John R. Prahinski, M.D.

Specialties

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. John Prahinski specializes in joint replacement surgery and sports medicine. He served in the U.S. Army for 12 years and is a team physician at several local colleges and high schools. He is active in community groups and enjoys hiking in his free time.

Make an Appointment with Dr. Prahinski

for General Orthopedics, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Trauma Care

using MyChart

Or call
434-485-8598

Education & Training

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Orthopedic Residency, 2000
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Transitional Internship, 1993
  • University of Virginia, Medical Degree, 1992
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, 1988

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Centra Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital
  • Surgery Center of Lynchburg
  • Team Physician, Liberty University
  • Team Physician, Randolph College
  • Team Physician, Heritage High School
  • Team Physician, Liberty Christian Academy

Organizations & Awards

  • Best Bedside Manner, OurHealth Lynchburg & Southside, Honorable Mention: Sports Medicine 2020
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Raven Society of the University of Virginia

Treatments

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Orthopedic Residency, 2000
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Transitional Internship, 1993
  • University of Virginia, Medical Degree, 1992
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, 1988

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • Centra Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital
  • Surgery Center of Lynchburg
  • Team Physician, Liberty University
  • Team Physician, Randolph College
  • Team Physician, Heritage High School
  • Team Physician, Liberty Christian Academy

  • Best Bedside Manner, OurHealth Lynchburg & Southside, Honorable Mention: Sports Medicine 2020
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Raven Society of the University of Virginia

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement