Dr. Keith W. Lawhorn, MD

Dr. Keith W. Lawhorn, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at OrthoVirginia

Meet Dr. Keith W. Lawhorn, MD

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

His specialties include sports medicine, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, trauma and fracture care, and total joint replacement.

Dr. Lawhorn at a Glance

  • Dr. Lawhorn is on the forefront of orthopedic innovation. He is the co-author of numerous articles on ACL reconstruction, and a renowned teacher and speaker of advanced sports medicine and surgical techniques with multiple international societies.
  • He previously served as a Lt. Colonel for the US Air Force, and as a team physician for Major League Lacrosse’s Washington Bayhawks.

For an orthopedic surgeon committed to your successful recovery, consider Dr. Lawhorn.

Dr. Lawhorn is a member of OrthoVirginia.

Directions to our primary location in

Fairfax, VA

How Dr. Keith W. Lawhorn, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Physician


  • BA, Chemistry, University of Virginia
  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine


  • ACL Tear
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Arthritis of the Knee
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Biceps Tendon Tear
  • Foot Fractures
  • Knee Injuries
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Osteochondral Defects/Lesions
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Wrist Fractures


  • ACL Surgery
  • Biceps Repair
  • Distal Radius Fracture Treatment
  • Knee Arthoscopy
  • Meniscal Transplant Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthoscopy
  • Shoulder Fracture Surgery
  • Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty
  • Shoulder Labral Repair
  • Total Shoulder Replacement

Accolades for Dr. Keith W. Lawhorn, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta
  • Head Team Physician for the Washington Bayhawks Professional Lacrosse Team 2007 & 2008
  • Team Physician for Freedom High School
  • Team Physician Oakton High School
  • Dr. Lawhorn was a faculty member for the course, Knee Dislocation and Multi-ligament Reconstruction, offered by the Mayo Clinic. This course was chosen out of over 300 CME educational activities as the "2014 Course of the Year" by the Mayo Clinic Education Department.
  • Dr. Keith Lawhorn has a study published in the August 2012 edition of The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery.
  • Dr. Lawhorn co-wrote Chapter 74: Hamstring Tendon Autograft for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine - Second Edition.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by: Washingtonian Magazine 2014, 2016
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by: Washington Consumers Checkbook Magazine: 2015
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by: Northern Virginia Magazine: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
  • Univ. of Virginia Echols Scholar
  • Courtland High School Valedictorian

Office Information for Dr. Keith W. Lawhorn, MD

3620 Joseph Siewick Drive
Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Primary Location:

3620 Joseph Siewick Drive
Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22031


Monday: 8:00 - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:00 - 4:30
Friday: 8:00 - 4:30

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurances Providers Accepted

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