Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
1100 Virginia Ave
Columbia, MO

Phone: (573) 882-2663

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Children's Orthopaedics
204 N Keene St
Columbia, MO

Phone: (573) 884-7874

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1. Missouri Orthopaedic Institute

1100 Virginia Ave
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-2663
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: (573) 882-2663
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Get Directions

2. Children's Orthopaedics

204 N Keene St
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-2663
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: (573) 884-7874
View Details
Get Directions


Aaron Gray, MD, is a sports medicine physician at MU Health Care. He is board certified in family medicine and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in sports medicine. Dr. Gray specializes in youth and adult sports medicine and
non‐operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. His specific areas of interest include stress fractures, overuse injuries, pitching and throwing injuries and soccer medicine. Dr. Gray also is medical director of Human Performance Institute.

Dr. Gray completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the University of California-Los Angeles, and while there, he was the team physician for men's soccer, baseball, men's volleyball, women's golf and assistant team physician for football. Dr. Gray also has traveled internationally with U.S. Soccer Youth National Teams as a team physician, and he previously was a team physician for Mizzou Baseball and Women's Volleyball. He is currently the medical director of the Integrated Healthcare Team in the University of Missouri Athletic Department.

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Education & Training

Medical School

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center


Family Medicine

  • University of Missouri Health Care


Sports Medicine

  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


American Board of Family Medicine-Sports Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine


MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

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Academic Information

Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
P. 573-882-2663

Research Profile

Dr. Gray's research focuses on prevention of youth sports injuries through movement analysis and injury prevention exercises. He founded the multi-disciplinary research group Functional Assessment Screening Team. He has published research involving soccer injuries in NCAA athletes, youth baseball pitching mechanics, and video game technology for motion analysis.



Overuse of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of moderate to severe osteoarthritis.
Iowa Orthopaedic Journal. 2018;38(33-37.
Sherman SL, Gulbrandsen TR, Lewis HA, Gregory MH, Capito NM, Gray AD, Bal BS.

Youth baseball pitching mechanics: A systematic review .
Sports & Health. 2018;10(2):133-140.
Thompson SF, Guess TM, Plackis AC, Sherman SL, Gray AD.


Development and Validation of a Portable and Inexpensive Tool to Measure the Drop Vertical Jump using the Microsoft KinectTM V2.
Sports Health, August, 2017, DOI: 10.1177/1941738117726323
Gray AD, Willis BW, Skubic M, Huo Z, Razu S, Sherman S, Guess T, Jahandar A, Gulbrandsen T, Miller S, Siesner N.

Epidemiology of 3825 injuries sustained in six seasons of National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s and women’s soccer (2009/2010-2014/2015).
British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016;doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015-095718
Roos KG, Wasserman EB, Dalton SL, Gray AD, Djoko A, Dompier TP, Kerr ZY.

Epidemiology of severe injuries sustained by National Collegiate Athletic Association student-athletes (2009/2010-2014/2015).
J Athl Train. 2017;52(2):117-128.
Kay MC, Register-Mihalik JK, Gray AD, Djoko A, Dompier TP, Kerr ZY.


Epidemiology of severe injuries within NCAA football, wrestling, and men’s ice hockey, 2009-10;-2014-15 academic years.
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2016;48(5 Suppl 1):870.
Kay MC, Register-Mihalik JK, Gray AD, Dompier TP, Kerr ZY.

Not as straight(forward) as an arrow: ultrasound use to detect a carbon-fiber foreign body.
JBJS Case Connect. 2016;6(2):e29-e31.
Robertson MW, Galloway SJ, Crist BD, Gray AD.