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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Dr. Wellborn has 1 malpractice claim
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Graduated in 1993
Completed in 1994
Completed in 1998
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Virginia Hospital Center, Vice Chief of Orthopedic Surgery
Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.
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Dr. Wellborn completed his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he lettered all four years as a distance swimmer. He obtained his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He completed his residency at George Washington University in Washington, DC where he was Chief Resident. After nearly 10 years in practice in Santa Barbara, California, he returned to the DC area in 2007.
Dr. Wellborn specializes in joint reconstruction and preservation of the ankle, hip, knee, and shoulder. He is trained on the modern techniques of minimally invasive, gender specific and computer-assisted surgery. He has wide experience in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine and treatment of traumatic injuries.
Dr. Wellborn enjoys treating all age groups including pediatric and adolescent patients. He is dedicated to serving the community and has been the team physician for Lake Braddock High School athletic teams since 2008. Dr. Wellborn has been recognized by his peers as one of the areas "Top Doctors" for several years in Northern Virginia Magazine and has been recognized as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors by Patients' Choice.
Dr. Wellborn is committed to educating his patients so that they can be active participants in their treatment regimes.
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