On Thursday, November 24, all OrthoVirginia and Ortho On Call locations will be closed.
On Friday, November 25, OrthoVirginia will be closed but our Blacksburg office and most Ortho On Call locations will be open 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for urgent orthopedic care.

S. Brett Whitfield, M.D., FAAOS

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Brett Whitfield is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and joint replacements. He chose orthopedics since the treatments in orthopedics allow him to keep patients participating in the physical activities and sports activities they want to do no matter their age. “Keep Patients Moving!” In his free time, he enjoys cycling, hiking, weight training, snowboarding, and travel.

Make an Appointment with Dr. Whitfield

for General Orthopedics, Joint Replacement, Shoulder, Sports Medicine

using MyChart

Or call
434-485-8573

Education & Training

  • Orthopedic Healthcare Northwest, Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • University of Pennsylvania, Residency
  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Medical Degree, 1998
  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, 1994

Certifications

  • Board-certified in orthopedic surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Lewis Gale Hospital

Organizations & Awards

  • University Medal for highest academic achievement at LSU
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • West Virginia Orthopaedic Society

Treatments

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • 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
  • Bilateral knee replacement
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Cheilectomy
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Computer assisted total knee arthroplasty
  • Computer navigated joint replacement
  • Core decompression
  • Elbow surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • General – bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Geriatric orthopedics – fragility fracture care
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Hip resurfacing
  • 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
  • Minimally invasive hand, wrist and elbow surgery
  • 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 broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • 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 foot and ankle treatments
  • 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 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
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Partial (unicondylar) knee replacement
  • Patellofemoral knee replacement
  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures treatment
  • Periarticular fracture care
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Revision knee surgery
  • Robotic arm assisted joint replacement
  • Robotic arm assisted knee replacement (Makoplasty)
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder separation surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Stem cell injections
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total joint replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Wrist fracture surgery
  • Wrist tendonitis surgery

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  • Orthopedic Healthcare Northwest, Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • University of Pennsylvania, Residency
  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Medical Degree, 1998
  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, 1994

Certifications

  • Board-certified in orthopedic surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • Lewis Gale Hospital

  • University Medal for highest academic achievement at LSU
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • West Virginia Orthopaedic Society

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • 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
  • Bilateral knee replacement
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Cheilectomy
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Computer assisted total knee arthroplasty
  • Computer navigated joint replacement
  • Core decompression
  • Elbow surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • General – bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Geriatric orthopedics – fragility fracture care
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Hip resurfacing
  • 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
  • Minimally invasive hand, wrist and elbow surgery
  • 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 broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • 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 foot and ankle treatments
  • 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 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
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Partial (unicondylar) knee replacement
  • Patellofemoral knee replacement
  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures treatment
  • Periarticular fracture care
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Revision knee surgery
  • Robotic arm assisted joint replacement
  • Robotic arm assisted knee replacement (Makoplasty)
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder separation surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Stem cell injections
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total joint replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Wrist fracture surgery
  • Wrist tendonitis surgery