Languages Spoken: English
Practice Philosophy: Dr. Omar Darr is an orthopaedic surgeon with Aurora Healthcare who has been in practicing in Milwaukee for 15 years. As a specialist in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, Dr. Darr's goal is to help people of all ages stay healthy and active. Most conditions can be successfully treated without surgery. However, when surgery is indicated many of the procedures the doctor performs are done arthroscopically using small incisions. With these techniques, patients recover as quickly as possible. He has takes care of every day people as well as athletes from recreational to professional.
Education/Credentials: After completing high school in Cleveland where he was a selected to the All State football team, Dr. Darr received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University (with honors). There he was a three year starter on the football team. He went on to receive his medical degree with honors from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland (member of AOA) and then went on to complete an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. His training also includes a Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery Fellowship from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York where he focused on the treatment of knee and shoulder conditions. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and have obtained a subspecialty certificate in sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Interests/Additional Activities: His special interests include ACL and meniscus tears in the knee, as well as shoulder labral tears and rotator cuff problems. He also specializes in knee replacement surgery. He is the team physician for Whitefish Bay High School athletics and the Lakeshore Chinooks baseball team. In 2009, he was a recipient of The Milwaukee Business Journal's "40 under 40" award. Castle Connolly has selected him as one of America's Top Doctors.
Case Western Reserve University (Degree earned: MD)
Loyola University Medical Center - Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine - University of Rochester