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About Dr. Elaine Ahillen

Dr. Elaine Ahillen is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care to patients with disorders of the hand and upper extremity with non-operative and surgical treatments.

After attending the University of Kansas for her undergraduate education, Dr. Ahillen received her M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at the George Washington University Hospital. Subsequently, she received fellowship training in hand surgery at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery and fellowship training in sports medicine at TRIA Orthopaedic Center.

Dr. Ahillen is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care for her patients with advanced techniques. Her expertise includes minimally invasive and arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, hand, wrist, and elbow as well as reconstructive surgery for traumatic and arthritic conditions of the hand and upper extremity.

Dr. Ahillen is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), as well as the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Dr. Ahillen is an active community volunteer, and has a particular passion for Therapeutic Horse Riding.

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Arthritis & Sports – Sterling

  • 21475 Ridgetop Circle, Suite 150, Sterling, VA 20166

  • Phone: 703.444.5000

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Here's What Our Patients Say About Dr. Ahillen

My hand consultation with Dr. Ahillen was very good. She explained the issue of osteoarthritis and the steps ahead with options along the way. She is quick, personable, and instills confidence. Very glad I saw her.

Bruce J.

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Excellent doctor. She is very sweet, caring, and knowledgeable. I highly recommend her.  She is very thorough with her treatment. She gave me lots of suggestions.

Bashir R.

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Dr Ahillen was fantastically thorough and patient. She was professional, did not rush anything, and constantly asked if I had any questions regarding the information/diagnosis she was providing. Loved her

Maria T.

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