

Lisa M.