Gregory Waryasz, MD, CSCS is triple fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle. Dr. Waryasz’s goal is to improve the quality of life of his patients by integrating his unique background in sports medicine, strength and conditioning and foot/ankle training. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages, with a variety of activity levels.
Dr. Waryasz received his BS in Biology at Boston College, where he apprenticed as a strength and conditioning coach for all the athletic teams. He attended medical school at Tufts University and completed his residency training in Orthopaedic surgery at Brown University. After his residency, Dr. Waryasz completed three years of fellowship training. Dr. Waryasz spent his first year of training focusing on Orthopaedic trauma at Brown University, where he cared for patients of all ages with a variety of fractures. While at Brown, Dr. Waryasz served as a team physician, providing sideline coverage for Brown Athletics, the Providence Bruins and USA Gymnastics. After leaving Brown, Dr. Waryasz completed two more years of training at Mass General – the first in Sports Medicine and the second in Foot and Ankle Surgery. While at Mass General, Dr. Waryasz was part of the medical staff for several professional sports teams, including the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins and New England Revolution. Dr. Waryasz currently is working with several professional soccer players, the Boston Renegades Beep Baseball team and as a team physician for Boston Public Schools. He also serves as a consultant for several collegiate athletic programs.
Dr. Waryasz’s clinical interests are sports medicine conditions, fracture care, and reconstruction surgery of the foot and ankle. He also has a clinical interest in injuries related to bodybuilding, Olympic weightlifting, and high intensity training (HIIT, HIPT, CrossFit, etc).
Dr. Waryasz has been a personal trainer for more than 15 years, is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and enjoys consulting with recreational, collegiate and professional athletes. He is an active researcher with more than 40 peer reviewed publications, and he serves on the awards committee for the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He is a current article reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Strength and Conditioning Journal, and the Journal of Physical Activity and Health.
Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus (OLT) and Ankle (OCD)
Peroneal tendon tears
Post traumatic arthritis & deformity
Sports injuries to the foot & ankle
Adult & Pediatrics
Mass General/Newton-Wellesley Foot & Ankle Center 52 Second Ave. Blue Building, Suite 1150, First Floor Waltham, MA02451 Phone: 617-724-9338
Foot & Ankle Service 55 Fruit St. Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care Suite 3F Boston, MA02114 Phone: 617-724-9338
Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care 104 Endicott Street Lower level Danvers, MA01923 Phone: 617-724-9338
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency, Rhode Island Hospital/Lifespan
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital*****
Fellowship, Rhode Island Hospital/Lifespan
American Board Certifications
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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Dr. Waryasz is an active researcher in both orthopaedic surgery and strength and conditioning. He has extensively published in foot and ankle surgery, orthopaedic trauma and sports medicine. He is actively involved in all types of research including basic science and clinical.
His most recent international project is both a retrospective and prospective analysis of CrossFit® injuries in Costa Rica. He also is actively researching injuries in the National Football League. He enjoys performing research to help innovate patient care and improve the patient care experience. He is active in product design and surgical innovations.
Pidgeon, T. S., Crisco, J. J., Waryasz, G. R., Moore, D. C. & DaSilva, M. F. Ulnar Styloid Base Fractures Cause Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability in a Cadaveric Model. Hand N. Y. N 13, 65–73 (2018).
Vopat, B. Waryasz GR et al. Epidemiology of Navicular Injury at the NFL Combine and Their Impact on an Athlete’s Prospective NFL Career. Orthop. J. Sports Med. 5, 2325967117723285 (2017).
Waryasz, G. R., Marcaccio, S., Gil, J. A., Owens, B. D. & Fadale, P. D. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair and Biologic Innovations. JBJS Rev. 5, e2 (2017).
Waryasz, G. R. et al. Patient Comprehension of Carpal Tunnel Surgery: An Investigation of Health Literacy. Hand N. Y. N 12, 175–180 (2017).
Waryasz, G. R., Marcaccio, S. & Gil, J. A. Technique Tip- Use of an ACL Guide for Fixation or Fusion of Lisfranc Injuries . Foot Ankle Spec. 10, 149–151 (2017).
DeFroda, S. F., Nacca, C., Waryasz, G. R. & Owens, B. D. Diagnosis and Management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis. Orthopedics 40, 119–124 (2017). Johnson, J. P. et al. Vertically Oriented Femoral Neck Fractures: A Biomechanical.
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As a lifelong competitive athlete, Sasha has experienced three bike crashes. He received care at multiple Mass General locations over several years and worked with teams of orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists to build a multidisciplinary approach to his recovery.
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