MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre is part of the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute, the area’s largest and most experienced team of orthopedic surgeons.  A leader in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of orthopedic conditions, we combine the experience and expertise of our skilled orthopedic surgeons—most who are fellowship-trained experts—who use their knowledge and advanced training to customize the right solution for you.

No matter how simple or complex your orthopedic condition, our team of fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons has the expertise to help you.

We set high expectations for your recovery and tackle any challenge to restore your function and range of motion. Our goal is to get you back to your favorite activities—whether it’s walking, playing a professional sport or keeping up with your grandchildren.

Our Specialists

Nicholas D. Casscells, MD
Foot & Ankle Surgery

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Lafayette Centre
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Chevy Chase

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Lafayette Centre

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Lafayette Centre
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute – Brandywine
Curtis Mitchell Henn, MD
Hand, Wrist & Elbow
PhonePhone: 202-444-0335

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Lafayette Centre

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Lafayette Centre
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute – Mitchellville
Savyasachi C. Thakkar, MD
Joint Replacement (Hip & Knee)
PhonePhone: 202-877-6000

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Lafayette Centre
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute – Brandywine
Melissa Ann Yadao, MD
Sports Medicine
PhonePhone: 866-767-1682

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute - Lafayette Centre
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute – Alexandria

Orthopedic Specialties