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Radio Frequency Ablation procedure to treat chronic orthopaedic pain

This procedure, which treats chronic orthopaedic pain, uses radio waves to heat an area of nerve tissue. By applying heat to the nerve, pain signals are reduced from that specific area. AOS Interventional Physiatrist, Dr. Jonathan Strand, primarily uses this procedure to treat a condition called lumbar spondylosis, which read more

Radio Frequency Ablation procedure to treat chronic orthopaedic pain2019-01-30T23:53:06+00:00

Six Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Physicians Named ‘TOP DOCS’

Coastal Virginia Magazine Virginia Beach, VA, September 1, 2018 – The September issue of Coastal Virginia magazine announces the winners of the annual contest, “Top Docs.” AOS 2018 winners are spine surgeon, Dr. Timothy Budorick, Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Dr. Michael Campbell, Sports Medicine Surgeon, read more

Six Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Physicians Named ‘TOP DOCS’2019-01-30T23:54:15+00:00

Rapidly Rising Rate of Hip Fracture

Why is this happening and what can be done? Jonathan Hull When Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Physician Assistant Jonathan Hull noticed increasing numbers of hip fracture admissions and readmissions at the hospital where he works, he took action to find out why and what read more

Rapidly Rising Rate of Hip Fracture2019-01-30T23:55:07+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Surgeon Michael A. Campbell Brings Significant Advance for Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery to the Region

A revolutionary new device allows many foot and ankle surgeries to be done through a ¼ inch incision. Old fashioned bunion surgery has a bad reputation for being painful and unreliable – big ugly incisions, long recoveries, crutches, casts, and weekly doctor visits. The latest read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Surgeon Michael A. Campbell Brings Significant Advance for Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery to the Region2019-01-30T23:55:39+00:00

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Charles E. Shuff, MD, FAAOS, ABOS Joins Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists

Virginia Beach, VA July 9, 2018 – Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) is pleased to announce that orthopaedic spine surgeon, Charles E. Shuff, MD, FAAOS, ABOS has joined the practice and will begin seeing patients July 16, 2018. Already an accomplished spine surgeon prior to joining read more

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Charles E. Shuff, MD, FAAOS, ABOS Joins Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists2019-08-06T00:04:33+00:00

AOS Named #1 Orthopaedic Group 2018 by readers of Coastal Virginia Magazine.

Thank You for Voting for AOS! The surgeons and staff of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists are grateful to Coastal Virginia Magazine readers for making AOS #1 again in the 2018 Readers’ Choice Best of contest. This is the 5th year in a row that AOS has won GOLD in the read more

AOS Named #1 Orthopaedic Group 2018 by readers of Coastal Virginia Magazine.2019-01-31T12:12:44+00:00

Injury related arthritis affects people of all ages and abilities.

It was nearly devastating for a Hampton Roads collegiate athlete An injury during a game his junior year at Christopher Newport University nearly sidelined star player Aaron McFarland’s basketball success. McFarland still played every game that season but felt sharp pain with nearly every step read more

Injury related arthritis affects people of all ages and abilities.2019-01-31T00:00:39+00:00

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month!

Scoliosis is a condition of the spine which causes it to curve to the side, resulting in a ‘S’ or ‘C’ deformity. Scoliosis Awareness Month aims to educate the public about the condition, the importance of early detection and new treatment options such bracing as early, non-operative care. Here read more

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month!2019-01-31T00:01:32+00:00

AOS at the 66th Piedmont Orthopedic Society Meeting

At the 66th Piedmont Orthopedic Society Meeting held May 9-13, 2018 at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida, Dr. J. Abbott Byrd, III presented a paper he wrote entitled “A Novel Technique for the Removal of Broken Pedicle Screws." Review Presentation read more

AOS at the 66th Piedmont Orthopedic Society Meeting2018-12-21T04:20:00+00:00

Nearly 200 professionals gathered in Virginia Beach for Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ Workers Compensation Conference

On May 4, 2018 Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists hosted free of charge to participants, the annual Rehabilitation Professionals’ Workers’ Compensation Conference. Nearly 200 rehabilitation professionals from throughout the Hampton Roads area gathered at the Hilton Oceanfront Hotel in Virginia Beach, Virginia. They came to earn continuing read more

Nearly 200 professionals gathered in Virginia Beach for Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ Workers Compensation Conference2019-01-31T00:09:05+00:00

Eric S. Neff, MD Performs South Hampton Roads’ First Total Joint Replacement In A Free-Standing Ambulatory Surgery Center

CHESAPEAKE – Recently, after months of extensive research, planning and collaboration, Eric S. Neff, MD performed South Hampton Roads’ first total joint replacement (TJR) surgery in a free-standing, ambulatory surgery center. After a successful total knee replacement (TKR) procedure at the Surgery Center of Chesapeake, read more

Eric S. Neff, MD Performs South Hampton Roads’ First Total Joint Replacement In A Free-Standing Ambulatory Surgery Center2019-01-31T00:02:53+00:00

