Dr. G Raymond Payne III, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Dr. G Raymond Payne III, MD

Dr. G Raymond Payne III, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Virginia Beach, VA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Payne III is affiliated with Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital and Sentara Leigh Hospital.

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Dr. Payne III's Care Philosophy

Dr. Payne's expertise is in the prevention and treatment of joint disorders including sports medicine and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical techniques. He also specializes in total joint replacement of the knee, hip, and shoulder. He has a unique interest in minimally invasive muscle sparing approaches to the knee and hip. He performs the Quadriceps sparing approach to the knee and the popular ?Jiffy Hip? using a muscle sparing direct anterior approach to the hip.

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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
Virginia Beach, Va |
Dr. Payne has no beside manner at all. He doesn't even knock on the door to come in. He has this nonchalant attitude. He would never give me a real diagnosis of what I had. He just kept beating around the bush. I felt like he just wanted me to jeep coming back. Please don't ever receive a cortisone injection from him...... my gosh. That thing sent fire sensations to my shoulder which made the pain worse.
in Virginia Beach, VA |
It was great
Virginia Beach, VA |
I saw Dr. Payne for a painful and swollen knee which hindered walking. I found him to be curt, disinterested and after a cursory look at X-ray, determined a steroid injection would solve the problem. No explanation as to what was wrong. I was out of his office in less than 8 minutes hobbling to the parking lot. A visit to another doctor for a 2nd opinion 3 days later identified a torn meniscus. Dr. Payne didn't take the time nor interest in formulating the correct diagnosis.
in Virginia Beach, VA |
The Doctor was good, his staff...not so much. Went in with severe knee pain. The Doctor took the time to show me some knee MRI's and what my problem likely was. He sent me for an MRI and it was discovered I had a torn meniscus. Cortisone shot, Mobic and I was out the door. The front desk staff is rude and the get to you when the get to you. Nurse was indifferent. I overheard one nurse getting annoyed with a man in a office issued wheelchair. She said "Can't you just walk this far please?
in Virginia Beach, VA |
Absolutely no beside manner. Unwilling to address the reason I was sent in the first place. His decision was made before he had even met me. Would have appreciated his at least shaking hands upon his exiting the exam room or at least have said nice to meet you. Just told me his surgery day and had an assistant give me a knee surgery booklet as he walked down the hall to another exam room.
in Virginia Beach, VA |
Dr. Payne was pleasant but never really conducted a thorough exam of my knee and never looked at my other knee for comparison. He was great about conducting x-rays and ordering an MRI early on. After 16 weeks and at my third visit he said my x-rays were fine and he did not need to see me again. this was despite the fact that my knee was swollen and I was struggling to walk on it. I would not recommend him as a ortho doctor or surgeon. The office staff was very nice and facilities were great.
in Norfolk, VA |
Ray was clearly the worst Doctor I have ever had the displeasure of seeing. Beyond a complete misdiagnosis, lack of urgency and total disregard for the referral doctor's X-ray and recommendations Ray was rude, dismissive and disrespectful. At his hand due to a lack of being responsive I became unable to walk and receive a timely diagnosis resulting in paralysis. I have steered all of my friends and associates away from Ray.
in Virginia Beach, VA |
He's not a man of many words but he's compassionate and caring. I'm glad we found him.
in Va. Beach, VA |
Dr. Payne misdiagnosed me for over a year of visits. The orthopedist I went to after him diagnosed me correctly within the first five minutes.
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Dr. Payne III's Care Philosophy

Dr. Payne's expertise is in the prevention and treatment of joint disorders including sports medicine and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical techniques. He also specializes in total joint replacement of the knee, hip, and shoulder. He has a unique interest in minimally invasive muscle sparing approaches to the knee and hip. He performs the Quadriceps sparing approach to the knee and the popular ?Jiffy Hip? using a muscle sparing direct anterior approach to the hip.

Dr. Payne III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) 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
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger


  • Medical School
    University Of Virginia

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Rothman Institute
    Thomas Jefferson University

    Completed in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate