Dr. Anthony Distasio, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 60
  
Dr. Distasio
Accepting new patients

SMOC - Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

150 Burnetts Way Suffolk, VA 23434

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(757) 547-5145

Dr. Anthony Distasio, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Suffolk, VA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Distasio has more experience with Shoulder/Upper Arm, Hip/Pelvic Bones, and Knee/Lower Limbs than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with medical facilities Sentara Albemarle Medical Center and Sentara Obici Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Distasio to book an appointment.


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Dr. Distasio accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Coventry Health Care of Virginia
Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MedHealthInsurance
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Optima Health
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Wells Fargo Insurance

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Practice Areas

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Broken Arm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio treats Broken Arm more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Distasio treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio treats Shoulder Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Distasio treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio performs Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Distasio performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Hip/Pelvic Bones

Hip surgery includes arthroscopy, fracture repair, resurfacing, and replacment to treat conditions affecting the hip, such as arthritis, dysplasia, and injuries.Compare with other Hip/Pelvic Bones specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio treats Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Distasio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Hip Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio treats Hip Fracture more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Distasio treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Distasio treats this condition more than 63% of their peers

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 57% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio treats Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Distasio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Knee Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio treats Knee Disorders more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Distasio treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distasio treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Distasio treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

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Dr. Distasio's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gallstones
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Torticollis
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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The BEST. Awesome doctor ! Easy to talk too and Dr. D will talk with about you condition and he explains very well. also, he is concern about the patient and make sure you are getting the best services. P. Myers
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About Me

Care Philosophy

"The benefits of smaller incisions, less pain and more rapid recovery are becoming increasingly clear."

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1994
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Naval Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Naval Med Center
Internship Hospital
1986
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1981
College Of Holy Cross, Worchester, Ma
Undergraduate School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine-Cum Laude, 1986
  • Upjohn Achievement Award, 1993
  • Navy Commendation Award, 1989
  • College of the Holy Cross-Cum Laude, 1981
  • Charles M Reinert Faculty Achievement Award, 1995

Media & Publications

  • Investigation of a Tuberculosis Outbreak in a Closed Environment of a U.S. Navy Ship, Military Medicine, 1987
  • Multiple Relaxing Skin Incisions in Orthopaedic Lower Extremity Trauma, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 1993
  • Treatment of Grade IIIB and Grade IIIC Open Tibial Fractures, Orthopaedic Clinics of North America, 1994
  • Comparative Analysis of Surgical Techniques for Repair of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures, Orthopaedic Transactions, 1993
  • Protected Early Motion Versus Cast Immobilization in Postoperative Management of Ankle Fractures, Contemporary Orthopaedics, 1994

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SMOC - Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Sentara Albemarle Medical Center

Elizabeth City, NC

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

Sentara Obici Hospital

Suffolk, VA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)