Peter A. Caprise, Jr., M.D.

Specialties

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Peter Caprise specializes in knee, hip, and shoulder surgery. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years and provides medical coverage for the sports teams of several local schools. In his free time he is involved at his children’s schools and participates in endurance sports including Ironman and marathons.

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for General Orthopedics, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma Care

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434-485-8598

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Medical Degree, 1995
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, 1990

Certifications

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

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgeryABOS board certified in sports medicine

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Central Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital
  • Surgery Center of Lynchburg
  • Team Physician, University of Lynchburg
  • Team Physician, Appomattox High School
  • Team Physician, Brookville High School
  • Team Physician, Virginia Episcopal High School

Organizations & Awards

  • Best Bedside Manner, OurHealth Lynchburg & Southside, Third: Orthopedics 2020
  • Navy Commendation Medal United States Navy
  • Army Achievement Medal United States Army
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal United States Navy and Marine Corps
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Lynchburg Academy of Medicine

Treatments

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Anterior approach total hip replacement
  • 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
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Core decompression
  • Femoroacetabular impingement surgery
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • 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 total hip replacement
  • Minimally invasive total knee replacement
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis) 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 carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative cubital tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • 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 mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury 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 superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear 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 wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Revision hip surgery
  • Revision knee surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • 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
  • Tendon joint injections
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total joint replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Wrist fracture surgery

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Medical Degree, 1995
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, 1990

Certifications

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

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgeryABOS board certified in sports medicine

  • Central Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital
  • Surgery Center of Lynchburg
  • Team Physician, University of Lynchburg
  • Team Physician, Appomattox High School
  • Team Physician, Brookville High School
  • Team Physician, Virginia Episcopal High School

  • Best Bedside Manner, OurHealth Lynchburg & Southside, Third: Orthopedics 2020
  • Navy Commendation Medal United States Navy
  • Army Achievement Medal United States Army
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal United States Navy and Marine Corps
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Lynchburg Academy of Medicine

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Anterior approach total hip replacement
  • 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
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Core decompression
  • Femoroacetabular impingement surgery
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • 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 total hip replacement
  • Minimally invasive total knee replacement
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis) 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 carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative cubital tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • 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 mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury 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 superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear 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 wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Revision hip surgery
  • Revision knee surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • 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
  • Tendon joint injections
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total joint replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Wrist fracture surgery