J.Abbott Byrd, III, MD of AOS consulted by Pilotonline.com in Recent Article about Consumer-driven Healthcare and Access to MRI and CT Diagnostic Testing

Liz Simpson, a columnist for Pilotonline.com, recently published an article about the pros and cons of consumer-driven healthcare. In an article about access, cost containment and quality of MRI and CT diagnostic testing, she brought together four different perspectives from a patient, an insurer, a radiologist and an orthopaedic surgeon, read more

J.Abbott Byrd, III, MD of AOS consulted by Pilotonline.com in Recent Article about Consumer-driven Healthcare and Access to MRI and CT Diagnostic Testing2018-12-17T09:10:46+00:00

Two Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Surgeons now offer the newest technology in Total Knee Replacement

Wilford K. Gibson, MD G. Raymond Payne, MD Innovative Robotic Technology Allows Personalized Procedures for patients in Hampton Roads, VA Virginia Beach, VA, Dec 27, 2017 – G. Raymond Payne, MD and Wilford K. Gibson, MD of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists are read more

Two Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Surgeons now offer the newest technology in Total Knee Replacement2019-01-31T00:04:07+00:00

10,000 Patients and Counting

On January 5, 2015, Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists opened OrthoNow, Hampton Roads’ first and only walk-in orthopaedic care clinic. The goal was to serve patients seeking immediate treatment for their minor orthopaedic injuries. Since opening the first OrthoNow in Chesapeake, AOS has opened two more locations read more

10,000 Patients and Counting2019-01-31T00:10:41+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Fill 200 Stockings for the Salvation Army

On December 11, 2017, AOS delivered 200 Christmas stockings to the Salvation Army of Hampton Roads. Stockings were filled with toys and other items for children 0-12 years old in the Tidewater area. More than 60 Atlantic Orthopaedic physicians and staff donated their time and money to purchase, assemble read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Fill 200 Stockings for the Salvation Army2019-01-31T00:06:08+00:00

AOS Sports Medicine, Trauma and Joint Replacement Specialist, Wilford K. Gibson, MD Earns Top Designation from his Orthopaedic Surgeon Peers

Wilford K. Gibson, MD, FAOA, FAAOS, FACS, an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Joint surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, has received the designation as a Fellow of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA). The AOA bestows membership as a Fellow to less than 10 percent of orthopaedic surgeons in the nation.  The honor recognizes exceptional accomplishments and read more

AOS Sports Medicine, Trauma and Joint Replacement Specialist, Wilford K. Gibson, MD Earns Top Designation from his Orthopaedic Surgeon Peers2019-01-31T00:13:13+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Welcomes Interventional Physiatrist, Jonathan W. Strand, MD

(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – July 27, 2017) Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists is pleased to announce that Jonathan W. Strand, MD will be joining the practice in August of 2017. An Interventional Physiatrist, Dr. Strand’s practice will focus on comprehensive pain management, targeting the source of the pain through minimally invasive read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Welcomes Interventional Physiatrist, Jonathan W. Strand, MD2019-01-31T00:14:05+00:00

Coastal Virginia Magazine Names Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Best Orthopaedic Group in Hampton Roads

In the July/August 2017 issue, Coastal Virginia Magazine announced that their readers had chosen Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists as the Best Orthopaedic group in Hampton Roads. The physicians and staff of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) are honored and proud to have received this recognition again from people in this region read more

Coastal Virginia Magazine Names Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Best Orthopaedic Group in Hampton Roads2019-01-31T00:14:45+00:00

Nearly 200 Professionals Gathered in Virginia Beach for Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ Workers’ Compensation Conference

J. Abbott Byrd, III, MD, FAAOS, and president of AOS On May 5, 2017 Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists hosted, free of charge to participants, their annual Rehabilitation Professionals’ Workers’ Compensation Conference. Nearly 200 rehabilitation professionals from throughout the Hampton Roads area gathered at the Hilton Oceanfront read more

Nearly 200 Professionals Gathered in Virginia Beach for Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ Workers’ Compensation Conference2019-01-31T12:13:32+00:00

Wilford K. Gibson, MD, Named Chair of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Council on Advocacy

Wilford K. Gibson, MD Washington, DC. (May 17, 2017) — Virginia orthopaedic surgeon Wilford K. Gibson, MD, was named chair of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Council on Advocacy prior to the Council’s April 2017 meeting and the 2017 National Orthopaedic Leadership Council read more

Wilford K. Gibson, MD, Named Chair of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Council on Advocacy2019-01-31T00:16:08+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Surgeon Performs First Single-Stage Autologous Cartilage Implant Surgery in Hampton Roads Area

NORFOLK, Va. – (May 12, 2017) Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ Bradley Butkovich, MD, FAAOS, recently performed Hampton Roads’ first single-stage surgery for autologous cartilage implantation at Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center. The procedure uses the Reveille® Cartilage Processor, a new technology that allows physicians to implant read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Surgeon Performs First Single-Stage Autologous Cartilage Implant Surgery in Hampton Roads Area2019-01-31T00:16:53+00:00

Professional Football Player Kam Chancellor Chooses Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Physical Therapy

Between seasons, professional football players must keep in top physical shape, and hometown hero Kam Chancellor is no exception. Kam recently chose Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists for his ankle conditioning before returning for pre-season training with his team in the pros. A graduate of Maury High read more

Professional Football Player Kam Chancellor Chooses Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Physical Therapy2019-01-31T00:17:32+00:00

Two Runners, Two Doctors, One Race

Injuries Derailed Two Local Runners From Their Marathon Dreams; Thanks to Surgery and Rehab, This Shamrock Weekend is a Chance to Rejoin the Race.

