“First and foremost, we provide our patients with the type of medical care that we would want for our family members and loved ones. We believe that truly caring about patients is the most important ingredient in medicine.”
Dr. Brad Carofino is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder, elbow and hand injuries. He has completed advanced fellowship training in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery at The University of Washington and a Hand Surgery Fellowship at The Mayo Clinic. Dr. Carofino is one of a few fellowship trained shoulder surgeons in the state of Virginia.
Dr. Carofino has extensive experience in shoulder replacement surgery and arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs. He performs approximately 100 shoulder replacements annually, which places him in the top 5% of orthopaedic surgeons. Because of this experience Dr. Carofino is involved in teaching shoulder replacement to other surgeons nationally through the DJO Customized Advanced Surgeon Education Program. Dr. Carofino is also working with implant manufacturers to develop new minimally invasive shoulder replacement techniques.
Dr. Carofino also cares for athletes with shoulder and upper extremity injuries. He is a team physician for the Norfolk Tides (triple A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles) and a consultant for the Norfolk State Athletic Department.
Dr. Carofino sees patients in the Virginia Beach and Chesapeake offices. He also volunteers his time to see uninsured patients at the Chesapeake Care Clinic, because he believes the needs of the patient should always come first.
Outside of work, Dr. Carofino enjoys spending time with his wife Katy and their three young children. He is a passionate but terrible golfer, and also likes to surf, jog and coach youth sports.
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: Sentara Leigh Hosital, Sentara Princess Anne Ambulatory Surgery Center, Virginia Beach Ambulatory Surgery Center and Princess Anne Ambulatory Surgery Center
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons