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About Wardell Orthopaedics, P.C.

Welcome to Wardell Orthopaedics, P.C.. We are pleased you have chosen us to help you recover from an injury or musculoskeletal problem, and to reduce pain and disability. Please be assured our medical providers and staff are here to care for you.

Our goal is to provide the highest quality musculoskeletal care to you and your family and to ensure you have the best experience possible receiving our services. We strive to treat every patient as members of our own family.

Our practice offers two orthopaedic surgeons, Arthur W. Wardell, M.D. and David H. Hoang, D.O.

Wardell Orthopaedics, P.C.

Arthur W. Wardell was born in 1951 in New York.  He graduated from Cornell University in 1971 with an A.B. degree, majoring in mathematics.  He studied at Cornell University Medical College from 1971 to 1975, receiving an M.D. degree in 1975.  From 1975 to 1977 he trained as an intern and resident in the Department of General Surgery at the University of Michigan.  From 1977 to 1979 he served as a resident in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Rochester.  In his last year there he was appointed Chief Resident of Orthopaedic Surgery.  When that year ended in July of 1980 he came to Tidewater and worked at Portsmouth Orthopaedic Associates until July of 2004.  Between 1996 and 2003 he acted as Chief Executive Officer of this group.

He has been Chairman of the Surgical Authorities and has been the President of the medical staff at Portsmouth General Hospital.  He was the founding director of the Rehabilitation Unit of Portsmouth General Hospital, the first accredited acute rehabilitation facility in the region.  This unit continues today as the Rehabilitation Unit of Maryview Medical Center.  He has served as Director of the Maryview Sports Medicine Clinic and has been involved with the ODU Sports Injury Clinic.  He has taught in the ODU Master Degree Program for Athletic Trainers, in the EVMS Master Degree program for Physicians Assistants and he has taught courses in clinical orthopaedic anatomy to our medical students at EVMS.

Since 1980 he has been involved in the high school sports programs, and for many years was the Team Physician to Western Branch High School.

His chief interests are sports medicine, adult reconstructive surgery and musculoskeletal pain management.  He lives in Western Branch with Janet, his wife of 34 years.  He has three grown daughters and two grandchildren so far.

Dr. Dave Hoang

Dr. David Hoang is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery.  Growing up in San Diego, Dr. Hoang became interested in orthopaedics while playing high school football and wrestling.  After high school, Dr. Hoang spent eight years in the United States Naval Reserve where he served on active duty during the Persian Gulf War.

Dr. Hoang (pronounced "Wong") completed his undergraduate study at the University of California, San Diego in 1993 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Cell Biology.  He graduated from Ohio University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1997.  Dr. Hoang completed his internship at Meridia South Pointe Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio and orthopaedic surgery residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.   He then completed an orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at OASIS Sports Medical Group in San Diego, California.  He concentrated on the treatment of orthopaedic sports injuries and served as team physician to local high schools, colleges and professional teams.  During the course of his training, Dr. Hoang has been affiliated with the San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia 76ers, San Diego Spirit and San Diego Riptides.  Dr. Hoang specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and ligament reconstruction.  His practice also includes total joint replacement, fracture care and general orthopaedics.

Dr. Hoang resides in Suffolk with his wife and their two sons.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, golf and biking.

The medical staff at Wardell Orthopaedics, P.C. provides you and your family with a full spectrum of services to meet all your orthopaedic care needs.

Russell Mosher, P.T. started in the medical field after graduating in 1987, obtaining an A.A.S. with honors in the field of Radiation Therapy/Cancer Therapy.  He was a cancer therapist from 1987 to 1996 working primarily in the Southern Florida area.  In 1996, while maintaining licenses for Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Louisiana and working for a national per diem temporary agency, he graduated in 1998 with a BS in physical kinesiology and 2000 with a BS in Physical Therapy.  For both degrees he was in the top of his class.  While completing his studies at "The State University @ Buffalo", Russell was in the honors study program in the biomechanics research department.  His accolades include induction into both Phi Theta Kappa (honorary for AAS studies) and the international honorary of the Golden Key Society.  He has gained recognition in both "Who's Who in the East" 1999-2000, as well as "Who's Who in Medicine" in 2001, 2003, and 2004.  He has worked in Virginia since 2000, most recently in the Portsmouth area.  His hobbies include martial arts, photography, biking and he enjoys traveling overseas as well.  Russell is currently involved in graduate studies to become a clinical Doctor in physical therapy under Dr. Stanley Paris at the University of St. Augustine.

Craig D. Allen, P.T., A.T., Cert. M.D.T., is a 1988 honors graduate from Old Dominion University.  Immediately following graduation Craig served as a Physical Therapist in the United States Army Specialist Corp.  He spent 2 years at the World Famous Burn Unit in San Antonio, Texas, and 2 years in Fort Campbell, Kentucky with the 101st Air Assault.  During his duty in Kentucky, Craig obtained his certifications in Athletic Training and Strength and Conditioning.  He worked with various sport teams at Austin Peay State University and with the American Volleyball Professionals.  He was Honorably Discharged as a Captain in 1993 and moved to Chesapeake where he resides today.  While in the Army, Craig received several awards to include The Meritorious Service Award and Combat Casualty Care Leadership Award.  In 1997 Craig became one of six Physical Therapists to pass the McKenzie Specialization Certification exam for the spine.  Craig has worked side by side with Dr. Wardell for the past 10 years.  Together, they have brought the Decompression Traction Therapy to the Hampton Roads area.

Craig has lectured professionally around the United States on "Rehabilitation of the Spine" and has written articles for Synergy Therapeutic Services in the late 1990's.  He is currently married and has 3 children.  Hobbies include woodworking and designing and building decks.

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Our practice manages patients who have acute injuries, which often require urgent attention. We always try to be on time and accommodating. We appreciate your patience if the physician you are scheduled to see is attending to an emergency. We respect your time – if your appointment is delayed, please consider seeing another member of our medical staff, a physician extender, or use the time to compose a list of questions for the doctor. You are also welcome to reschedule your appointment.

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