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Gordon L. Avery, MD

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Special Procedures

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff/Shoulder Instability
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Partial (Unicondylar) Knee Replacement

Board Certified

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and Training

  • BA, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
  • Medical Degree: MD, The State University of New York at Buffalo, College of Medicine


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arlington County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • OrthoVirginia Outpatient Surgery Center
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic


  • Selected as one of the Best Doctors in America, 2008, by Harvard University School of Medicine.
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by:
    • Northern Virginia Magazine 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
    • Virginia Living Magazine 2017
    • Washingtonian Magazine 2005, 2008, 2010 & 2014
    • Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine 2007

Team Affiliations

  • Team physician for the Washington Redskins: 1995-2000