George Kartalian, Jr, MD

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George Kartalian, Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon & Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Dr. George Kartalian, Jr. specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and Foot & Ankle Surgery at Town Center Orthopaedics in Ashburn, Centreville, and Reston. Dr. Kartalian. has been practicing orthopedic surgery since 1997.

Dr. Kartalian relocated to Northern Virginia from Texas, where he served as a team physician for professional hockey and football teams. As a foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Kartalian treats a variety of problems, including Achilles injuries, bunions, ankle sprains, fractures, tendonitis, and arthritic conditions. In addition to foot and ankle problems, he treats lower extremity disorders of the knee, hip, and lower leg.

He specializes in treating and preventing athletic injuries by emphasizing functional training and evaluating gait and shoe wear. When conservative therapies fail to relieve pain, Dr. Kartalian uses the latest surgical techniques, including arthroscopy and minimal incision surgery, to treat the problem.

After graduating from Hamilton College, Dr. Kartalian obtained his medical degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo, graduating magna cum laude. He then moved to Chicago, IL, for his orthopedic surgery residency at Northwestern University. After his residency, Dr. Kartalian completed a foot, ankle, and lower extremity fellowship at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

  • Undergraduate: Hamilton College
  • Medicine: State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern University
  • Lower extremity fellowship at University of Maryland, Baltimore
Professional Experience
  • Team physician for professional hockey and football teams
Years with Town Center Orthopaedics
  • Dr. Kartalian has been practicing foot and ankle surgery with Town Center Orthopaedics since October 2004.

Dr. Kartalian, Thank you so much for your help and for your referring me to an orthopaedic oncologist. It was discovered that I had thyroid cancer which was the reason for the lump in my calf and not a running injury. Thank you for being so brilliant since not many physicians believed or thought it possible that thyroid cancer can migrate to the soft tissue in the leg. I am fully recovered from the cancer. Thank you again!” ––Patient

Dr. Kartalian, Thank you for being so kind and helpful to me through all of my visits to the office. I appreciate you.” ––Patient

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