Our Doctors

5630Fox-resizeBryan Fox, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

“I do whatever is necessary to get people well.”

Dr. Bryan Fox, MD joined the team at the Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center to establish an adult spinal surgery arm of the practice at Obici Hospital. He is an expert in minimally invasive spine surgery techniques, having performed over a thousand spinal surgeries and taught several types of highly effective and innovative spine surgery procedures.

A graduate of Ohio State University, Dr. Fox completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia and his fellowship in Adult Spine Surgery from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He served in the US Navy for 25 years, 17 as a physician and 8 as a naval aviator. Most recently Dr. Fox served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA.

Dr. Fox offers a wealth of experience in traditional as well as cutting edge spine surgery techniques. As a Navy surgeon, he established a multidisciplinary spine center that has become the model for spinal care throughout the US Military and his expertise in surgical and non-surgical management of spinal conditions make him a valuable resource for SMOC patients.

Dr. Fox has called Hampton Roads home since 1996. He lives in Chesapeake, VA and enjoys woodworking, water skiing, wake boarding, skiing, running, and cycling.

Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Medical Degree
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Orthopaedics, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA

Adult Spine Surgery, Duke University

Employment History, Academic Positions
Naval Aviator
US Navy Flight Surgeon
NASA Flight Surgeon for space shuttle launches and recoveries
Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, B. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

Fellow, American Orthopaedic Association
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North American Spine Society
Piedmont Society
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
Virginia Orthopaedic Society

Areas of Specialty
Decompression of Spinal Nerves
Correction of Complex Spinal Deformity
Lumbar and Cervical Disc Replacement
Treatment of Spinal Trauma/Fractures
Treatment of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
Treatment of Spinal Complications
Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis
Spinal Injections
Treatment of Spinal Tumors and Metastases
Treatment of Spondylolisthesis and Spondylolysis.

Workers’ Compensation Symposium Presentation
Surgical Procedures to Correct Back Disorders