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Don't let aches slow you down.

Nationally recognized, locally preferred

If you’ve been avoiding activities you love due to pain or limited movement, we can help. From the simple to the complex, we get to the source of painful feet and ankles, knees and hips, hands, backs and shoulders-to keep people just like you moving and enjoying life. Whether it is a chronic condition that has developed slowly, or an acute injury, call us, we can help.

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Renowned team of doctors by your side

MedStar Orthopaedic Institute is honored to have so many of our orthopaedic, sports and spine surgeons recognized as Washingtonian magazine’s Top Doctors. From the simple to the complex, or if you need a second opinion, one of our 49 physicians at 16 locations will get to the source of painful knees, hips, hands, backs, necks, elbows, shoulders, feet and ankles — to keep you moving and enjoying life.

  • Foot and Ankle

    Nick Casscells, MD

    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    Chevy Chase
    Lafayette Centre

    Paul Cooper, MD

    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Kathryn O'Connor, MD

    Brandywine
    Gaithersburg
    MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

  • Trauma/Broken Bones and Fractures

    Robert Golden, MD

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center

    David Hampton, MD

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center

  • Hand, Wrist, and Elbow

    John Foley, MD

    Gaithersburg
    MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

    Curtis Henn, MD

    Lafayette Centre
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Ryan Jander, MD

    Alexandria
    Brandywine
    Lake Ridge

    Michael Kessler, MD

    Chevy Chase
    Gaithersburg
    Lafayette Centre
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Kevin O'Malley, MD

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    Mitchellville

    Kelsey Rebehn, MD

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center

  • Hip and Knee Replacement

    Brian Evans, MD 

    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    McLean

    William Lennen, MD

    Leonardtown

    Aham Onyike, MD

    Brandywine
    Waldorf

    Angela Tomaschko, MD

    Alexandria
    Brandywine
    Lake Ridge
    Lorton

    Ken Vaz, MD

    Chevy Chase
    Gaithersburg
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Kevin Park

    Chevy Chase
    Gaithersburg
    McLean
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Afam Nduaguba

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    Mitchellville

    Suraj Bolarinwa, MD

    Gaithersburg
    MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

  • Neck and Spine

    Joseph Ferguson, MD

    Chevy Chase
    Lafayette Centre
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    S. Babak Kalantar, MD

    Chevy Chase
    McLean
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Jay Khanna, MD

    Chevy Chase
    McLean
    MedStar Georgetown

    Fred Mo, MD

    Chevy Chase
    McLean
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Andrew Mo, MD

    Gaithersburg
    MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

    Alan Schreiber, MD

    Alexandria
    Brandywine
    Lorton
    Waldorf

    Oliver Tannous, MD

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    Mitchellville

    James Tozzi, MD

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center

    David Weiner, MD

    Alexandria
    Brandywine

    Sam Wiesel, MD

    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

  • Sports Medicine

    Evan Argintar, MD

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    Navy Yard

    Emmanuel Atiemo, MD

    Leonardtown

    Vestinia Bridges, MD

    Brandywine
    Waldorf

    Wiemi Douoguih, MD

    Bethesda
    Lafayette Centre
    MedStar Washington Hospital Center

    Daniel Hampton, MD

    Brandywine
    Lake Ridge

    John A. Kuri II, MD

    Leonardtown

    Carter Mitchell, MD

    Chevy Chase
    MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

    Ryan Murray

    Gaithersburg
    McLean
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    William Postma, MD

    Chevy Chase
    Lafayette Centre
    McLean
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Steven Svoboda, MD

    Lafayette Centre
    MedStar Washington Hospital Center

    Melissa Yadao, MD

    Alexandria
    Lafayette Centre
    Lake Ridge

  • Orthopedic Oncology

    Brock Adams, MD

    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    Mitchellville

    Robert Henshaw, MD

    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    MedStar Washington Hospital Center

  • Shoulder and Elbow

    Brent Wiesel, MD

    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    Chevy Chase
    McLean
    Gaithersburg

