Dr. Wellborn completed his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he lettered all four years as a distance swimmer. He obtained his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He finished his residency training at George Washington University in Washington, DC. After nearly 10 years in practice in Santa Barbara, California, he returned in 2007.
Dr. Wellborn specializes in joint reconstruction and preservation of shoulders, knees and hips, and is well trained on the modern techniques of minimally invasive, gender specific and computer assisted surgery. As a general orthopaedic surgeon, he is well experienced in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine and trauma. He enjoys treating injuries of all age groups including the pediatric and adolescent athlete and has served as team physician for Lake Braddock Secondary School since 2008.
Dr. Wellborn has been recognized by his peers as one of the areas "Top Doctors for 2011 and 2012" in Northern Virginia Magazine. His goal is to provide safe, effective and timely care. He strives to provide the patient and appropriate family members with sufficient evidence based information to make intelligent decisions regarding any and all treatment regimens discussed. He hopes to help patients and family members develop proper and reasonable expectations from any treatment that is recommended. He will strive to provide the safest possible care.
After an injury or surgery, an exercise conditioning program will help you return to daily activities and enjoy a more active, healthy lifestyle