John P. McConnell, M.D.

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. John McConnell specializes in sports medicine including arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions, arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, and shoulder stabilization procedures. He enjoys the challenge of performing complicated operations and finds great satisfaction in seeing his patients get well. He is a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. In his free time Dr. McConnell enjoys golf and scuba diving and has a black belt in karate.

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Bio

A native of Flushing, New York, Dr. John McConnell has always liked working with his hands and knew he would enjoy the variety of patients and problems he could treat as an orthopedic surgeon. After earning a BS in Chemistry from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, Dr. McConnell received his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School. He then completed a general surgery internship at Northshore University Hospital in Long Island, New York, and returned to Washington to do an orthopedic surgery residency at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Dr. McConnell enjoys the challenge of performing complicated operations and finds great satisfaction in seeing his patients get well. He has a special interest in sports medicine and performs a number of intricate procedures including arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions, arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, and shoulder stabilization procedures.

As an active participant in the professional medical arena, Dr. McConnell has served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center and as a member of the Applicant Review Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Also involved in academia, he serves as Director of the Orthopaedic Residency Program at Virginia Hospital Center and as a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital where he is a three-time recipient of the Kenmore Orthopaedic Teaching Award. Additionally, Dr. McConnell is involved in the local community where he has volunteered time at the Children’s Special Services Clinic in Arlington and he served as team physician for the Washington Redskins for five years.

Dr. McConnell and his wife, Lynn, reside in the Potomac area and are the parents of two young adult children. A black belt in karate, Dr. McConnell is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys golf and scuba diving.

Education & Training

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Northshore University Hospital, General Surgery Internship
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • Georgetown University, Bachelor’s Degree

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

  • OrthoVirginia Operatory
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Georgetown University, Clinical Professor of Orthopedics
  • Assistant Team Physician, George Mason University
  • Team Physician, Annandale High School
  • Team Physician, Washington Redskins, 1995-2000

Organizations & Awards

  • Georgetown University’s Kenmore Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Education: 1992, 2000, 2005, 2009
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arlington County Medical Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Eastern Orthopedic Society
  • Georgetown Orthopaedic Society
  • Virginia Medical Society
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society

Treatments

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff/Shoulder Instability
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

A native of Flushing, New York, Dr. John McConnell has always liked working with his hands and knew he would enjoy the variety of patients and problems he could treat as an orthopedic surgeon. After earning a BS in Chemistry from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, Dr. McConnell received his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School. He then completed a general surgery internship at Northshore University Hospital in Long Island, New York, and returned to Washington to do an orthopedic surgery residency at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Dr. McConnell enjoys the challenge of performing complicated operations and finds great satisfaction in seeing his patients get well. He has a special interest in sports medicine and performs a number of intricate procedures including arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions, arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, and shoulder stabilization procedures.

As an active participant in the professional medical arena, Dr. McConnell has served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center and as a member of the Applicant Review Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Also involved in academia, he serves as Director of the Orthopaedic Residency Program at Virginia Hospital Center and as a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital where he is a three-time recipient of the Kenmore Orthopaedic Teaching Award. Additionally, Dr. McConnell is involved in the local community where he has volunteered time at the Children’s Special Services Clinic in Arlington and he served as team physician for the Washington Redskins for five years.

Dr. McConnell and his wife, Lynn, reside in the Potomac area and are the parents of two young adult children. A black belt in karate, Dr. McConnell is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys golf and scuba diving.

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Northshore University Hospital, General Surgery Internship
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • Georgetown University, Bachelor’s Degree

Certifications

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

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgeryABOS board certified in sports medicine

  • OrthoVirginia Operatory
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Georgetown University, Clinical Professor of Orthopedics
  • Assistant Team Physician, George Mason University
  • Team Physician, Annandale High School
  • Team Physician, Washington Redskins, 1995-2000

  • Georgetown University’s Kenmore Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Education: 1992, 2000, 2005, 2009
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arlington County Medical Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Eastern Orthopedic Society
  • Georgetown Orthopaedic Society
  • Virginia Medical Society
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff/Shoulder Instability
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement