Growing up in an athletic family, Dr. Kevin Sumida always admired the local team physician for his dedication, knowledge, and compassion toward his patients. Following his example, Dr. Sumida and his siblings all pursued careers in different areas of medicine. After graduating with a BA from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, Dr. Sumida earned a medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington. He remained in Lexington to complete his orthopedic surgery training before completing a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition to his orthopedic practice, he is also a clinical assistant professor at Georgetown University.
Dr. Sumida enjoys working closely with his patients to achieve common goals. With personal athletic experience and a passion for sports, he is especially interested in sports-related injuries, particularly complex problems of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Sumida's specialties include ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, articular cartilage injury, shoulder surgery, and total hip and knee replacement surgeries.
An active member of a number of professional medical organizations including the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, (AOSSM), Dr. Sumida is also on staff at the Virginia Hospital Center, where he participates in student and resident education and is currently serving as Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department. Dr. Sumida serves as the team physician for Marshall High School.
Dr. Sumida and his wife, a rheumatologist, have three sons. In their leisure time, the Sumidas enjoy hiking, jogging, biking, and active participation in their church.