Dr. Peyton and Dr. Griffith Named 2018 "Top Doctors"
Arthritis & Sports proudly recognizes and congratulates two of our physicians who received "Top Doctors" honors In Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Doctors of 2017 issue (February, 2017) - Dr. Randall Peyton and Dr. Matthew Griffith!
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.
Top Doctors are chosen based on peer nominations, as well as evaluation by a panel of head doctors from local hospitals in the Northern Virginia area. This prestigious award is given to those physicians with the highest ratings based on peer and patient reviews, internal hospital evaluations, and overall quality of care.
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.
Dr. Peyton is proud to support the continued training of other orthopaedic surgeons, as well as the training of future orthopaedic surgeons. In addition to leading the Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee fellowship at Arthritis & Sports, Dr. Peyton is regularly featured as a guest speaker during instructional courses held across the US (view here). These courses address relevant concepts and techniques for hip replacement and ACL repair surgeries that comprise the foundation for the development of new and more complex surgical skills, and are regularly attended by surgeons from around the world. Over the past four years, Dr. Peyton has presented on anterior hip replacements during nearly 20 courses held throughout the United States, including Advanced Courses in Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Miami, and Master's Courses in Chicago.
Dr. 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 therapies 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.