|Dr. Anthony Carter, a native of Peabody, Massachusetts, attended Boston University graduating Summa Cum Laude with distinction. He was recognized as a Commonwealth Scholar and became an inductee of Phi Beta Kappa. He gained early acceptance into Boston University School of Medicine, graduating with honors and as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Carter completed his internship and residency at NYU/Bellevue Medical Center. Upon completion of his internship/residency, he spent three years at Langley Air Force Base as a staff orthopaedic surgeon which included a tour of duty overseas as part of Operation Restore Hope in Somalia. Dr. Carter joined Hampton Roads Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 1995. He is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Carter served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mary Immaculate Hospital and has been the Dean of the Health Academy.
His special interests lie in sports medicine and minimally invasive tissue sparing total joint replacements. Dr. Carter instructs nationally and internationally on total hip replacements using the muscle sparing anterior approach and he is currently pioneering the technique for hip resurfacing using the same muscle sparing anterior approach. He was the first orthopaedic surgeon to perform the "Jiffy Hip" in Virginia. . He has been featured in MD News and Outpatient Surgery Magazine for his work in these areas. Hampton Roads Magazine recognized Dr. Carter as a top 10 “Top Doc” in orthopaedic surgeon in 2013.
Dr. Daniel Cavazos has been practicing medicine since 1986. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas and received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, F. Herbert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Connecticut Center of Health Sciences in Farmington, Connecticut. He served in the United States Air Forces for twenty years, and was the the Chief of Orthopaedics at Langley Air Force Base, and retired in 1998. It was then that he joined Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
Since joining HROSM, he has enjoyed advancing the group's reputation for progressiveness and innovation. Dr. Cavazos assisted in recruiting the first Physician Assistants to the practice, developed the Workers' Compensation Program and was instrumental in HROSM becoming the first private practice in Virginia to receive a Certificate of Public Need to purchase its own Open Multi-Positional MRI.
Dr. Cavazos specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, and minimally invasive total joint replacements. He is licensed by the States of Virginia and Texas to practice medicine and is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Recently, he opened a second office in the New Town Section of Williamsburg, Virginia. Dr. Cavazos tries to balance his rigorous schedule as an orthopaedic surgeon with his responsibilities as a husband and father to six children. He is currently the Medical Director of HROSM's Workers' Compensation Department.
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