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Michael Aynardi, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Orthopaedic Surgery Hershey, PA

Foot & Ankle Surgery

Associate Professor & Fellowship Director

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Education & Training

  • MedStar Health/Union Memorial Hospital
    MedStar Health/Union Memorial HospitalFellowship, Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics, 2015 - 2016
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/TJUH
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/TJUHResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010 - 2015
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson UniversityClass of 2010
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityB.A., Natural Sciences, 2002 - 2006

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2010 - 2024
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Leonard Goldner Research Award Finalist AOFAS (American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society), 2018
  • Emerging Leader American Orthopaedic Association, 2017
  • Naugle Family Medical Student Research Scholarship Penn State College of Medicine, 2017
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Transplantation Of Achilles Allograft In Rats: With Or Without Incorporation Of Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells  
    Zhang Z, Aynardi M, Zahoor T, Mitchell R, Schon L, J. Cell Transplantation, 1/1/2018
  • Mid-term Outcomes & Complications Following the Use of an Arthroereisis Implant to aid in Stage II Flat-foot Deformity Correction in Adults: A case-control study  
    Aynardi M, Walley K, Hallam J, Green G, Juliano P, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 1/1/2018
  • Orthotopic Transplantation of Achilles Tendon Allograft in Rats: With or Without Incorporation of Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells  
    Aynardi M, Zahoor T, Mitchell R, Loube J, Feltham T, Manandhar L, Paudel S, Schon L, Zhang Z, Cell Transplantation, 1/1/2018

Books/Book Chapters

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  • The Role of 3D Reconstruction True-Volume Analysis in Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus.
    Walley KC, Gonzalez TG, Callahan R, Roush E, Saloky K, Ludwig L, Arena C, Lewis G, Juliano PJ, Aynardi MC, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/11/2018
  • Decreasing Postoperative Narcotic Utilization with the Use of Concentrated Bone Marrow Aspirate in First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Interposition Arthroplasty.
    Maccario C, Aynardi M, Tan E, , Schon L, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/11/2018
  • Morphometric Measurements of the Calcaneus in Adults with Stage IIb, Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction: Is the Lateral Column Short?
    Walley KC, Roush EP, Stauch CM, Saloky KL, Kunselman A, Lewis GS, Aynardi M, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, 1/10/2018
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  • "Hallux Valgus" 
    Hershey, PA - 1/28/2018
  • "Peroneal Tendon Disorders" 
    Hershey, PA - 1/28/2018
  • "Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle" 
    Hershey, PA - 1/1/2018
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  • Penn State Orthopaedic Surgeons among Nation's First to Perform Total Ankle Replacement Using Lateral Approach. 
    Aynardi, M, Ortho Update
  • The Fate of the Ailing Ankle: Arthrodesis Versus Arthroplasty. 
    Parisien R, Tartaglione J, Kink S, Aynardi M, Schon L, AAOS Now
  • Salvage after Clinical Failure of Cartilage Reconstruction in Talar Osteochondral Defects: Tales from the Clinical Front Line. 
    Aynardi M, Allen E, Miller SD, Medstar Union Memorial Newsletter
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Hospital Affiliations