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Brian Buck, DO

Brian Buck, DO


Orthopedic Traumatology

Board Certified

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


University of Minnesota Hennepin County Medical Center



Mesa Clinic

1500 S Dobson Rd Suite 202
Mesa, AZ, 85202


Brian Buck, DO is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in orthopedic traumatology.

Dr. Buck completed his fellowship training at the University of Minnesota, Hennepin County Medical Center. He received his orthopedic surgery residency training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and his medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine; graduating at the top five percent of his class.  He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, in Lewisburg Pennsylvania.

Dr. Buck earned the Howard Rosen Table Instructor Award from NA North America on his Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management Course for surgical residents. Dr. Buck has produced several publications and participated in numerous research projects and presentations across the United States.

Dr. Buck holds a strong affiliation with multiple professional societies including American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy Orthopedics, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, AO Trauma and the Orthopedic Trauma Association.

Research & Experience

Research Publications


Ankle Fracture Complications in the Elderly. Buck B, Cook J, Felton C, Polk A, Robertson M. American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 2018 Annual Meeting. Boston, MA July 11-14, 2018

The Management of Scapula Fractures. Book Chapter Synopsis of Orthopaedic Trauma Management (presently awaiting publication) July 2018.

The  Management  of  Bone  Defects  in  Periarticular  Knee  Injuries:     A Review Article. Journal of Knee Surgery. December, 2016

Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma DVT Prophylaxis in Fracture Patients Book Chapter

Boardman MJ, Herman MJ, Buck B, Pizzutillo PD. Hip fractures in children. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009 Mar; 17(3): 162-73. Review.

Subtrochanteric Femur Fracture Complicated by Ipsilateral Hip Ankylosis-American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO) January, 2006

A Case Report: Treatment Algorithm for Supination-Adduction Ankle Fractures-American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO) October, 2005

A Case Report: An Open Transcervical Femoral Neck Fracture in an Eight-Year-Old Female- American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO) September, 2004

Research Projects


Ligamentous and Tendon Injuries about the Ankle. OTA Core Curriculum 2014.

Temporary External Fixation for Provisional Reduction of Displaced, OTA 82-C Calcaneus Fractures

Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN

C-Arm Study looking to assess judicial usage of image intensification, primary outcome variable being the number of times a radiology technician shoots an image before centering on what the surgeon desires

C-Arm study with ankle fractures O-arm to assess differences with syndesmosis reduction with respect to foot positioning

Application of dynamic hinged external fixator to elbow – A technique paper in conjunction with Shawn O’Driscoll

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Distal One-Third Humeral Diaphyseal Fractures Using the 3.5mm LCP Extra-articular Distal Humerus Plate: a Consecutive Case Series (IRB approved)


Evaluation of the Clavicle Hook-Plate for Treatment of Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation: a Cadaveric Study