Two Runners, Two Doctors, One Race2019-01-31T00:20:34+00:00

7th Annual LCPL Cody Childers Memorial Golf Tournament

On October 4, 2016, AOS proudly supported a local hero and his family through our sponsorship of the 7th Annual LCPL Cody Childers Memorial Golf Tournament. Sponsors and golfers gathered together at this popular annual event that provides the bulk of funding needed to buy contents for and to read more

7th Annual LCPL Cody Childers Memorial Golf Tournament2019-01-31T00:22:50+00:00

CoVa “Gold” – Top Docs Mean Top Care for AOS Patients Five Years Running – AOS Celebrates its Top Docs and CoVa “Gold”

Each year, Coastal Virginia Magazine recognizes the region’s “Top Docs” for their continued commitment and dedication to their patients and the advancement of health care in Hampton Roads and beyond. For the past five years, Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists has had at least one of its esteemed doctors and surgeons read more

CoVa “Gold” – Top Docs Mean Top Care for AOS Patients Five Years Running – AOS Celebrates its Top Docs and CoVa “Gold”2019-01-31T00:28:16+00:00

Patient Profile: Three Cheers for AOS — Lucy Dormont is Back on the Run

After having relocated to Hampton Roads from Alabama, Lucy began experiencing episodes during which the pain was so great that she could not walk, run or participate in any of the athletic activities that were so much a part of her life. Some say the third time’s the read more

Patient Profile: Three Cheers for AOS — Lucy Dormont is Back on the Run2019-01-31T00:43:06+00:00

On the Forefront in the Workplace – Atlantic Orthopaedic leads Annual Workers’ Compensation Conference

On May 13th, 2016, AOS brought together more than 150 physicians, nurses, case managers, human resources managers, and other rehab professionals at the Oceanfront Hilton for a one-day, accredited, educational and networking event. Attendees received updates on orthopaedic care from AOS surgeons, physical and occupational therapists, and the Deputy read more

On the Forefront in the Workplace – Atlantic Orthopaedic leads Annual Workers’ Compensation Conference2019-01-31T00:43:37+00:00

Article: “Biomechanical Consequences of Adding Plantar Fascia Release to Metatarsal Osteotomies: Changes in Forefoot Plantar Pressures”

Recently Published in Journal of Orthopaedic Research by Blake E. Moore, MD (VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, July 2016) – The prestigious national orthopaedic medical journal, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, has recently published an article authored by Blake E Moore, MD, a Virginia Beach, Va. orthopaedic surgeon and a specialist in read more

Article: “Biomechanical Consequences of Adding Plantar Fascia Release to Metatarsal Osteotomies: Changes in Forefoot Plantar Pressures”2019-01-31T00:44:43+00:00

Annual Rehabilitation Professionals Workers’ Compensation Conference

On May 13th 2016 AOS brought together 157 physicians, nurses, case managers, human resources managers and other rehabilitation professionals at the Hilton Oceanfront in Virginia Beach. At this one-day, accredited, educational and networking event, attendees received updates on orthopaedic care from AOS physicians, physical and occupational therapists and the read more

Annual Rehabilitation Professionals Workers’ Compensation Conference2019-01-31T00:45:56+00:00

J. Abbott Byrd Receives Virginia Orthopaedic Society Career Award

Hampton Roads area physician recognized for major contributions in the field of orthopaedics (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – May 10, 2016) –J. Abbott Byrd III, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.O.S., of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) was honored with the Virginia Orthopaedic Society (VOS) Career Award at the organization’s annual meeting April 17. read more

J. Abbott Byrd Receives Virginia Orthopaedic Society Career Award2019-01-31T00:45:20+00:00

Virginia Beach Physician on the Cutting Edge of Shoulder Surgery

Posted by samantha.jones, Community Contributor As one of only nine surgeons in the nation to perform a highly specialized, minimally-invasive technique for total shoulder replacement, Virginia Beach's Chad Manke, M.D., of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, is committed to innovative and results-driven patient care. This specialized technique, known as the subscapularis read more

Virginia Beach Physician on the Cutting Edge of Shoulder Surgery2019-01-31T00:46:48+00:00

Raise Your Voice. Lower Your Health Care Costs. Support the COPN Reform.

