Dr. Justin Griffin, MD

Dr. Justin Griffin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Justin Griffin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Virginia Beach, VA and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

5716 Cleveland St Ste 200

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Contact Information

(757) 490-4802

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Runner's Knee
more than 74% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 48% of peers
Internal Derangement of Knee
more than 43% of peers

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Dr. Griffin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Griffin "Dr. Griffin, a native of Virginia Beach, is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing shoulder, knee and elbow surgery as well as other sports related injuries. His training includes advanced experience in the most modern, arthroscopic minimally invasive reconstructive technologies. After graduating first in his medical school class with Honors in Research, Dr. Griffin completed his residency at the University of Virginia. He was then selected to receive advanced specialized training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery completing the internationally acclaimed fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and following this fellowship spent additional time with surgeons at the Mayo Clinic. With over 50 publications/presentations and book chapters, academic medicine is a vital part of Dr. Griffin's practice as he remains at the forefront of research in arthroscopic shoulder techniques including rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic labral repair, shoulder stabilization, outcomes after shoulder replacement, knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, and articular cartilage repair. In addition, Dr. Griffin specializes in reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, including total shoulder replacement, resurfacing, revision shoulder surgery and reverse shoulder replacement. Prior to joining Jordan-Young, Dr. Griffin worked with the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls, DePaul University, University of Virginia and James Madison University athletes. Dr. Griffin takes pride in caring for each patient like a professional athlete, using the same meticulous approach to restore them to top-level performance in sports, work and day-to-day life. Dr. Griffin has lectured nationally and served as faculty at courses focused on shoulder surgery and sports medicine. This year his research will be presented at the American Shoulder and Elbow Society, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and International Cartilage Restoration Society. Dr. Griffin's practice utilizes a combination of approaches designed personally for each patient. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Griffin "Dr. Justin Griffin is dedicated to the treatment of all patients regardless of how minor or complex the problem. An advocate for education, research and patient care, Dr. Griffin is dedicated to helping his patients no matter if they are a professional athlete, weekend warrior or simply have a desire to get back to activities to remain healthy and active. Dr. Griffin's team approach is first to provide the highest level of clinical care to maximize outcome and recovery. In addition, he feels patient education is critical to facilitate shared decision making to achieving the best possible outcome. Finally, Dr. Griffin and his clinical and office staff strive to provide a warm, welcoming, and supportive patient experience."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Griffin does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Torn Cartilage
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29  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstruction
  • Osteotomy
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement

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.


  • James Madison University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Griffin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Griffin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Griffin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Griffin to family and friends
72 total reviews (63 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

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Dr. Griffin'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 (63)

I completely tore my pectoral tendon bench pressing in January . Dr. Griffin completed my surgery and I am fully recovered now and back in the gym. From day one when I met with Dr. Griffin and his staff they were very friendly, understanding and explained my options thoroughly. He and his staff...more
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Others had me very nervous. The experience was very good and I progressed every day. My therapist were very happy with his protocol. Very pleased.
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I had a Rotator Cuff and Bicept repair. I was very reluctant to have this done but after talking with Dr. Griffin who gave me options, we decided on the repair. This was done in March and it is now June, I have full range of motion with my arm with no pain. I'm so glad that I had this procedure....more
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My experience with Dr. Griffin and his staff has been nothing short of superb and extremely professional. He quickly diagnosed my shoulder problem, answered all my questions and gave me the options for surgery. With surgery he successfully repaired a massive retracted rotator cuff tear and biceps...more
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I have been treated for knee pain by Dr. Griffin over the past year leading to my knee surgery. Dr. Griffin has taken all measures to relieve my knee pain during the process. Ultimately he determined that I had meniscus tears and knee surgery would be required. The surgery went off without a hitch,...more
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