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The University of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is comprised of 24 fellowship-trained physicians who manage the entire spectrum of Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries for patients of all ages.  Our team also includes outstanding Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Medical Assistants who work together to provide the highest quality patient care.

Within the field of Orthopaedic Surgery are several sub-specialties devoted to specific types of patients and condition in which surgeons have additional training to provide the highest level of care.  These subspecialties are reflected in our 8 clinical divisions as listed below with a brief description of the services provided.

More information for each division including the specific conditions and injuries our surgeons treat is available by clicking on the respective division name or other hyperlinks.



Adult Reconstruction

Physicians: Drs. Thomas Brown (Division Head), James Browne, and Quanjun Cui

Physician Assistants: Cameron Lyon and Kate Robertson

Conditions treated: Arthritic and degenerative conditions of the hip and knee

Clinic address: 545 Ray C. Hunt Dr., Charlottesville, VA  22903

Appointments: (434) 243-1673


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Foot and Ankle

Physicians: Drs. Joe Park (Division Head), M. Truitt Cooper, and Venkat Perumal

Physician Assistant: James Shorten

Conditions treated: Foot and ankle injuries and disorders to include sports injuries, arthritis, tendon dysfunction/ruptures, flatfoot deformity, adolescent/congenital deformity, fractures/dislocations, diabetic/Charcot deformity, and symptomatic forefoot deformity

Clinic address: 545 Ray C. Hunt Dr., Charlottesville, VA  22903

Appointments: (434) 243-5432


Foot and Ankle Division

Hand and Upper Extremity

Physicians: Drs. A. Bobby Chhabra (Division Head), Rashard Dacus, Nicole Deal, and Aaron Freilich

Physician Assistants: Amy Radigan and Kelsey Parente

Conditions treated: Hand and upper extremity disorders including sports injuries, upper extremity trauma such as fractures and dislocations, nerve compression such as carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome, tendon, ligament, and neurovascular injuries, degenerative conditions of the elbow, wrist, and hand, and congenital hand differences.

Clinic Address: 415 Ray C. Hunt Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22903

Appointments: (434) 982-HAND (4263)


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Physician: Dr. Greg Domson

Conditions treated: Benign and malignant tumors of the soft tissues and bones of the extremities and pelvis.

Clinic Address: 545 Ray C. Hunt Dr., Charlottesville, VA  22903

Appointments: (434) 243-5432

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Physicians: Drs. Mark Abel (Division Head), Mark Romness, and Leigh Ann Lather

Physician Assistant: Emily Feiner

Conditions treated: Musculoskeletal conditions and injuries in neonates, children, and adolescent to include broken bones, congenital and development deformities, musculoskeletal manifestations of cerebral palsy, myelodysplasia, and muscular dystrophies, and pediatric spine conditions such as scoliosis.

Clinic Address: 1204 W. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22908

Appointments: (434) 924-2301

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Physicians: Drs. Frank Shen (Division Head), Hamid Hassanzadeh, Anuj Singla, and Adam Shimer

Physician Assistants: Rebecca Lehman and Rose Tyger

Conditions treated: Traumatic and degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbo-sacral spine, spinal cord compression and spinal stenosis, nerve root compression and radiculopathy, and disc disease.

Clinic Address: 415 Ray C. Hunt Dr., Charlottesville, VA  22903

Appointments: (434) 243-3633 (option 2)

Spine Division

Sports Medicine

Physicians: Drs. Mark Miller (Division Head), Stephen Brockmeier, Eric Carson, David Diduch, and Winston Gwathmey

Physician Assistants: Jen Hart, Cara Garrett, and Claire Denny

Conditions treated:  Athletic and non-athletic injuries and conditions in patients of all ages to include rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability and labral tears, meniscus and cartilage damage, ACL injuries, knee ligament tears, and a variety of other injuries of the shoulder, hip, and knee.

Clinic Address:  515 Ray C. Hunt Dr., Charlottesville, VA  22903

Appointments: (434) 243-7778

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Physicians: Drs. David Weiss (Division Head), David Kahler, and Seth Yarboro

Physician Assistants: Jacqueline Wilson and Jodi Wells

Conditions treated: Traumatic musculoskeletal injuries to include complex fractures and dislocations of the extremities and pelvis.

Clinic Address: 545 Ray C. Hunt Dr., Charlottesville, VA  22903

Appointments: (434) 243-5432

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