The Physicians and Staff of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists thank you for letting your state senators and assemblymen know that you supported Senate Bill 266 to reform COPN. Although the bill died at the State Assembly meeting on Tuesday, Feb 19, 2018, the progress the bill made up until that read more

Raise Your Voice. Lower Your Health Care Costs. Support the COPN Reform.2019-01-31T00:49:29+00:00

Hampton Roads Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Research Publishedin National Medical Journal

A prestigious national medical magazine, Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, has recently published an article authored by a Virginia Beach Orthopaedic surgeon, Blake E. Moore, M.D., with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists. This groundbreaking study looked at how three of the most common operations to relieve foot pain worked, and yielded read more

Hampton Roads Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Research Publishedin National Medical Journal2019-01-31T00:50:06+00:00

AOS Hosts Primary Care Conference

Primary Care Physicians from across Hampton Roads gathered Saturday, October 17th at the Westin Town Center in Virginia Beach for a half-day conference led by the AOS team. The medical education event, Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician – Sports and Total Joint, included lectures and demonstrations by Atlantic read more

AOS Hosts Primary Care Conference2019-01-31T00:50:35+00:00

Dr. Gibson Receives Virginia Orthopaedic Society Career Award

Congratulations are in order for one of our own. Dr. Wilford K. Gibson received the prestigious honor of the Virginia Orthopaedic Society Career award. Presented to honor an orthopedic surgeon whom the VOS Board feels has made a significant contribution in the service of patients, the award was presented read more

Dr. Gibson Receives Virginia Orthopaedic Society Career Award2019-01-31T00:51:07+00:00

Dr. Campbell Performs First-of-its-kind Procedure in the US

At 4’4” tall, Natashia Christian was no stranger to teasing as a child. Unfazed by bullies, Natashia held her head high, made stronger by the words her grandmother often told her – “Dynamite comes in small packages.” A 35-year-old mother of two, Natashia was born with a congenital form read more

Dr. Campbell Performs First-of-its-kind Procedure in the US2019-01-31T00:53:06+00:00

Introducing AOS OrthoNow™

We are proud to announce Hampton Roads' first after-hours orthopaedic clinic, AOS OrthoNow. Starting January 5, 2015, this clinic will be open from 4pm – 9pm every Monday through Friday at our convenient Chesapeake location. Specialists will help ease your pain and treat minor emergencies or injuries that happen read more

Introducing AOS OrthoNow™2019-01-31T00:53:47+00:00

AOS Surgeons Speak at Sentara Leigh Hospital Open House

Six physicians from Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) participated in an open house event at Sentara Leigh Hospital on Saturday, March 21 in which people could speak with any one of the 12 specialized surgeons present about orthopedic aches and pains. The open house was held in conjunction with the read more

AOS Surgeons Speak at Sentara Leigh Hospital Open House2019-01-31T00:54:41+00:00

The Byrd Family Legacy

Enhancing research and academic achievement at MCV, the Byrd family legacy will continue in the specialty area of orthopedic surgery. Click the image below to see the full article in the Medical College of Virginia Foundation’s Chronicle of Giving. ChronicleOfGiving-ByrdArticle

The Byrd Family Legacy2019-01-31T01:02:05+00:00

‘Tis the Season for Giving

For the fourth year in a row, Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ employees took part in “Stuff A Stocking” for the Salvation Army, stuffing over 200 stockings that will be given underprivileged children in Hampton Roads. Through this annual volunteer movement, the local Salvation Army can help bring Christmas joy to read more

‘Tis the Season for Giving2019-01-31T01:06:41+00:00

AOS Hosts Primary Care Conference

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists hosted 73 primary care physicians at an educational conference on Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Hand, Foot and Extremities. Accredited by Eastern Virginia Medical School the conference featured lectures by AOS Surgeons on a variety of medical conditions and treatments. The faculty for this event read more

AOS Hosts Primary Care Conference2019-01-31T01:01:23+00:00

Dr. Moore Recently Published in Medical Journal

Blake E. Moore, M.D., an Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, was recently published in Foot & Ankle International, the official journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. His article, "Single-Incision Lateral Approach for Triple Arthrodesis” highlights advantages of performing a single lateral surgical read more

Dr. Moore Recently Published in Medical Journal2019-01-31T01:06:05+00:00

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon Joins Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Hampton Roads’ Largest Orthopaedic Group

Blake E. Moore, MD, an Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon, has recently joined Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) team of trained specialists. Dr. Moore earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, NY, and then performed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. He read more

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon Joins Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Hampton Roads’ Largest Orthopaedic Group2019-01-31T01:05:35+00:00

Becker’s SPINE REVIEW Cites J. Abbott Byrd III, MD as Spine Surgeon to Know

Dr. J. Abbott Byrd III of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists was profiled recently in Becker's SPINE REVIEW as a Spine Surgeon Leader to Know. The article highlights Dr. Byrd's extensive training, experience and leadership in the field of Spinal Surgery, his work in the development of innovative spinal instrumentation and read more

Becker’s SPINE REVIEW Cites J. Abbott Byrd III, MD as Spine Surgeon to Know2019-01-31T01:05:01+00:00

Workers’ Compensation Conference Set for Thursday, May 7th, 2015

AOS will hold its annual Workers’ Compensation Conference on Thursday May 7th, this year at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center. The conference is open to nurse case managers, risk managers and occupational health nurses from throughout the southeastern Virginia area. Program participants receive 7 credit hours read more

Workers’ Compensation Conference Set for Thursday, May 7th, 20152019-01-31T01:18:30+00:00

Shoulder Surgery Research Study by Bradley C. Carofino, M.D.

