Dr. F Gwathmey Jr, MD

Dr. F Gwathmey Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. F Gwathmey Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

400 Ray C Hunt Dr # 330

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 243-7778

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gwathmey Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Sprain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Gwathmey Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gwathmey Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

84  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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21  Procedures

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.

Education

  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gwathmey Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gwathmey Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gwathmey Jr's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gwathmey Jr to family and friends
16 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Gwathmey Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Gwathmey Performed a labrel tear surgery in feb 2017 now its feb 2018 and the pain is ten times worst than before the surgery. With no end in sight. Dr. Gwathmey wiped his hands clean of me because the surgery went bad. I recommend to anyone needing this surgery to look for someone else....more
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Several months have passed, and this doctor wasn't able to figure out why my leg is still swelling, and why I'm experiencing pain, weakness, and loss of mobility. Finally, a physical therapist, was able to determine that I'd developed chronic trigger points after the surgery. Now I'm having to pay...more
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Could not have had a better experience. Takes time to explain options. When I finally decided on surgery things went very smoothly. The best decision I've made in a long time. The pain is gone! Thanks Dr. Gwathmey!
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Rare, HUMBLE, board certified, orthopedic surgeon w/BEDSIDE MANNER. Skilled, direct, PERSONABLE, & well studied. Challenges patients 2 research him & their condition for best possible outcome. CARES ~ called to waylay concerns pre-op & PERSONALLY called post-op. Desires success ~ met my PT, Rodney,...more
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Dr. Gwathmey is a very nice physician. He's polite, listens patiently, and has always answered my questions thoroughly. He has a great bed side manner, and I love his sense of humor. I've had 10 or more appointments with Dr. Gwathmey, and he's always been consistently friendly, and spent at least...more
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