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Dr. Stephen Pournaras | Dr. Christopher Silveri |
Dr. Dean Bennett | Dr. Ryan Miyamoto | Dr. Bradley Boyd

Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr., M.D., FAAOS

Dr. Stephen Pournaras is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who has been practicing in Fairfax, Virginia since 1986.

As a general orthopaedic surgeon, he specializes in the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. His subspecialties include numerous upper extremity problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis of the thumb, lacerations of tendons and nerves on the hand, fractures and dislocations of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, tennis elbow, rotator cuff tendonitis and tears.

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in:


  • Hand/wrist
  • Elbow
  • Shoulder
  • Sports injury
  • Trauma/accident
  • Arthritis



Dr. Pournaras is well versed in arthroscopy of the shoulder, including rotator cuff repair, wrist and elbow. He specializes in Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel release and thumb arthritis surgery.

Dr. Pournaras attended both undergraduate and medical school at the University of Virginia. He received his medical school diploma from the University of Virginia in 1980 and completed his internship and residency in Orthopedic surgery at George Washington University Hospital in 1985. He completed a year in Los Angeles, California as a Joseph Boyes Hand fellow specializing in surgery of the hand in 1986.

Dr. Pournaras is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He primarily practices at Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia where he has served as past chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic surgery.

Christopher Silveri, M.D.

Director of the INOVA Spine Institute at Fair Oaks Hospital

Dr. Christopher P Silveri is an Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical spinal surgeon who specializes in non-operative and operative treatment of spinal disorders. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He also serves as investigator for new osteobiologic bone graft advances in spinal surgery and has been asked to train surgeons nationwide in the FDA approved disc replacement technologies.

His practice accepts patients of all age groups. He treats neck, back, arm and leg pain, numbness, degenerative arthritis of the spine, disc problems, fractures and other spinal trauma, pinched nerves or other nerve injuries, deformity or curvature of the spine, infections, and cancer-related illness. Dr. Silveri offers scoliosis screening and treatment for both children and adults, and complex reconstructive care for those patients who have previously undergone surgery.

Dr. Silveri completed undergraduate studies at Georgetown University where he received cum laude honors. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1989 where he received the departmental award for excellence in orthopaedic surgery. He also completed a fellowship year specializing in neurosurgical spinal surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Silveri completed his formal orthopaedic surgical residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. He also completed a fellowship year in Reconstructive Spine and Scoliosis Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Silveri is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Georgetown University and a clinical instructor with George Washington University Medical Center’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a past Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital. Dr. Silveri is a member of the North American Spine Society, The Medical Society of Virginia, Fairfax County Medical Society, and is currently on staff at INOVA Fair Oaks and Fairfax Hospitals, and Columbia Reston Hospital.

Dean R. Bennett, M.D., FAAOS


Dr. Bennett is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeon and a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He specializes in lower extremity joint replacements with a special interest in the foot and ankle. He graduated with a BA in Chemistry and a BS in Biology from the University of California Irvine in 1974; getting his MD in Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh. His post graduate training with internship at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, completing his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Pittsburgh and a post graduate year at the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

Dr. Bennett has tailored his practice to include sports related injuries in children and adults, as well as, chronic ailments such as treatment of arthritis in the lower joints including hip, knee, ankle and foot with reconstruction and joint replacements. He has a special interest in arthroscopic knee and ankle repairs, ACL reconstructions, and foot deformities in both children and adults and ankle fusions.

Dr. Bennett is active at Fair Oaks Hospital being former Chairman of Orthopaedics and currently serving on the Credentials committee. Additionally he has been the team physician for Centreville High School since 1990. He has resided in Northern Virginia since 1984, with his family and when not practicing medicine he is active in sport and serving as coach for his daughter's sports teams.


  • BS, University of California, Irvine, California
  • BA, University of California, Irvine, California
  • MD University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


  • General Surgery, Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

Board Certified

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society
  • Medical Society of Northern Virginia

Special Interests

  • Ankle and foot
  • Lower extremity reconstruction and joint replacement for hip, knee and ankle
  • Sports medicine
  • Pediatric through Adult care

Ryan G. Miyamoto, M.D., FAAOS

Dr. Ryan G. Miyamoto is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of athletic injuries and performs arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, and hip. He has a special interest in joint preservation of the active patient. His practice includes patients of all ages and encompasses treatment of fractures, sports injuries, and arthritis of the shoulder, hip and knee. His subspecialty covers numerous sports injuries such as rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, ACL injuries, meniscus and cartilage damage in the knee, as well as labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement in the hip. Dr. Miyamoto performs arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip and is also certified in collagen meniscal implant surgery.

A native of suburban Maryland, Dr. Miyamoto graduated from Princeton University where he was a member of the 1995 Ivy League Champion football team. He then attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he obtained his medical degree followed by residency at New York University-Hospital for Joint Diseases. During residency, Dr. Miyamoto completed specialized training in orthopaedic trauma surgery at the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland, one of the busiest and most respected trauma centers in the country.

After residency, Dr. Miyamoto went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the prestigious Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado. During his fellowship, he participated in the orthopaedic care of many professional athletes including members of the US Ski and Snowboard Teams.

Dr. Miyamoto has published numerous articles in the predominant orthopaedic journals including the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Journal of Orthopaedics. Additionally, he has co-authored several book chapters including the arthroscopic treatment of cartilage injuries in the hip as well as ACL injuries in the mature athlete. See Dr. Miyamoto's press release on knee ligament injuries on the AAOS website.

Dr. Miyamoto is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy.

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Bradley L. Boyd, D.O.

Dr. Boyd is a board certified surgeon who has completed a fellowship in joint replacement surgery at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedic surgery. He specializes in joint replacement and joint preservation surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder. He has a special interest in performing minimally invasive and muscle sparing joint replacement surgery. He has a focus in muscle sparing anterior hip replacement surgery to minimize injury to the non-diseased portion of the hip joint. He is adept at these advanced techniques to give his patients a quicker recovery and faster return to an active lifestyle. He has extensive training in treating all forms of joint arthritis and avascular necrosis.

Dr. Boyd has a special interest in utilizing technology to perform robotic hip and knee replacement surgery. He also performs computer navigated and patient specific joint replacement surgery. He utilizes all these techniques to provide for the most accurate placement of implants, to obtain the best results, and to increase the longevity of the joint replacements.

Dr. Boyd knows that any musculoskeletal condition can affect all other parts of a person's life. He truly believes in treating the whole person in order to provide for the upmost improvement in quality of life. His aim is to return all of his patients to the active lifestyle that they had before their musculoskeletal condition in order to fulfill their physical and emotional needs. He also performs general orthopaedic surgery on a wide range of musculoskeletal problems and traumatic injuries including fracture treatment in all age groups.

Dr. Boyd completed his undergraduate training at James Madison where he studied in sports medicine and exercise physiology. He completed medical school at Midwestern University in Chicago. He then completed residency in orthopaedic surgery in York, Pennsylvania. After residency he gained advanced training in joint replacement surgery completing his fellowship in Baltimore, Maryland. He lives in Vienna, Virginia with his wife, two sons, and their golden retriever. He enjoys running on W&OD trail and teaching his sons the finer points of soccer and baseball.