Dr. Bradley C. Carofino, Fellowship-trained Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Surgeon, recently published a study “Iatrogenic Nerve Injuries During Shoulder Surgery” in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The article focuses on research that he conducted while at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Please click here to view.

Shoulder Surgery Research Study by Bradley C. Carofino, M.D.2018-12-17T09:11:20+00:00

Patient-specific Knee Replacement

Dr. John Morina from Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists tells us how the MRI based knee replacement can make for a better experience, results and quicker recovery for patients. Click here to watch his segment from The Hampton Roads Show.

Patient-specific Knee Replacement2018-12-17T09:11:21+00:00

Employees Participate in “Stuff A Stocking”

Every year, the Salvation Army counts on numerous volunteer groups to fill over 13,000 Christmas stockings for children ages 6-14 in the Hampton Roads area. For the third year in a row, the employees at Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists participated and filled 166 stockings with toys and other goodies. Last read more

Employees Participate in “Stuff A Stocking”2018-12-17T09:11:22+00:00

Byrd Named in National List of Top Spine Surgeons

Dr. Byrd was recently selected as one of the top 90 spinal surgeons nationwide based on his many accolades, including a patent for the Synergy Spinal System. To read more and see the full list of surgeons, click here.

Byrd Named in National List of Top Spine Surgeons2018-12-17T09:11:22+00:00

Dr. Erin A. Jerlin Discusses “The Foot, Aging and Exercise” at Norfolk State University’s 11th Annual Women’s Conference

Erin A. Jerlin, DPM, of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, was one of the featured presenters at the recent “Taking Care of You…Today’s Woman” - Eleventh Annual Women’s Conference hosted by Norfolk State University at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center. Her talk entitled “The Foot, Aging and Exercise” touched on a read more

Dr. Erin A. Jerlin Discusses “The Foot, Aging and Exercise” at Norfolk State University’s 11th Annual Women’s Conference2018-12-17T09:11:24+00:00

Dr. Michael A. Campbell, AOS Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Earns Board Certification by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists is pleased to extend congratulations to Michael A. Campbell, M.D., who recently achieved board certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). Physicians become board eligible after completion of four years of medical school, three years of internship & residency focusing on orthopaedic surgery and an read more

Dr. Michael A. Campbell, AOS Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Earns Board Certification by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery2018-12-17T09:11:25+00:00

Bradley T. Butkovich, MD, Reports from Washington Redskins Training Camp

Earlier this summer, I spent some time at the Washington Redskins training camp in Richmond. It was a fantastic experience in a beautiful new facility.  On fan day, there were over twenty-five thousand people present at the camp, making for a great experience being on the field. Fortunately, we did read more

Bradley T. Butkovich, MD, Reports from Washington Redskins Training Camp2018-12-17T09:11:26+00:00

Surgery Allows Man to Gain Function of Hand, Get a Grip on Life’s Activities

Kevin Griffin was born with cerebral palsy, a condition which frequently affects normal usage in the hands of those challenged with it. People that have this disability often suffer from deformities of the joints along with permanently rigid, tightened muscles. This is his story before and after receiving treatment. At read more

Surgery Allows Man to Gain Function of Hand, Get a Grip on Life’s Activities2018-12-17T09:11:26+00:00

Four Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ Orthopaedic Surgeons Named as “Top Docs” in Hampton Roads Magazine

Drs. Timothy E. Budorick, J. Abbott Byrd III, Chad R. Manke and John J. Schaffer of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists have been selected by their peers in the medical community as "Top Docs" for 2013 in the August/September issue of Hampton Roads Magazine. Physicians are selected via surveys sent out to read more

Four Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ Orthopaedic Surgeons Named as “Top Docs” in Hampton Roads Magazine2018-12-17T09:11:28+00:00

J. Abbott Byrd III, M.D. Named Member of AAOS Practice Management Instructional Course Committee

Dr. J. Abbott Byrd III, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, has been named member of the Practice Management Instructional Course Committee (ICC) of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). The key mission of the ICC is the planning, implementation and evaluation of instructional course lectures at the read more

J. Abbott Byrd III, M.D. Named Member of AAOS Practice Management Instructional Course Committee2018-12-17T09:11:29+00:00

Return-to-Work Is Focus at 2013 AOS Workers Compensation Conference

  On Thursday, May 2nd 162 nurse case managers, employers and other rehabilitation professionals gathered at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center to hear the latest on treatment and care of the Workers’ Compensation patient. The conference hosted annually by Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) is provided at no-charge read more

Return-to-Work Is Focus at 2013 AOS Workers Compensation Conference2018-12-17T09:11:30+00:00

Mark A. Bewley, M.D. to Present at Upcoming EVMS Physician Assistant Board Review Course

Dr. Mark A. Bewley, Orthopaedic Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, is scheduled to give the orthopaedic review lecture at this year’s EVMS Physician Assistant Board Review Course. On Monday, May 13th, Dr. Bewley will take the podium beginning at 8:30 a.m. and conclude his presentation at 10:20 a.m. The talk read more

Mark A. Bewley, M.D. to Present at Upcoming EVMS Physician Assistant Board Review Course2018-12-17T09:11:31+00:00

Wilford K. Gibson, MD, Named Academy Board of Councilors Chair

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists’ own Dr. Gibson was recently appointed Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Councilors at the AAOS Annual Meeting in Chicago. For additional information, click here.

