Orthopaedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine

Brian A. Rottinghaus, M.D., is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with over 10 years of medical experience.

Brian A. Rottinghaus, M.D.

Brian A. Rottinghaus, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and is fellowship-trained in orthopaedic sports medicine with over 10 years of medical experience. He has served leadership roles in the medical community including Chief of Surgery at Mercy Fairfield Hospital from 2018-2020.  Dr. Rottinghaus is a member of the sports medicine team at Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

After sustaining a sports injury while playing college football, Dr. Rottinghaus was inspired by the skill and care of his doctor to pursue a career in orthopaedics. After graduating magna cum laude from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in biology, he went on to receive his medical degree at The Medical University of Toledo. During medical school, Dr. Rottinghaus was chosen by the Wilderness Medical Society to take part in their program with Roane State Community College in Harrison, Tennessee.

After his medical schooling, Dr. Rottinghaus completed the San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program at St. Mary's Hospital in San Francisco. He then continued with a sports medicine fellowship with The University of Cincinnati/Wellington Orthopaedics where he focused on arthroscopic management of shoulder and knee injuries. In addition, Dr. Rottinghaus has had the opportunity to treat athletes at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels.

Dr. Rottinghaus has received a number of awards for his academic excellence as well as his medical expertise and service. In 2015, he was recognized as a Rising Star Medical Leader in Venue Magazine which honors the most respected young medical professionals in Cincinnati.  In 2020, he was named one of Cincinnati’s Top Doctors in Cincinnati Magazine.

Outside of the office, Dr. Rottinghaus has pursued an interest in fitness including competing in various Crossfit regional events, as well obtaining certifications from Crossfit, USA Weightlifting, and Optimum Performance Training. He also enjoys spending quality time with his wife and four active sons, exploring the great outdoors, as well as experimenting with the culinary arts.  Dr. Rottinghaus is committed to the health and satisfaction of his patients and looks forward to the challenge of restoring healthy lifestyles.

To schedule an appointment, please call (513) 818-0478 or fill out the form by clicking the button below.


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Education and Professional Organizations


B.S., Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
M.D., Medical University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 2005


Orthopaedic Residency at St. Mary’s Hospital, San Francisco, California, 2010


University of Cincinnati & Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2011


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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