Orthopaedics & Trauma
General Orthopaedics & Trauma Care From a Trusted Team of Caring Professionals
You put your bones, joints, muscles and connective tissue through a lot every day. It’s just part of living. Sometimes, a condition or injury can occur. The Potomac Valley Orthopaedic Associates’ team of caring specialists provides orthopaedic care for the entire spectrum of bone, joint, muscle and connective tissue injuries and disorders – for adults as well as youth.
Experienced and Skilled Experts
Our specialists are leaders in their areas of expertise. Several of our surgeons received advanced fellowship training at the nation’s leading institutions, and we are committed to staying on the forefront of orthopaedic care, using the most advanced, proven techniques and technologies to take care of your issue.
Personalized, Comprehensive, Prompt Care
Our team is dedicated to finding a treatment solution right for you. We will conduct a thorough medical examination and use various state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to make sure we identify the problem and its cause so we can develop the treatment strategy for your needs and goals.
Whenever possible, we use non-surgical treatment options before considering surgery.
Non-surgical Treatment Options
- Physical Therapy and Exercise
- Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
- Corticosteroids (injections and medicine)
- Bracing or Slings
- Lifestyle Modification
If surgery is needed, we take the least invasive, most effective, safest approach possible.
Injuries and Conditions
We specialize in all general orthopaedic and trauma issues, including:
- Strains and Sprains
- Tendonitis, Bursitis and Soft Tissue Pain
- Fractures and trauma
- Auto-accident injuries
Orthopaedics & Trauma Specialists
Ricardo L. Cook, M.D.Columbia, Germantown, Olney
Ira D. Gelb, M.D.Columbia
Sheldon R. Mandel, M.D.Germantown, Olney, Silver Spring
Charles F. Mess, Jr., M.D.Columbia, Germantown, Olney
Douglas M. Murphy, M.D.Columbia, Germantown, Olney
Alan Nagel, M.D.Germantown
Denis O'Brien, M.D.Olney, Silver Spring
Navinder S. Sethi, M.D.Columbia, Olney
Daniel C.H. Tang, M.D.Columbia
George L. Yeh, M.D.Columbia, Germantown, Olney, Silver Spring