Staff

J. Stuart Melvin, MD

Dr. Melvin is a board- certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement with specific training in anterior approach total hip replacement, custom partial and total knee replacement as well as revision hip and knee replacement. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, as well as an active member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.... Read More

John J. Klimkiewicz, MD

Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is happy to announce the arrival of a new partner. John J. Klimkiewicz MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacements. He concentrates in all aspects of knee and shoulder surgery. An emphasis on joint preservation as it pertains to the knee is one of his main interests’. After completing his Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Pennsylvania, he went on... Read More

Saba Shapouri, PT, DPT

Saba graduated from Shenandoah University in 2012 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Prior to that, Saba was employed as a management consultant for 10 years.  His passion for physical therapy began in 2006 when he was involved in an automobile accident, where he sustained neck injuries that left him with debilitating pain and numbness and tingling in both hands.  After 3 months of physical therapy, Saba was pain free... Read More

Sarah Wilson MSOTR/L, CHT, CLT

Sarah Wilson has worked at Washington Orthopedics and Sports Medicine since 2007, and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of injuries and disorders of the upper extremity. Sarah earned her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2001 from Misericordia University, and is currently working on her PhD at Nova Southeastern University. Sarah became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) in 2005, and a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) in 2008. The designation Certified... Read More

Alan Ryder PTA

Alan earned a B.S. in Physical Education and Exercise Science from The State University of New York College at Cortland in 1989. He then earned an A.S. in Physical Therapist Assistant from Cerritos College in Los Angeles, CA in 1992. Since then, he has taken many courses in manual therapy for the upper and lower extremities, and the spine, as well as courses in lower quarter biomechanics, plaster casting for... Read More

Beth Anne Elliott O’Donoghue PT, MPT

Beth Anne received her Masters of Physical Therapy from Emory University in 1995. She has been practicing orthopedic physical therapy in the Washington, DC area since. She has continued her education though conferences, course work, group study and volunteering on the medical team for several local athletic events. Beth Anne treats all general orthopedic conditions and has interest in shoulder, knee and ankle dysfunction. She has a treatment approach that... Read More

Brooke Merriwether, PT, MSPT

Brooke graduated cum laude from Howard University in 1999 with a Bachelor's in Health Science and in 2001 with a Master's in Physical Therapy. She has been practicing in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine since graduation. Brooke treats a large variety of injuries including chronic shoulder and spine conditions as well as joint replacements. She educates her patients about their injuries and how to appropriately address them. Her philosophy of... Read More

Kevin McGuinness, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Kevin graduated from the University of Maryland in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiological Science and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from George Washington University in 2013. He is a board certified Sports Clinical Specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Condition Association. Kevin has worked with a variety of patient populations, ranging from high school,... Read More

Cristin McGetrick PT, DPT, CSCS

Cristin graduated from Loyola University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Psychology and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from George Washington University in 2012. She has also been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Functional Movement Systems certified since 2014. Cristin enjoys working with patients of all ages with a variety of orthopedic conditions but especially enjoys working with athletes and orthopedic conditions of... Read More

Eric Liu PT, DPT, COMT

Eric graduated from the University of Maryland in 2009 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Kinesiology and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Marymount University in 2013. He is also a Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT) by Jim Meadows and the Institute of Manual Physiotherapy and Clinical Training (IMPACT). He specialized in techniques such as joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release, muscle energy, joint manipulation and... Read More