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Dr. Ronald C Childs, MD, FAAOS, FACS

Orthopedist

4/5(27)
8501 Arlington Boulevard Suite 400 Fairfax VA, 22031
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Ronald Childs is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Fairfax, VA. Dr. Childs specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Childs tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.

Education and Training

Howard Univ Coll of Med, Washington Dc 1983

Board Certification

Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Fellowships

  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • North American Spine Society, the Old Dominion Medical Society, the Fairfax Medical Society, and the Society of Lateral Access Surgeons

Dr. Ronald C Childs, MD, FAAOS, FACS's Practice location

OrthoVirginia - Fairfax

8501 Arlington Boulevard Suite 400 -
Fairfax, VA 22031
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8180 gREENSBORO dR STE 300 -
McLean, VA 22102
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New patients: 703-810-5217
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OrthoVirginia

9416 Brian Jac Ln -
Great Falls, VA 22066
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Dr. Ronald C Childs, MD, FAAOS, FACS has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 27 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Orthopedist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Spine Surgeon Dr. Ronald C. Childs, who serves patients throughout the State of Virginia.

Dr. Childs was the first spine surgeon at OrthoVirginia where he has been practicing since 1994, treating patients at the offices in Fair Oaks & McLean-Tysons. He is also the Chief of the Orthopedics Spine Section at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Medical Co-Director of the Inova Spine Institute at Inova Fairfax Hospital, and Chairman of Spine and Osteobiologics Committee, which has system-wide control of the products allowed into the Inova Health System for spine surgery. He has also been appointed Chairman of the State’s Region II of the Workers’ Compensation Peer Review Board.

With more than 130 orthopedic specialists in over 30 locations in Lynchburg, Northern Virginia, Richmond, Southwest Virginia, and Hampton Roads, OrthoVirginia is the state’s largest provider of orthopedic medicine and therapy. Their integrated offices include on-site therapy, surgery centers, and advanced imagery.

After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University in 1979, he attended Howard University College of Medicine and graduated in 1983. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery in 1989 at Howard University Hospital and then went on active duty in the United States Army where he served three years including a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm. He also completed a spine surgery fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Childs is board certified and was re-certified in 2001 and 2011, by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is also an active member of the North American Spine Society, the Old Dominion Medical Society, the Fairfax Medical Society, and the Society of Lateral Access Surgeons.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

Dr. Childs has particular interest and expertise in minimally invasive spinal surgery and has several patents pending in that area. He was voted Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine (2015, 2020) & Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021).

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