Fellowship Trained in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Based in Northern Virginia, Dr. Sameer Nagda, is a Sports Medicine and shoulder specialist at the Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic. He evaluates and surgically treats problems of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. He is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is a member of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He is the only member of this elite group of approximately 350 shoulder and elbow surgeons worldwide to practice in Northern Virginia. In addition to his clinical practice, he is a team physician for the United States Women's National Soccer Team and travelled with the team to the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. He is also the team physician for the Potomac Nationals Minor League Baseball Team and has also been a team physician for the Washington Nationals Baseball Team, He is a founding member of the Mid-Atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.
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Areas of Practice
shoulder, elbow & knee injuries
Dr. Nagda evaluates orthopaedic problems and injuries to the shoulder, elbow, and knee. He treats both common problems and complex cases referred by other surgeons. From simple meniscal repairs and tennis elbow to complex elbow stiffness and revision ACL surgery, Dr. Nagda takes an individualized approach to each patient's care.
Dr. Nagda and his shoulder team perform over 100 shoulder replacements annually. He performs both regular anatomic shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacements. He takes pride in implementing the latest technology and cutting edge pain management techniques to make the recover as easy as possible.
rotator cuff injuries
Rotator cuff injuries are very common. Dr. Nagda performs hundreds of rotator cuff repairs annually and takes an individualized approach to each patients cuff from the initial consult ,through the rehab, and back to all their activities. He performs the latest arthroscopic techniques and utilizes a very structured rehab protocol after surgery.
Dr. Nagda has special interest in the management of shoulder instability and labral tears. He has perfected his own technique for arthroscopic labral repairs and also tackles difficult revision cases with recurrent instability.
overhead athlete injuries
Dr. Nagda has special interest in injuries to the overhead athlete. This includes, baseball, softball, tennis, swimming, volleyball and other sports. The unique aspects of managing injuries to the overhead athlete is something Dr. Nagda has world-class training and expertise in.
Dr. Nagda treats many patients annually with ACL injuries. He performs both ACL repairs and reconstructions using all types of grafts. He often uses the "All-Inside" technique for ACL reconstruction that minimizes the amount of bone that must be drilled to insert the new ACL.
I feel that patient care should involve a team approach that focuses on the patient. I encourage patients to be advocates for themselves and family members and encourage them to ask as many questions as needed. Communication between each patient and me is the foundation upon which a great relationship is formed. I try my best to make patients feel at ease when coming to see me. As we move through the process of the initial visit through the course of treatment, excellent communication continues to be a vital aspect of care.
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