Dr. Ronald Childs, MD
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Dr. Ronald Childs, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

OrthoVirginia Inc. 8501 Arlington Blvd Ste 400, Fairfax, VA 22031 Get Directions
(703) 810-5217

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Dr. Childs specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Fairfax, VA. He practices at 1 location.

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    • Disciplinary action in another state
    • Action Taken:Reprimand
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lupus
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • 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
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Virginia.

    • 2
      Sanctions

      Dr. Childs has received 2 sanctions

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (4/20/2015)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
      • Summary: Dr. Ronald Clayton Childs; License # MD025907E; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has his license disciplined by the proper licensing authority of another state. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine issued the physician a public reprimand.
      • State: Pennsylvania
      • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/24/2013)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
      • Summary: Childs, Ronald Clayton MD: License # 036084788: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has been disciplined by the State of Virginia: ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s Illinois license and may renew effective upon payment of fees, filing of forms and completion of continuing education.
      • State: Illinois
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      Board Actions

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      • Wrong-site surgery  (7/5/2013)
      • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Virginia
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • Wrong-site surgery  (2/13/2013)
      • Action Taken: Education
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Virginia
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Howard University College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Howard University Hospital

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Howard University Hospital

      Completed in 1985

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    Dr. Childs' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Childs' Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Childs

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients