Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) – the largest orthopaedic practice on the Peninsula — was named the 2018 Readers’ Choice for “Best Orthopaedic Group” and “Best Podiatry Practice” by Coastal Virginia Magazine (COVA). HROSM.received the COVA Overall Gold Award which represents the readers’ choice for best orthopaedic practice on both the Southside and the Peninsula and HROSM Foot & Ankle Center received the COVA Gold Award for the Peninsula which represents the readers’ choice for best podiatry practice on the Peninsula. This is the 7th consecutive year that HROSM has been presented with a Best of Readers’ Choice Award.

Winners of the Readers’ Choice Awards are chosen by the 7 cities of Tidewater as well as Williamsburg through a ballot-voting system. The voting ballots were opened in January and and closed on March 31st. A total of 9 orthopaedic practices and 9 podiatry practices were in the final round of voting. There were over 200,000 votes submitted which stretched from the Southside to Richmond. The overall winners for each category are then announced in a special section published in the July/August issue of Coastal Virginia Magazine.

The providers of HROSM Drs. Thomas Fithian, Jon Swenson, Anthony Carter, Daniel Cavazos, John Aldridge, Adrian Baddar, Kinjal Sohagia, Brendan McConnell, Nelson Keller, Alexander Lambert, and Scott Bradley, are very thankful for the communities support throughout the years.

“We are thrilled to receive the 2018 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Orthopaedic Group and Podiatry Practice” said Dr. Adrian Baddar, Orthopaedic Surgeon at HROSM. “We want to thank all of our patients and those in our community in submitted their vote for our practice; we are very proud that our community considers us their first choice for orthopaedic care.”