Providers Named "Top Orthopaedic Specialists"


Arthritis & Sports proudly recognizes and congratulates two of our physicians, Dr. Randall Peyton and Dr. Matthew Griffith, who were named as two of the "Top Orthopaedic Specialists" in the nation by Castle Connolly!

Castle Connolly is the publisher of America’s Top Doctors, and is the source of Top Doctors features in numerous publications. Physicians included in Castle Connolly’s guides and on its website have been selected based on extensive surveys of physicians nationwide and undergo a thorough review of credentials by Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team. Both Dr. Randall Peyton and Dr. Matthew Griffith were awarded this honor for their superior skills and knowledge as it pertains to orthopaedic surgery.

Arthritis & Sports is proud of its continuous quality and outstanding achievements. The doctors selected are representative of the quality care that all of our clinicians provide, as each and every one of our doctors is dedicated to consistently providing quality care for every patient that visits us. Every day, our physicians are dedicated to achieve clinical excellence to provide top quality care for our community.

About Dr. Randall Peyton


Dr. Randall S. Peyton has been practicing orthopaedics in the Northern Virginia area since 1995. Dedicated to delivering quality care, Dr. Peyton is President and CEO of Arthritis & Sports, which he founded in January 1998. Dr. Peyton is an orthopaedic total joint surgeon, focused on the treatment of arthritis, sports injuries and musculoskeletal problems of the hip, knee and shoulder.


A native of Roanoke, Virginia, Dr. Peyton’s medical career began at the Medical College of Virginia where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree. He then served his residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he later acted as Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his fellowship training in adult reconstruction and total joint replacement surgery at the prestigious Rothman Institute of the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Dr. Peyton has performed thousands of knee and hip replacements.


In addition to his work at Arthritis & Sports Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy, Dr. Peyton is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgeons (AAOS) and belongs to several professional organizations including the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). As the most common cause of disability in the U.S., Dr. Peyton passionately believes in fighting arthritis and finding a cure. For six years, Arthritis & Sports Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy has proudly sponsored The Loudoun County Arthritis Walk. Dr. Peyton has been a Medical Ambassador for over six years and was named Medical Honorary Chair in 2009. He also teaches other orthopaedic surgeons from around the world his approaches to hip replacements and ACL repairs. In 2016, he presented his approach on anterior hip replacements throughout the United States to numerous surgeons, including a Master's Course in Chicago.

About Dr. Matthew Griffith


Dr. Matthew Griffith is dedicated to providing state of the art care to patients with sports injuries and athletic, traumatic and degenerative disorders. His expertise includes minimally invasive and arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow and knee as well as reconstructive surgery including total shoulder and reverse shoulder replacements. He is one of the few in the world to remove bakers cysts through the arthroscope, and also performs regenerative procedures like PRP injections.


Dr. Griffith attended Duke University for his undergraduate education and received his M.D. from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery (Cornell University) in New York City. Subsequently, he received fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University) where he served as an assistant team physician for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins.


In addition to his work at Arthritis & Sports, Dr. Griffith is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Griffith is dedicated to caring for athletes in the area and is currently team physician for the Potomac Falls Panthers and Park View Patriots high school football teams.

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