Wilford K. Gibson, MD, Named Academy Board of Councilors Chair2018-12-17T09:11:32+00:00

Bradley T. Butkovich, MD, Joins the Team at Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists

Dr. Brad Butkovich is originally from New Mexico, and grew up in Frankfurt, Germany and Virginia. He attended the University of Richmond on a full football scholarship. There he pursued his undergraduate and master’s degrees in Biology. He went on to attend medical school at the Medical read more

Bradley T. Butkovich, MD, Joins the Team at Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists2018-12-20T23:50:41+00:00

Patient Goes from a Height of 5’1″ to 5’8″ through Miraculous Surgery

(Article source Bon Secours 757 Good Health Blog, March 13, 2013) Ann Hoopes was in a desperate situation. So desperate, in fact, that no physician was willing or capable of helping her. In 1999 while in her early 40s, she was stricken with a condition that bent her spine into read more

Patient Goes from a Height of 5’1″ to 5’8″ through Miraculous Surgery2018-12-17T09:11:34+00:00

Employees at AOS Stuff Stockings for the Salvation Army

The staff at AOS has been busy collecting toys and filling over 175 Christmas stockings for the Salvation Army’s “Fill-A-Stocking” program. Each stocking is almost two feet in length and will contain a number of small toys and games for children between the ages of 6 and 14 years. read more

Employees at AOS Stuff Stockings for the Salvation Army2019-01-31T00:23:25+00:00

AOS Expands Office in Chesapeake, Holds “Open House” for Medical Community

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists has recently expanded its Chesapeake office (Greenbrier area) located at 733 Volvo Parkway, Suite 300. The new facility encompasses the entire third floor of the building and provides expanded orthopaedic and PT services for visiting patients. An “Open House” followed which provided guided tours to members read more

AOS Expands Office in Chesapeake, Holds “Open House” for Medical Community2019-01-31T00:24:07+00:00

AOS co-hosts annual CME “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician” with EVMS

On Saturday, October 20th, 63 primary care physicians and other healthcare practitioners attended “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician”, an annual CME program co-hosted by AOS and Eastern Virginia Medical School. This year’s half-day course focused on “Shoulders, Hips and Knees” and was held at the Westin - Virginia read more

AOS co-hosts annual CME “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician” with EVMS2019-01-31T00:24:42+00:00

Meet Dr. J. Abbott Byrd III

Meet one of our Spine Surgeons, J. Abbott Byrd III, MD, FACS, FAAOS, on newly released YouTube video

Meet Dr. J. Abbott Byrd III2018-12-21T01:00:03+00:00

Orthopaedic Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon Joins Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Hampton Roads’ Largest Orthopaedic Group

Bradley C. Carofino, M.D., an Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon, has recently joined Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) team of trained specialists. Dr. Carofino earned his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, CT where he also performed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency. He completed his read more

Orthopaedic Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon Joins Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Hampton Roads’ Largest Orthopaedic Group2018-12-17T09:11:39+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists and Eastern Virginia Medical School to co-host Continuing Medical Education program “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician: Shoulders, Hips, and Knees” on Saturday, October 20th, 2012

On Saturday, October 20th, Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists and Eastern Virginia Medical School will co-host a Continuing Medical Education program entitled "Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician: Shoulders, Hips, and Knees". The conference will be held at The Westin-Virginia Beach Town Center from 8:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. and offers participants read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists and Eastern Virginia Medical School to co-host Continuing Medical Education program “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician: Shoulders, Hips, and Knees” on Saturday, October 20th, 20122018-12-17T09:11:40+00:00

Hampton Roads Hand Specialists Now Offering New Non-Surgical Treatment Xiaflex® for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren's Contracture can best be described as a painless disorder in which fingers of the hand gradually bend in toward the palm and cannot be fully extended. It is caused by the progressive thickening of a ligament (forming rope-like cords) which shortens over time and prevents affected fingers from fully read more

Hampton Roads Hand Specialists Now Offering New Non-Surgical Treatment Xiaflex® for Dupuytren’s Contracture2018-12-17T09:11:41+00:00

Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician: Update on New Treatments for Disorders of the Hand, Foot and Ankle to be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011 in Virginia Beach

On Saturday, October 22nd, Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists and Eastern Virginia Medical School will co-host a Continuing Medical Education program entitled "Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician: Update on New Treatments for Disorders of the Hand, Foot, and Ankle". The conference will be held at The Westin-Virginia Beach Town Center from read more

Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician: Update on New Treatments for Disorders of the Hand, Foot and Ankle to be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011 in Virginia Beach2018-12-17T09:11:42+00:00

Michael A. Campbell, M.D., Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon Begins Practice with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists

Michael A. Campbell, M.D., an Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, has recently joined Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) team of trained specialists. Dr. Campbell earned his medical degree from the State University of New York- Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He did his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Geisinger Medical Center read more

Michael A. Campbell, M.D., Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon Begins Practice with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists2018-12-17T09:11:43+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Workers’ Compensation Conference scheduled for Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 in Virginia Beach

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its annual Rehabilitation Professionals Workers' Compensation Conference on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.. The program will be held at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center located at 2800 Shore Drive in read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Workers’ Compensation Conference scheduled for Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 in Virginia Beach2018-12-17T09:11:44+00:00

Direct Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement talk on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 to feature Orthopaedic Surgeon from Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists

Dr. Wilford K. Gibson of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists will be giving a presentation entitled ìInnovations in Hip Replacementî on Thursday, April 13, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. The program will take place at Bon Secours In Motion Physical Therapy located at 7300 Newport Avenue in Norfolk, VA. In this talk, Dr. read more

Direct Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement talk on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 to feature Orthopaedic Surgeon from Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists2018-12-17T09:11:45+00:00

Wilford K. Gibson, M.D. elected Secretary, Board of Councilors at Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) in San Diego

Wilford K. Gibson, M.D., an Orthopaedic Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, has been elected to serve as Secretary, Board of Councilors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Gibson will in addition be a member of the AAOS Board of Directors for a term of three years. He read more

Wilford K. Gibson, M.D. elected Secretary, Board of Councilors at Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) in San Diego2018-12-17T09:11:45+00:00

AOS Surgeons Performing Minimal Incision, Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Procedure

Doctors at Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists are now performing hip replacement surgery utilizing the minimal incision, anterior approach. This muscle sparing method allows for muscles associated with hip movement to be retracted instead of being cut, as in standard THR procedures. With reduced trauma to tissues there may be less bleeding, read more

AOS Surgeons Performing Minimal Incision, Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Procedure2018-12-17T09:11:46+00:00

DEPUY HIP REPLACEMENT SYSTEM VOLUNTARY RECALL NOTICE

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. announced a recall of their ASR Hip Replacement System. A small number of patients with this hip implant have experienced problems that require evaluation and potentially further treatment. If you received the DePuy implant please call 757-321-3300 and asked to speak with your physician's secretary. You my read more

DEPUY HIP REPLACEMENT SYSTEM VOLUNTARY RECALL NOTICE2018-12-17T09:11:48+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists opens new Chesapeake office on June 1, 2010

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists is pleased to open its new location at 733 Volvo Parkway, Suite 100 in the Greenbrier section of Chesapeake. The new, modern office opens on June 1, 2010 and will feature digital X-ray, electronic medical records and AOS Physical Therapy services such as hand & spine therapy read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists opens new Chesapeake office on June 1, 20102018-12-17T09:11:49+00:00

Physician Assistant from Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Joins Medical Relief Team Enroute to Haiti

Paul Versage, a physician assistant at Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, has joined with nineteen other medical professionals who recently teamed up for a relief mission bound to earthquake torn Haiti. The effort organized by Norfolk based ìOperation Smileî brought together surgeons, nurses and medical techs from all around the country. Prior read more

Physician Assistant from Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Joins Medical Relief Team Enroute to Haiti2018-12-17T09:11:50+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Expands, Six Local Surgeons Join Group

On January 1, 2010, Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists welcomed Drs. Sheldon L. Cohn, Erin A. Jerlin, Eric S. Neff, Robert S. Neff, Lawrence M. Shall and Paul D. Warren to the group. The expansion brings together the surgeons of Orthopaedic Associates of Virginia, LTD and Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, as well as read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Expands, Six Local Surgeons Join Group2018-12-17T09:11:51+00:00

J. Abbott Byrd, III, M.D. appointed to the Board of Directors of the Scoliosis Research Society

J. Abbott Byrd, III, M.D., a spinal surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Scoliosis Research Society for 2010. Since completing his Spine Surgery fellowship at the prestigious Twin Cities Scoliosis Center in Minneapolis, Dr. Byrd has dedicated over 21 years of read more

J. Abbott Byrd, III, M.D. appointed to the Board of Directors of the Scoliosis Research Society2018-12-17T09:11:52+00:00

Mark A. Bewley, M.D. to take part in “Targeting Shoulder and Elbow Pain” seminar on Tuesday November 10, 2009

Dr. Mark A. Bewley, Joint Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, will be featured on Tuesday November 10, 2009 in Bon Secoursí ìTargeting Shoulder and Elbow Painî seminar. His presentation entitled "Rotator Cuff Tears & Current Techniques in Arthroscopic Repair" will conclude with a question and answer session. This orthopaedic seminiar read more

Mark A. Bewley, M.D. to take part in “Targeting Shoulder and Elbow Pain” seminar on Tuesday November 10, 20092018-12-17T09:11:53+00:00

