Alexander S. Croog, M.D.

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Alexander Croog specializes in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery with a subspecialty certificate in surgery of the hand, and has been recognized as a top doctor by several local publications.

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for Elbow, General Orthopedics, Hand & Wrist

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Or call
703-277-2663

Education & Training

  • University of Cincinnati, Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
  • New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • Harvard University, Bachelor of Arts

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Organizations & Awards

  • Voted Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine 2015
  • Voted Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine 2017
  • Voted Top Doctor by Virginia Living Magazine 2018, 2020
  • Voted Top Doctor by Arlington Magazine 2019
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Treatments

  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Bone infection prevention and treatment
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Elbow arthritis surgery
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow joint replacement
  • Elbow surgery
  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
  • Fasciotomy
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • Geriatric orthopedics – fragility fracture care
  • Hand and wrist joint reconstruction surgery
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow arthritis surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow joint replacement
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Minimally invasive hand, wrist and elbow surgery
  • Minimally invasive technique – Dupuytrens disease
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative cubital tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative elbow bursitis treatment
  • Non-operative elbow spur treatment
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative general – bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative golfer’s elbow treatment
  • Non-operative hand and wrist arthritis treatments
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Non-operative trigger finger
  • Non-operative ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) treatment
  • Non-operative wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoporosis care
  • Post-surgical problem fractures – nonunion and malunion treatments
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries
  • Thumb CMC replacement
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Warts
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist fracture surgery
  • Wrist tendonitis surgery
  • Xiaflex treatment for Dupuytren’s contracture

Video: Get to Know Dr. Croog

  • University of Cincinnati, Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
  • New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • Harvard University, Bachelor of Arts

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • Voted Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine 2015
  • Voted Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine 2017
  • Voted Top Doctor by Virginia Living Magazine 2018, 2020
  • Voted Top Doctor by Arlington Magazine 2019
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Bone infection prevention and treatment
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Elbow arthritis surgery
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow joint replacement
  • Elbow surgery
  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
  • Fasciotomy
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • Geriatric orthopedics – fragility fracture care
  • Hand and wrist joint reconstruction surgery
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow arthritis surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow joint replacement
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Minimally invasive hand, wrist and elbow surgery
  • Minimally invasive technique – Dupuytrens disease
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative cubital tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative elbow bursitis treatment
  • Non-operative elbow spur treatment
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative general – bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative golfer’s elbow treatment
  • Non-operative hand and wrist arthritis treatments
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Non-operative trigger finger
  • Non-operative ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) treatment
  • Non-operative wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoporosis care
  • Post-surgical problem fractures – nonunion and malunion treatments
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries
  • Thumb CMC replacement
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Warts
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist fracture surgery
  • Wrist tendonitis surgery
  • Xiaflex treatment for Dupuytren’s contracture

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