Dr. Lynnford Wilson Jr, MD

Dr. Lynnford Wilson Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
73 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lynnford Wilson Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Sterling, VA and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, and more.Read his story

Arthritis and Sports Orthopaedics

21475 Ridgetop Cir Ste 150

Sterling, VA 20166
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot Sprain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Sprain
more than 87% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Wilson 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.

Dr. Wilson Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wilson Jr "Dr. L. Sam Wilson, Jr., is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care to patients with foot and ankle problems. In addition to his work at Arthritis & Sports Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy, he was an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and served on the Orthopaedic teaching staff at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Wilson regularly gives lectures on foot and ankle problems."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wilson Jr "Dr. Wilson's initial approach is always conservative and preventative, emphasizing accommodative shoe wear and oral medical treatment with attention to associated general health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes and biomechanical foot and ankle problems."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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15  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.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Silas B Hays Army Community Hospital-Fort Ord
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tripler Army Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wilson Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Spine Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Wilson Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilson Jr to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wilson Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Wilson Jr Says:

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Patient Comments (3)

I had made an appt for a SECOND opinion I was told to make sure to have all my previous drs notes and ct scans with me. The first thing Dr Wilson says to me "HOW DARE YOU MAKE MY OTHER PATIENTS WAIT BY MAKING A MORNING APPT YOUR TYPE OF APPT SOULD BE LAST IN THE DAY!! I explained to the Doctor...more
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Doctor is dismissive & condescending. Acts like his patients are in military and should just do what he says because he says it. He failed to fully detail what to expect following surgery and omitted major recovery points (like the fact that he wanted me flat on my back for 6 weeks following foot...more
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Dr. Wilson is truly remarkable. He fixed a somewhat complicated leg/ankle injury for me and the result is perfect. At the time, he mentioned that some motions may be difficult after the surgery, but I have NO problems whatsoever. Dr. Wilson is terrific to deal with, he's straight forward, caring...more
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