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Covey, Aaron S., MD

Chief, Orthopedic Surgery, MidState Medical Center





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Ankle Surgery, Arthritis, Arthroplasty, Benign Bone Tumors, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Cartilage Transplant, Elbow Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Fracture Care, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Hand and Wrist Surgery, Hip Surgery, Knee Reconstruction, Knee Replacement, Knee Surgery, Mako Robotic Arm-assisted Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Orthopedics, Robotic Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Surgery, Sports Injuries, Trauma/Fractures


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Medical School
Yale University School of Medicine

Yale-New Haven Hospital


Journal Articles: • Wolff AB, Sethi P, Sutton KM, Covey AS, Magit DP, Medvecky M. Partial-thickness rotator cuff tears. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 14:715-725, 2006 Dec. • Wu J, Covey A, Katz LD. MRI of the postoperative shoulder. Clinics in Sports Medicine. 25(3):445-64, 2006 Jul. • Covey AS. Friedlaender GE. Financing GME: Sorting out the confusion. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. 85(A):1594-1604, 2003 Aug. • DiCaprio MR. Covey A. Bernstein J. Curricular requirements for musculoskeletal medicine in American medical schools. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. 85(A):565-7, 2003 Mar. • Covey AS, Ma LC. Analysis of 500+ drawings from children in war-torn Kosovo. Yale Medical Student Thesis, 2002 Apr. • Choe WY, Lee S, OConnell P, Covey A. The Synthesis and structure of new Cd-Bi-S homologous series: A study in intergrowth and the control of twinning patterns. Chemistry of Materials. 9(9):2025-2030, 1997 Sep. • Venkataraman D, Gardner GB, Covey AC, Lee S, Moore JS. Silver(I) complexes of 1,4-dicyanobenzene. Acta Crystallographica, Section C-Crystal Structure Communications 52:2416-2419 Part 10, 1996 Oct. • Venkataraman D, Lee S, Moore JS, Zhang P, Hirsch KA, Gardner GB, Covey AC, Prentice CL. The coordination networks based on multitopic ligands and silver(I) salts: A study of network connectivity and topology as a function of counterion. Chemistry of Materials 8(8):2030-2040, 1996 Aug. Book Chapters: • Covey A, Grauer JN. Whiplash. In: Decision Making in Spinal Care. Vaccaro AR and G Anderson G eds. Thieme, New York (Submitted 11/04) • Covey A, Sutton KM, Smart RL, Jokl P. Qualitative performance of the ageing athlete. In: Sports Medicine Applied to Tennis, 3d Edn. Maquirriain, J eds. Invited chapter, submitted February 2006. Presentations: • Covey AS. Musculoskeletal curriculum in U.S. medical schools during the Bone & Joint Decade. Health Policy Fellows Reception @ AAOS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. 2007, Feb. • Kennon RE, Keggi JM, Keggi KJ, Covey AS, Zatorski L. The biomechanical results of proximal modular total hip arthoplasty via the minimally invasive anterior approach. Scientific Exhibit SE 021, AAOS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. 2005, Feb. • Covey AS, Keggi KJ, Kennon RE, Keggi JM, Zatorski L. Modular total hip arthroplasty using the minimally invasive anterior approach. Video presentation supplementing Scientific Exhibit SE-021, AAOS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. 2005, Feb.