Drs. J. Abbott Byrd, III and Chad R. Manke to take part in “Bones, Moans & Groans: Women and their Joints” panel discussion on Wednesday September 30, 2009

Drs. J. Abbott Byrd, III (Spine Surgeon) and Chad R. Manke (Hand/Upper Extremity Surgeon) with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, will be featured this coming Wednesday September 30, 2009 in Bon Secoursí ìBones, Moans and Groansî orthopaedic seminar series. This ìSpirit of Womenî program will answer participant questions on joints, bones, aches read more

Drs. J. Abbott Byrd, III and Chad R. Manke to take part in “Bones, Moans & Groans: Women and their Joints” panel discussion on Wednesday September 30, 20092018-12-17T09:11:54+00:00

Wilford K. Gibson, M.D. to take part in “Bones, Moans & Groans: Women and their Joints” panel discussion on Thursday September 24, 2009

Dr. Wilford K. Gibson, Joint Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, will be featured this coming Thursday September 24, 2009 in Bon Secoursí ìBones, Moans and Groansî orthopaedic seminar series. This ìSpirit of Womenî program will answer participant questions on joints, bones, aches & pains in a panel of experts format. read more

Wilford K. Gibson, M.D. to take part in “Bones, Moans & Groans: Women and their Joints” panel discussion on Thursday September 24, 20092018-12-17T09:11:55+00:00

Chad R. Manke, M.D., Hand Surgeon, authors chapter in recently published text on Arthritis and Arthroscopy

Dr. Chad R. Manke, Hand Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists recently had his chapter on "Arthroscopic Treatment of the Arthritic Elbow" published in the new text "Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Hand, Wrist and Elbow". Chapter 17 focuses in on minimally invasive techniques used to treat osteoarthritis of the elbow. It read more

Chad R. Manke, M.D., Hand Surgeon, authors chapter in recently published text on Arthritis and Arthroscopy2018-12-17T09:11:56+00:00

“Orthopaedics for the PCP: Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Hand, Foot, and Extremities” CME Conference to be held on Saturday October 10, 2009

On Saturday, October 10th, Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists and Eastern Virginia Medical School will co-host a Continuing Medical Education program entitled "Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician: Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Hand, Foot, and Extremities". The conference will be held at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Norfolk read more

“Orthopaedics for the PCP: Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Hand, Foot, and Extremities” CME Conference to be held on Saturday October 10, 20092018-12-17T09:11:56+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Commemorates 90th Anniversary

Hampton Roads orthopaedic group honors founder who pioneered specialty in Tidewater area 90 years ago This year marks the 90th Anniversary of the founding of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists. In 1919, Foy Vann, M.D. pioneered the specialty of orthopaedics in Hampton Roads by starting his medical practice in the Ghent section read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists Commemorates 90th Anniversary2018-12-17T09:11:57+00:00

June designated “National Scoliosis Awareness Month”

This year the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) has partnered with the National Scoliosis Foundation (NSF) in order to promote the 2nd annual National Scoliosis Awareness Month. Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that that appearing during adolescent growth and affecting about 2-3 percent of the population. It occurs read more

June designated “National Scoliosis Awareness Month”2018-12-17T09:11:58+00:00

Wilford K. Gibson, M.D., Sports Medicine Surgeon, gives tips on “Avoiding Sports Related Injuries this Summer” on Bon Secours’ “Medical Matters”

Wilford K. Gibson, M.D., a Sports Medicine Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists is being featured this month on Bon Secours "Medical Matters" radio segments. In these spots Dr. Gibson gives tips on how to prevent sports related injuries from occurring this summer, and treatment options available to those that are read more

Wilford K. Gibson, M.D., Sports Medicine Surgeon, gives tips on “Avoiding Sports Related Injuries this Summer” on Bon Secours’ “Medical Matters”2018-12-17T09:11:59+00:00

Spine/Hand Specialists’ from Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists scheduled to speak at 2009 Seaboard Medical Association Meeting

The 2009 Seaboard Medical Association Meeting's agenda will include presentations from two of Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists board certified orthopaedic surgeons. Dr. J. Abbott Byrd, III will give a talk on Friday, June 19th entitled "Low Back Pain-Who Needs Surgery?" and another on Saturday "The Why and When of Anterior read more

Spine/Hand Specialists’ from Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists scheduled to speak at 2009 Seaboard Medical Association Meeting2018-12-21T00:23:14+00:00

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists and Eastern Virginia Medical School hold 2nd “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician” CME Conference “Shoulders, Hips, and Knees” on October 18, 2008

On Saturday, October 18, 2008 over 50 primary care physicians from throughout the Hampton Roads area attended the 2nd ìOrthopaedics for the Primary Care Physicianî CME conference co-sponsored by Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists and Eastern Virginia Medical School. The Ω day morning program entitled ìShoulders, Hips, and Kneesî focused on the read more

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists and Eastern Virginia Medical School hold 2nd “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician” CME Conference “Shoulders, Hips, and Knees” on October 18, 20082018-12-20T20:38:13+00:00
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