Dr. Gordon L. Avery, MD

Dr. Gordon L. Avery, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at OrthoVirginia

Meet Dr. Gordon L. Avery, MD

Dr. Avery is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with OrthoVirginia.

With over a quarter century of experience practicing orthopedics, Dr. Avery brings a deep expertise in sports medicine, minimally invasive total knee and hip replacement, and ACL reconstruction. His passion is in helping patients return to the activities they enjoy.

Dr. Avery at a Glance

  • Dr. Avery was voted a “Top Doctor” by Northern Virginia Magazine (2014).
  • He was a team physician for the NFL’s Washington Redskins from 1995 to 2000.

Dr. Avery is dedicated to expertly resolving your painful orthopedic condition.

Dr. Avery is a member of OrthoVirginia.

Directions to our primary location in

Arlington, VA

How Dr. Gordon L. Avery, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • ACL Tear
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Degenerative Conditions of the Hand
  • Degenerative Conditions of the Upper Extremities
  • Dislocations
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries and Disorders
  • Fractures
  • Hand & Wrist Pain
  • Hip Injuries
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Muscle/Nerve Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trauma
  • Work Injuries


  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Injections
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Bracing
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Finger & Elbow & Wrist Reconstruction
  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Intraarticular Trigger Point Injections
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Operative Management of Sports Injuries
  • Pain Management
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma Care
  • Wrist Surgery

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Gordon L. Avery, MD

  • "I've been using this doctor for awhile. He's highly competent. He is no nonsense. He's just a good man. He's honest and straightforward."
    — Paul, Alexandria Angie's List Review
  • "Just had shoulder surgery last week. Dr. Avery is great and my entire experience was positive. There's a reason OrthoVirginia is the team orthopedic surgeons for the Washington Redskins. The office is busy but it's because these are the top doctors in the area."
    — Yelp Review

Accolades for Dr. Gordon L. Avery, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL

Professional Affiliations

  • Team physician for the Washington Redskins: 1995-2000

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Selected as one of the Best Doctors in America, 2008, by Harvard University School of Medicine.
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by: Northern Virginia Magazine 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine 2007
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by: Washingtonian Magazine 2005, 2008, 2010 & 2014
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by Virginia Living Magazine: 2017

Office Information for Dr. Gordon L. Avery, MD

1635 N. George Mason Drive
Suite 310
Arlington, VA 22205
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Primary Location:

1635 N. George Mason Drive
Suite 310
Arlington, VA 22205


Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Providers Accepted

Additional Locations

Tysons Corner
8320 Old Courthouse Road
Suite 100
Vienna, VA 22182
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Profile last updated: August 29, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.