Brian Buck, DO


Fractures & Trauma, Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip, Knee, Shoulder



Services & Specialties

Fractures & Trauma, Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip, Knee, Shoulder



Office Information

Mesa Clinic

1500 S Dobson Rd
Suite 202
Mesa, AZ 85202
Main Number: 866.974.2673
Fax: 866.939.2673

Office Information


Brian Buck, DO is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in orthopedic traumatology.

Before joining The CORE Institute, Dr. Buck completed his fellowship training at the University of Minnesota – Hennepin County Medical Center. He received his orthopedic surgical residency training from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Buck earned his doctoral degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine; graduating at the top five percent of his class.  He obtained his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University.

Dr. Buck holds a strong affiliation with multiple professional societies including the American Osteopathic Association, the American Osteopathic Academy Orthopedics, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the AO Trauma and the Orthopedic Trauma Association. He is active in the medical education community; earning the Howard Rosen Table Instructor Award from NA North America on his Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management Course for surgical residents. Dr. Buck has produced several publications and participated in numerous research projects and presentations across the United States.

Procedures & Areas of Interest

  • Fracture/Nonunion Reconstruction Surgery
  • Leg Length Discrepancy/Inequality
  • Malunions
  • Minimally Invasive Bone Grafting
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Fractures
  • Nonunions
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pelvis & Acetabulum Surgery
  • Pelvis Fractures
  • Post-Traumatic Deformities
  • Treatment of Nonunions & Malunions


University of Minnesota Hennepin County Medical Center


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certification

Board Certified


  • 2011 - Howard Rosen Table Instructor Award
  • 2000 - Psychiatry/Psychology Award
  • 1997 - 2000 - Sigma Sigma Phi

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Research and Experience


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

Ankle Fracture Complications in the Elderly. Polk, Andrew & Buck, Brian & Robertson, Michael & Cook, James & Felton, Courtney. Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics. 3. (2018). 2473011418S0038. 10.1177/2473011418S00385.

The Management of Bone Defects in Periarticular Knee Injuries: Buck B, Murtha YM. A Review Article. J Knee Surg. 2017;30(3):194–199. doi:10.1055/s-0037-1598076

Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma DVT Prophylaxis in Fracture Patients Book Chapter Boardman MJ, Herman MJ, Buck B, Pizzutillo PD. Hip fractures in children. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009 Mar; 17(3): 162-73. Review.


Oral Presentations:

Subtrochanteric Femur Fracture Complicated by Ipsilateral Hip Ankylosis. Buck B. American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO). January 2006.

A Case Report: Treatment Algorithm for Supination-Adduction Ankle Fractures. Buck B. American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO). October 2005.

A Case Report: An Open Transcervical Femoral Neck Fracture in an Eight-Year-Old Female. Buck B. American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO). September 2004.


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