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Robert M. Dombrowski, MD, F.A.A.O.S.Orthopedic Surgeon Sports Medicine & Joint Replacement

Robert M. Dombrowski, MD, F.A.A.O.S


Dr. Dombrowski is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with special interests in sports medicine and joint replacements. He practices orthopedics in Northern Virginia and has more than 18 years of experience covering numerous sports teams. He has served as past Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics, Chairman of the Joint Replacement Committee and has been on the Operating Room Committee for more than 15 years at INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital. He has special interests in arthroscopic procedures for shoulders, knees and hips including ACL reconstruction, shoulder rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability repair and hip arthroscopy. He also has speciale interest in joint replacements of the hip, knee and shoulder. He performs minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, with traditional and direct anterior approaches to the hip. He uses computer navigation for his knee replacements as well as robotic partial replacements. He performs both traditional and reverse shoulder replacements.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Knee and Hip
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Instability Repair
  • Joint Replacement of the Shoulder, Knee and Hip
  • Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Surgery


  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement

Medical Degree

  • Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland OH


  • Georgetown University Medical Center; Washington, DC


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Licenses: Virginia, Maryland

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopedics
  • Virginia Orthopedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • INOVA Fairfax Hospital
  • INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital

Affiliated Surgery Centers

  • INOVA Northern Virginia Surgery Center
  • Surgery Specialty Center of The Midatlantic
Hospital / Academic Affiliations
    • Novant Health Uva Health System
    • Inova health System
    • Fairfax Surgical Center
    • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
    • Reston Hospital Center
    • Advanced Surgery Center of Bethesda LLC
    • Reston Surgery Center
    • Prince William Surgery Center
    • Surgical speciality center of MID-Atlantic