OV Lynchburg Physicians

Sara Ashley McCowen-Botterill, MD

Special Procedures

  • Facet Injection
  • Medial Branch Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation/Rhizotomy/Neurotomy
  • Sacrococcygeal Injection
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

Board Certified

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Education: Princeton University; Princeton, NJ B.S.E. 1998 Chemical Engineering; minor Engineering Biology
  • Medical Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia; Richmond, VA M.D. May 2003


  • Allegheny General Hospital; Pittsburgh, PA: June 2003-June 2004 Internship in General Surgery


  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Chapel Hill, NC: June 2004- 2007 Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • The Orthopedic Clinic Association, Phoenix, AZ: September 2007 – August 2008 Fellowship in Interventional Spine and Sports

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • American Association of Neuromuscular &Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Surgery Center of Lynchburg


  • Our Health Magazine : Best bedside manner- Physical Medicine;  Honorable mention, 2012 
  • First place, 2015