Dr. Paul Switaj, MD

Dr. Paul Switaj, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  |  
Male  |  
33 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul Switaj, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Reston, VA. He graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story


1850 Town Center Pkwy Ste 400

Reston, VA 20190
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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

Achilles Tendinitis
more than 32% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
more than 30% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
more than 30% of peers

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Dr. Switaj's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Switaj "Dr. Switaj is an orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in complex foot and ankle reconstructive procedures."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Switaj "Dr. Switaj is dedicated to providing personal, state-of-the-art care specifically for the foot and ankle. He utilizes a wide range of both non-operative and operative treatments in order to improve his patients function and quality of life."


  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Switaj does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated



  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Charcot Reconstruction
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Hindfoot Fusion
  • Surgery, Trauma

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.


  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Switaj has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Switaj has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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StoneSprings Hospital Center

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

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Switaj is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Switaj's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Switaj to family and friends
based on 3 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Switaj's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Vienna
We were impressed with Dr. Switaj's excellent care. He recommended testing not previously done - which revealed information necessary for the successful treatment of my daughter's injury. Dr. Switaj was able to explain the treatment options and give us all the information we needed to make an...more
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This was my second (hopefully last) ankle surgery. My first surgeon was very underwhelming. Dr. Switaj is fantastic. He is super thorough in explaining both the condition and options for a solution. He provided a prep packet for surgery that was comprehensive and helpful, answering many of my...more
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in sterling, va
I would plan to see Dr. Switaj in the future, if needed. He is very considerate, explains the diagnosis clearly and is proactive.
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