OV Lynchburg Physicians

John R. Prahinski, MD

Special Procedures

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

Board Certified

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Virginia, B.A., Chemistry l988
  • Medical Degree: University of Virginia, M.D., l992

Internship

  • July l995 - June 2000
    Orthopaedic Resident, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • July l993 - June l995
    Chief, Aviation Medicine, Ft. Eustis, Virginia
  • July l992 - June l993
    Transitional Intern, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Residency

  • July l995 - June 2000
    Orthopaedic Resident, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • July l993 - June l995
    Chief, Aviation Medicine, Ft. Eustis, Virginia
  • July l992 - June l993
    Transitional Intern, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Virginia (MSV)
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Raven Society of the University of Virginia

Hospital Affiliations

  • Centra Lynchburg General Hospital – Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital – Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Surgery Center of Lynchburg

Team Affiliations

  • Liberty University
  • Heritage High School 
  • Liberty Christian Academy