Northern Virginia Physicians

Paul J. Switaj, MD

Special Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Reconstruction: Instability, Fusion, Total Ankle Replacement
  • Bunion Correction
  • Cartilage Reconstruction Procedures
  • Diabetic Charcot Reconstruction
  • Hindfoot Reconstruction: Flatfoot, Cavovarus, Post-traumatic
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Total Ankle Replacement

Board Certified

Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
  • Medical Degree:  Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC


  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


  • Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Professional Organizations

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • AOFAS Membership Committee Member
  • AOFAS Young Physicians Committee Member

Hospital Affiliations

  • Fair Oaks hospital
  • Reston Hospital Center
  • Stone Springs


  • John N. Delahay Award for Outstanding Achievement in Orthopaedic Surgery (Georgetown University School of Medicine)
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Resident Scholarship                                   
  • Chief Resident, Northwestern University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery            

Team Affiliations

  • Team Physician: Westfield High School