Dr. Bryan Whitfield is a fellowship trained Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon.
He earned his BS from Duke University in mathematics and economics before obtaining his medical degree from the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He became proficient at treating all aspects of orthopaedic problems during his 5 years ofresidency training at Georgetown University.
Following residency, Dr. Whitfield spent one year as a “Hawk Fellow” at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Greenville, SC, where he received additional specialized training in the latest and most successful, evidence based treatments for athletic injuries on the field, in the office, and in the operating room.
Dr. Whitfield treats many conditions relevant not only to the high level athlete, but to any and all active individuals. He believes in a patient-centered approach tailoring his treatments both operatively and non-operatively to the individual patient’s needs and demands. While in residency he received a Georgetown Caring Star Award, a patient-initiated award for exceptional care. He strives to provide thoughtful care with compassion and respect to every single patient.
He is specialty trained in hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow conditions and procedures. He has a particular interest in helping restore patients’ quality of life through the use of hip arthroscopy and shoulder arthroplasty. In the hip, he treats conditions such as femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and labral tears with minimally invasive joint preservation techniques. In the shoulder, in addition to arthroscopy for conditions such as shoulder instability and rotator cuff tears, has extensive training in both standard total shoulder and reverse total shoulder replacement surgery.