Ben W. Kittredge, IV, M.D.

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Ben Kittredge specializes in knee and shoulder surgery and has special interest in treating ACL tears, and shoulder injuries, shoulder arthritis and proximal hamstring ruptures. Dr. Kittredge especially enjoys using his skills as an orthopedist to help athletes get back into their game. He is one of the team physicians for Loudoun United. In his free time, he takes his children to activities and enjoys long-distance running, including running several marathons.

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Bio

As an athlete himself, Dr. Ben Kittredge always had a desire to pursue a career that would allow him to care for and interact with a sports-minded population. After earning an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a Masters degree in Physiology from Georgetown University, Dr. Kittredge returned to the University of Virginia to attain his medical degree. He then completed a general surgery internship at Roanoke Memorial Hospital and an orthopedic residency at the University of Virginia. Additionally, Dr. Kittredge completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Jefferson Medical College and Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. While there, he nurtured his interest in sports by serving as assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, and Phillies.

Dr. Kittredge especially enjoys using his skills as an orthopedist to help athletes get back into their game. As one who always encourages his patients to remain active, he finds great satisfaction in seeing someone he has treated running alongside him at a marathon or local road race or playing on the tennis court across from him. As a runner, Dr. Kittredge has a special interest in treating running and triathlon injuries, as well as caring for all knee, shoulder, and sports injuries. His surgical specialties include ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic shoulder stabilization.

Active in a number of professional medical roles, Dr. Kittredge is the former Chief of Orthopaedics at Inova Alexandria Hospital and Chair of the Medical Records Committee at Inova Alexandria Hospital. In addition to treating amateur and professional athletes, he is also involved in student athletics within the community where he serves as team physician for St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, and Episcopal High School.

Dr. Kittredge and his wife Jacquelyn, a teacher, have three boys: Charlie, Drew, and Harry. In his spare time, Dr. Kittredge ferries his children to USTA tournaments and enjoys long distance running. He has run several marathons including Marine Corps, New York, Philadelphia, Houston, Chicago and Boston.

Education & Training

  • Jefferson Medical College & Pennsylvania Hospital, Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • University of Virginia, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Roanoke Memorial Hospital, General Surgery Internship
  • University of Virginia, Medical Degree
  • Georgetown University, Master of Science
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board Certified in Sports Medicine

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgeryABOS board certified in sports medicine

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Harborside Surgery Center
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Surgery Center Sprinfield
  • OrthoVirginai Operatory
  • Team Physician, Episcopal High School
  • Team Physician, St. Stephens & St. Agnes High School
  • Team Physician, South County High School

Organizations & Awards

  • Voted a Top Doctor by Virginia Living Magazine 2018
  • Voted a Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine, 2011, 2012, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Voted a Top Doctor by Washingtonian, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2022
  • Voted a Top Doctor by Super Doctors®, 2011
  • Voted a Top Doctor by Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine, 2007
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Treatments

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthritis (foot and ankle) surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Elbow arthritis surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Fasciotomy
  • Fixation of pathologic fractures
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot pain treatments
  • Fractures of the talus surgery
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • Geriatric orthopedics – fragility fracture care
  • Hand, wrist and elbow arthritis surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Heel pain treatments
  • Impingement – rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Labrum surgery
  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) repair/reconstruction
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative arthritis (foot and ankle) treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative biceps tendon rupture treatment
  • Non-operative bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative cervical spondylosis 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 foot and ankle treatments
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative golfer’s elbow treatment
  • Non-operative hand and wrist arthritis treatments
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative herniated cervical disc treatment
  • Non-operative herniated lumbar disc treatment
  • Non-operative knee arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative low back pain (lumbar) treatments
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative posterior tibial tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative rotator cuff tear treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder separation treatment
  • Non-operative spinal osteoarthritis (spondylosis) treatments
  • Non-operative spinal stenosis treatment
  • Non-operative stiff big toe
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear 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
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Periarticular fracture care
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder separation surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries
  • Wrist fracture surgery

Video: Get to Know Dr. Kittredge

As an athlete himself, Dr. Ben Kittredge always had a desire to pursue a career that would allow him to care for and interact with a sports-minded population. After earning an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a Masters degree in Physiology from Georgetown University, Dr. Kittredge returned to the University of Virginia to attain his medical degree. He then completed a general surgery internship at Roanoke Memorial Hospital and an orthopedic residency at the University of Virginia. Additionally, Dr. Kittredge completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Jefferson Medical College and Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. While there, he nurtured his interest in sports by serving as assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, and Phillies.

Dr. Kittredge especially enjoys using his skills as an orthopedist to help athletes get back into their game. As one who always encourages his patients to remain active, he finds great satisfaction in seeing someone he has treated running alongside him at a marathon or local road race or playing on the tennis court across from him. As a runner, Dr. Kittredge has a special interest in treating running and triathlon injuries, as well as caring for all knee, shoulder, and sports injuries. His surgical specialties include ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic shoulder stabilization.

Active in a number of professional medical roles, Dr. Kittredge is the former Chief of Orthopaedics at Inova Alexandria Hospital and Chair of the Medical Records Committee at Inova Alexandria Hospital. In addition to treating amateur and professional athletes, he is also involved in student athletics within the community where he serves as team physician for St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, and Episcopal High School.

Dr. Kittredge and his wife Jacquelyn, a teacher, have three boys: Charlie, Drew, and Harry. In his spare time, Dr. Kittredge ferries his children to USTA tournaments and enjoys long distance running. He has run several marathons including Marine Corps, New York, Philadelphia, Houston, Chicago and Boston.

  • Jefferson Medical College & Pennsylvania Hospital, Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • University of Virginia, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Roanoke Memorial Hospital, General Surgery Internship
  • University of Virginia, Medical Degree
  • Georgetown University, Master of Science
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board Certified in Sports Medicine

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgeryABOS board certified in sports medicine

  • Harborside Surgery Center
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Surgery Center Sprinfield
  • OrthoVirginai Operatory
  • Team Physician, Episcopal High School
  • Team Physician, St. Stephens & St. Agnes High School
  • Team Physician, South County High School

  • Voted a Top Doctor by Virginia Living Magazine 2018
  • Voted a Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine, 2011, 2012, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Voted a Top Doctor by Washingtonian, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2022
  • Voted a Top Doctor by Super Doctors®, 2011
  • Voted a Top Doctor by Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine, 2007
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthritis (foot and ankle) surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Elbow arthritis surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Fasciotomy
  • Fixation of pathologic fractures
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot pain treatments
  • Fractures of the talus surgery
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • Geriatric orthopedics – fragility fracture care
  • Hand, wrist and elbow arthritis surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Heel pain treatments
  • Impingement – rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Labrum surgery
  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) repair/reconstruction
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative arthritis (foot and ankle) treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative biceps tendon rupture treatment
  • Non-operative bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative cervical spondylosis 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 foot and ankle treatments
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative golfer’s elbow treatment
  • Non-operative hand and wrist arthritis treatments
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative herniated cervical disc treatment
  • Non-operative herniated lumbar disc treatment
  • Non-operative knee arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative low back pain (lumbar) treatments
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative posterior tibial tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative rotator cuff tear treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder separation treatment
  • Non-operative spinal osteoarthritis (spondylosis) treatments
  • Non-operative spinal stenosis treatment
  • Non-operative stiff big toe
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear 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
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Periarticular fracture care
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder separation surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries
  • Wrist fracture surgery

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