B. Rodney Comisar, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon/ Sports Medicine Physician

Treating Patients in Pickerington, Westerville, and New Albany


I strive to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment in an environment in which you/one would feel comfortable and confident sending family and friends.

Hospital & Professional Affiliations

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.

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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 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.


Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts

Medical School

Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio


Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois


Sports Medicine Fellowship at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute, Houston, Texas


Profile Details


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

The Team

Physician Assistant

Jennifer Kibbey, PA-C

  • Undergraduate Studies
    Bluefield College, Bluefield VA, BS in Biology
  • Graduate Studies
    Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi WV, Physician Assistant Studies
  • Post-Graduate Studies
    University of Nebraska, Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies
    • Thoracic Surgery at OSU Medical Center 2002-2005. Orthopedic Spine Surgery OSU Medical Center 2005-2008.

    From Our Patients

    Dr. Comisar always appreciates feedback from our valued patients.
    Please read what others are saying about Dr. Comisar.


    Dr. Comisar has years of experience with treating sports-related injuries.

    Dr. Comisar was interviewed about sports-related injuries, such as ACL tears. He shared advice on how young athletes can avoid such injuries, as well as the treatment options that are available to them.



    1030 Refugee Rd.
    Suite 180
    Pickerington, OH 43147


    70 S. Cleveland Ave.
    Westerville, OH 43081

    New Albany

    5040 Forest Dr.
    New Albany, OH 43054


    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.


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