OV Northern Virginia Physicians

Ronald C. Childs, MD

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Alane - Lumbar Spine Surgery

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Jana - ACDF C6-C7

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Anita - Laminectomy and Fusion of 2nd and 3rd Lumbar Vertebrae

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Brenda - Lumbar Decompression

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Megan - Lumbar Discectomy

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Dave - Lumbar Spinal Fusion and Laminectomy

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Walter - Lumbar Fusion

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Debbie - Spinal Surgery

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Special Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty (replacement)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Board Certified

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and Training

  • BA, Boston University
  • Medical Degree: MD, Howard University


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Howard University


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Howard University


  • Spine Surgery, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • OrthoVirginia Outpatient Surgery Center


  • “Voted a “Top Doctor” by Washingtonian Magazine 2015.
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by Northern Virginia Magazine 2017