D. Andrew Parker, M.D.

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Andrew Parker specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the hip, shoulder, and knee with special interest in treatment of hip femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears. He enjoys the doctor-patient relationships that he has developed and is fascinated by the technical aspects of his specialty. Dr. Parker has presented at orthopedic conferences around the country and has extensive experience as team physician for professional and collegiate athletic teams. In his free time he enjoys basketball, racquetball, downhill skiing, cinema, and traveling.

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Bio

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Andrew Parker was drawn to orthopedics out of a desire to help people of all ages regain lost function and return to the activities or sports they enjoy. After earning a BS in Biology and Chemistry from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Dr. Parker returned to his hometown and graduated magna cum laude from medical school at the University of Louisville. He then moved to Chicago where he completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Northwestern University. Dr. Parker concluded his formal medical education by completing a fellowship in sports medicine at the Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas.

Fascinated by the technical aspects of his specialty, Dr. Parker likes the challenges of the ever-changing field of orthopedics. He especially enjoys the doctor-patient relationships that he has developed because he feels most orthopedic patients are “motivated and proactive about their recovery.” Dr. Parker’s special interest areas include cartilage restoration surgery, adolescent and adult sports medicine, primary and revision arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, and shoulder joint replacement.

As an active and respected participant in many professional medical organizations, Dr. Parker has delivered numerous presentations and educational seminars at orthopedic conferences around the country. Currently, Dr. Parker serves as a team physician for the Washington Commanders. He also has significant experience in the area of sports medicine having cared for athletes from the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Blackhawks, and Northwestern University. Additionally, he served as team physician for D.C. United and he served as assistant team physician for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and the University of Houston while doing his fellowship.

As a former collegiate athlete, Dr. Parker maintains a personal interest in athletics and physical fitness and especially enjoys basketball, racquetball, downhill skiing, cinema, and traveling.

Education & Training

  • Baylor Sports Medicine Institute, Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Northwestern University, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • University of Louisville, Medical Degree
  • Wake Forest University, Bachelor of Science

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • OrthoVirginia Operatory
  • Reston Hospital Center
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Team Physician, Washington Redskins, 2011-2015

Organizations & Awards

  • Voted Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Voted Top Doctor by Virginia Living Magazine 2020
  • Voted Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine 2015, 2020
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Patient Testimonials

“Hands down a phenomenal physician! Dr. Parker repaired my ACL and meniscus. Prior to my surgery he provided a detailed account of the procedure, reinjury statistics, and recovery process. He is attentive, kind, compassionate, and an undeniable intellectual. He thinks of his patient as a whole, not just what is the short term outcome. He spends quality time with you at your visit making sure your questions are answered and you are empowered to make decisions. He makes you a part of your treatment plan. I would highly recommend Dr. Parker and his team to anyone that requires surgery. OrthoVirginia is an outstanding practice and Dr. Parker is an A++ physician.” – Keona L.

Treatments

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Athlete’s foot treatment
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Core decompression
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow surgery
  • Femoroacetabular impingement surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot pain treatments
  • Foot ulcers and lesions
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • General – bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Heel pain treatments
  • Hip and pelvic osteotomy
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • 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
  • Minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative arthritis (foot and ankle) treatment
  • Non-operative avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis) treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative biceps tendon rupture treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bunion treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative claw and hammer toe treatments
  • 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 flat foot treatments
  • Non-operative foot and ankle treatments
  • Non-operative foot callus/corn treatment
  • Non-operative fracture of the talus treatment
  • 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 hip loose bodies treatment
  • Non-operative knee arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Lisfranc fracture/dislocation treatment
  • 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 stiff big toe
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative tarsal tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Non-operative treatment for calficic tendinitis – barbotage
  • Non-operative treatment for frozen shoulder – capsular distention
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Osteotomies
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Revision hip surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability 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

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Andrew Parker was drawn to orthopedics out of a desire to help people of all ages regain lost function and return to the activities or sports they enjoy. After earning a BS in Biology and Chemistry from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Dr. Parker returned to his hometown and graduated magna cum laude from medical school at the University of Louisville. He then moved to Chicago where he completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Northwestern University. Dr. Parker concluded his formal medical education by completing a fellowship in sports medicine at the Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas.

Fascinated by the technical aspects of his specialty, Dr. Parker likes the challenges of the ever-changing field of orthopedics. He especially enjoys the doctor-patient relationships that he has developed because he feels most orthopedic patients are “motivated and proactive about their recovery.” Dr. Parker’s special interest areas include cartilage restoration surgery, adolescent and adult sports medicine, primary and revision arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, and shoulder joint replacement.

As an active and respected participant in many professional medical organizations, Dr. Parker has delivered numerous presentations and educational seminars at orthopedic conferences around the country. Currently, Dr. Parker serves as a team physician for the Washington Commanders. He also has significant experience in the area of sports medicine having cared for athletes from the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Blackhawks, and Northwestern University. Additionally, he served as team physician for D.C. United and he served as assistant team physician for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and the University of Houston while doing his fellowship.

As a former collegiate athlete, Dr. Parker maintains a personal interest in athletics and physical fitness and especially enjoys basketball, racquetball, downhill skiing, cinema, and traveling.

  • Baylor Sports Medicine Institute, Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Northwestern University, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • University of Louisville, Medical Degree
  • Wake Forest University, Bachelor of Science

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • OrthoVirginia Operatory
  • Reston Hospital Center
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Team Physician, Washington Redskins, 2011-2015

  • Voted Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Voted Top Doctor by Virginia Living Magazine 2020
  • Voted Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine 2015, 2020
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

“Hands down a phenomenal physician! Dr. Parker repaired my ACL and meniscus. Prior to my surgery he provided a detailed account of the procedure, reinjury statistics, and recovery process. He is attentive, kind, compassionate, and an undeniable intellectual. He thinks of his patient as a whole, not just what is the short term outcome. He spends quality time with you at your visit making sure your questions are answered and you are empowered to make decisions. He makes you a part of your treatment plan. I would highly recommend Dr. Parker and his team to anyone that requires surgery. OrthoVirginia is an outstanding practice and Dr. Parker is an A++ physician.” – Keona L.

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Athlete’s foot treatment
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Core decompression
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow surgery
  • Femoroacetabular impingement surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot pain treatments
  • Foot ulcers and lesions
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • General – bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Heel pain treatments
  • Hip and pelvic osteotomy
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • 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
  • Minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative arthritis (foot and ankle) treatment
  • Non-operative avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis) treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative biceps tendon rupture treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bunion treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative claw and hammer toe treatments
  • 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 flat foot treatments
  • Non-operative foot and ankle treatments
  • Non-operative foot callus/corn treatment
  • Non-operative fracture of the talus treatment
  • 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 hip loose bodies treatment
  • Non-operative knee arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Lisfranc fracture/dislocation treatment
  • 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 stiff big toe
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative tarsal tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Non-operative treatment for calficic tendinitis – barbotage
  • Non-operative treatment for frozen shoulder – capsular distention
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Osteotomies
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Revision hip surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability 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
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