Dr. Paul Mecherikunnel, MD

Dr. Paul Mecherikunnel, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul Mecherikunnel, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Sterling, VA. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

Internal Medicine Center

107 E Holly Ave Ste 3

Sterling, VA 20164
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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 87% of peers
Limb Pain
more than 87% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Mecherikunnel'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger


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13  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist 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.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • John Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • John Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mecherikunnel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mecherikunnel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mecherikunnel to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mecherikunnel'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

Patient Comments (1)

This review comes years after the fact. As such details such as how staff acted, wait times etc. are mostly forgotten to me. What I can write about is what matters the most, the results of the actual hand surgery I saw the doctor for. My finger was fractured in 8 places and there was a real risk...more
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