Dr. Felasfa Wodajo, MD

Dr. Felasfa Wodajo, MD

Orthopedic Oncology Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Felasfa Wodajo, MD is an orthopedic oncology surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Ca in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic oncology surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, and more.Read his story

8503 Arlington Blvd Ste 400

Fairfax, VA 22031

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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more than 91% of peers
more than 68% of peers
more than 63% of peers

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Dr. Wodajo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wodajo "Dr. Felasfa M. Wodajo graduated Cum Laude from Princeton University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then went on to earn his medical degree from University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Wodajo has completed an internship in General Surgery at George Washington University and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Howard University Hospital. His fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology was completed at the Washington Cancer Institute at Washington Hospital Center. Board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Wodajo has dedicated his career to Musculoskeletal Oncology. Most recently, he served as the Medical Director of Musculoskeletal Oncology at Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington before returning to INOVA Fairfax Hospital. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Dr. Wodajo has dedicated himself to teaching others. He has acted as a mentor in the Zimmer Minority Summer Intern Program, which promotes diversity and multiculturalism in the field of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Wodajo has also held teaching positions at Virginia Commonwealth, Georgetown and Howard Universities, and has been a consultant for the National Cancer Institute. He continues to serve as the Course Director for the Washington Orthopedic Pathology Review, a program focused on educating Orthopedic residents in Musculoskeletal Pathology. Throughout his career, Dr. Wodajo has received numerous honors, including the Alvin H. Crawford Mentorship award, an annual recognition given to an Orthopedic Surgeon who has excelled in educating others. He has also been consistently named as a Top Doctor in both the Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazine. Dr. Wodajo is a published author, and he serves as Oncology Editor for Orthopedic Clinics of North America, a quarterly journal. He is an accomplished leader for various medical committees and currently holds memberships in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Association, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, and the Connective Tissue Oncology Society. Dr. Wodajo is married with two children. In addition to delighting in watching his two daughters grow up, Dr. Wodajo enjoys bicycling and listening to jazz. For more information on musculoskeletal tumor surgery and sarcoma treatment, visit Dr. Wodajo's website at http://www.sarcoma.md."


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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

30  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tumor Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Geo Washington University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • howard university hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wodajo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wodajo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wodajo to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wodajo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Wodajo is Definitely a doctor that makes you feel as if you are a number, not a person or a patient. I would never return to Dr Wodajo or let anyone I know see him. He has NO compassion. I am a competitive runner, and before even introducing himself, or getting my name, he was cutting my foot off-...more
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My experiance with dr wodajo has been great. He has done 3 surgeries on me, and he has done a great job on all three. He is very nice and is very good at explaining things. I could not have asked for a better expieriance
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Dr. Wodajo treated my family member with absolute disrespect and poor bedside manner. When describing the results to my other family members who were in the waiting room, he left early because of a personal phone call and failed to ever follow up. Before leaving, he failed to share important...more
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