  • General Orthopedics

    John Byrne, MD

    Alexandria
    Brandywine
    Lake Ridge
    Waldorf

    Dennis Carlini, MD

    Brandywine
    Lorton
    Waldorf

    Shaun Khosla, MD

    Lake Ridge
    Lorton

    Bruce Knolmayer, MD

    MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

    Edward Rabbitt, MD

    Alexandria
    Brandywine
    Waldorf

    Jeffery Sabloff, MD

    Alexandria
    Brandywine
    Waldorf

  • Pediatric

    Ryan Murray

    McLean
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    Tenleytown

We cover all your orthopedic concerns

Our network of skilled specialists provides the solutions you need for the entire spectrum of orthopedic conditions. Joint surgery. Spine care. Hip or knee replacement, and more. No matter where it hurts, you’ll benefit from the latest in diagnostic services, physical therapy, and nonsurgical and surgical treatments.

  • Foot and Ankle

    Our state-of-the-art foot and ankle treatments include:

    • Ankle fusion
    • Ankle replacement
    • Bunion care
    • Foot and ankle fracture care
    • Tendon reconstruction
    • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
    • Achilles tendon rupture
  • Hand

    Using breakthrough procedures and technology, our specialists treat a full range of conditions that include:

    • Arthritis of the hand and wrist
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Hand cysts and tumors
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Tendonitis/Sports-related hand and wrist injuries
    • Trauma to the hand, wrist or forearm
    • Trigger finger
    • Wrist fracture
  • Hip and Knee

    Our wide range of treatments include:

    • Hip or knee replacement surgery
    • Hip resurfacing, replacing damaged surfaces with highly durable material
    • Hip or knee revision to replace damaged implants
    • Infected joint treatment and replacement
  • Neck and Spine

    The back, neck and spine pain our specialists address include:

    • Cervical stenosis
    • Herniated disc
    • Neck fracture/broken neck
    • Sciatica
  • Orthopedic Oncology

    Our specialists have deep experience in the following conditions:

    • Osteosarcoma and other primary tumors of the musculoskeletal system
    • Metastatic cancer to the bone
    • Benign orthopaedic tumors
  • Shoulder and Elbow

    Whether you’re a competitive athlete or just an active person suffering from repetitive motion, our shoulder specialists treat a wide variety of shoulder conditions including:
    • Shoulder Arthritis. We offer nonsurgical treatments as well as the most advanced and innovative surgical procedures, including total shoulder replacement surgery and reverse total shoulder replacement surgery.
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Rotator Cuff Conditions
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder dislocations
    • Shoulder Instability. Most cases respond well to conservative treatments involving intensive rehabilitation exercises and physical therapy to strengthen the muscles and help hold the shoulder in place. In cases where nonsurgical methods are unsuccessful, surgical options—including arthroscopic Bankart repair and coracoids transfer for shoulder instability—are explored.
    • Shoulder or Proximal Humerus fractures
    • Shoulder Separation. Depending upon the severity level of the separation, treatment can range from rest, ice, and a sling to surgical procedures.

     

     
  • Sports Medicine

    • ACL and ligament injuries
    • Articular cartilage damage (knee)
    • Knee pain
    • Meniscus injuries
    • Rotator cuff injuries
    • Shoulder labrum tear
    • Shoulder pain, instability and dislocations
    • Sports-related elbow injuries
    • Sports-related hip pain
    • Sports-related knee pain
    • Tennis elbow and tendonitis
  • Trauma

    Our fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma specialists provide fracture care for not only acute fractures but also any and all problems that come up after you’ve broken a bone. The MedStar Orthopedic Institute orthopedic trauma specialists are:

    • Specially trained to deal exclusively with trauma, including broken bones, bones that heal incorrectly, infections, and complex fractures
    • Knowledgeable and experienced in using the latest technologies and address your personal needs for any kind of bone break
    • Able to provide access to a sophisticated rehabilitation program to give you the best possible outcome
  • General Orthopedics

    The MedStar Orthopaedic Institute general orthopedic specialists treat the complete range of common conditions that affect the hands, feet, hips, knees, and arms. We offer conservative approaches to care whenever possible,  and have extensive experience in orthopedic surgeries. When your condition requires more complex or specialized care, we refer you to the subspecialists on our team.

Relief from joint pain starts here.

Don’t let knee or hip pain stop you from living your best life. Take one of our free assessments below to learn about your treatment options.

Depend on us for expert spine care.

It’s time to stop letting neck or back pain keep you from doing the activities you love. Take our free spine health risk assessment to determine your risk for spine issues and what we can do to help.

Many of our physicians have completed an additional year of specialty training in a specific area of orthopedics, making them highly specialized.

To request a new patient appointment call 202-295-0511.
For return appointments and questions, contact your physician's office.

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Patient stories

Doc and personal trainer trade expertise.

Personal Trainer Aaron Smith soldiered through elbow pain for years when other doctors recommended treatments that didn’t offer much assurance. When he realized his client Ryan Jander, MD, specialized in elbow surgery, it was a serendipitous moment.

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For physical therapist-turned-surgeon, expert care for spinal disorders is second-nature.

From the time of his first knee injury as a high school athlete, Joseph L. Ferguson, MD, DPT, knew he wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon. On his way to turning those early ambitions into reality, his original interest in medicine gradually shifted to a related discipline—physical therapy.

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Meet Shauna: Non-opioid medication offered pain relief and a faster recovery following rotator cuff surgery

When Shauna Kreider found out that she would need surgery for a torn rotator cuff, her heart sank. She already had surgery on her other shoulder a year before and experienced intense pain for days after surgery, followed by a lengthy recovery.

Her surgeon, Carter Mitchell, MD, was pleased to tell Shauna he would use a non-opioid medication called Exparel® which would leave her pain-free for three days after surgery.

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Same specialty care as the pros

We’re the official medical team for the Washington Mystics, Capitals, and Wizards. Like the best players in the game, you can count on us for pain-relief and successful treatment outcomes when the clock is winding down.

Find a location close to you

With 16 locations across D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, you have easy access to specialists near you.

  • Washington, D.C.

    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    3800 Reservoir Rd., NW
    Washington, DC 20007
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    MedStar Health Orthopedics at Tenleytown
    4200 Wisconsin Ave,
    Fourth Floor,
    Tenleytown, DC 20016
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    MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
    1120 20th St., NW
    Washington, DC 20016
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    MedStar Health—Navy Yard
    915 Half St.,SE
    Washington, D.C. 20003
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    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    110 Irving St NW,
    Washington, DC 20010
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  • Maryland

    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute— Chevy Chase
    5454 Wisconsin Ave.,
    11th Floor
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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    MedStar Health at Brandywine 13950 Brandywine Rd.,
    Suite 225
    Brandywine, MD 20613
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    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute-Mitchellville
    12158 Central Ave.
    Mitchellville, MD 20721
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    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute-Waldorf
    11325 Pembrooke Square
    Suite 115
    Waldorf, MD 20603
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    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute—Leonardtown
    23503 Hollywood Rd.
    Suite 101
    Leonardtown, MD 20650
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    MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
    18109 Prince Philip Dr.
    Olney, MD 20832
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    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Bethesda
    6410 Rockledge Dr.
    Bethesda, MD 20817
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    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Gaithersburg
    882 Muddy Branch Rd.
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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  • Virginia

    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute— Alexandria
    6355 Walker Lane,
    Suite 501
    Alexandria, VA 22310
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    MedStar Orthopaedic Institue-Lorton
    9455 Lorton Market Street Market Place Medical Center,
    Suite. 200
    Lorton, VA 22079
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    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute—McLean
    6858 Old Dominion Dr.
    Suite 200
    McLean, VA 22101
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    MedStar Orthopaedic Institute— Lake Ridge
    12825 Minnieville Rd.,
    Suite 203
    Woodbridge, VA 22192
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