Meet Our Orthopaedic Physicians In Fredericksburg, VA

Dr. Nicholas Harding
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Dr. Nicholas Harding, a New York native, earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas A&M and subsequently attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. He completed his Orthopaedic residency with intense training in Total Joint Arthroplasty, and Geriatric and Pediatric Orthopaedic surgery at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in New York. Dr. Harding has over ten years experience as an attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at a level one teaching trauma center. He has been recognized as one of America's top Orthopaedic Surgeons for over five years. Dr. Harding's focus ... Read more
Dr. Philip Harry
Board Certified Orthopedic SurgeonFellow,
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Phillip Harry, a North Carolina native, was raised on a working cattle farm in Culpeper, Virginia, earned a Bachelor's of Science degree at Davidson College, and subsequently attended University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed a General Surgery internship at Medical College of Virginia prior to entering active duty service in the US Army. While in the army, he served as a flight surgeon for Special Forces participating in “Operation Desert Storm” and “Operation Provide Comfort” in Eastern Turkey and Northern Iraq prior to completing his Orthopaedic training at ... Read more
Dr. Philip Holzknecht
Board Certified Orthopedic SurgeonFellow,
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Philip Holzknecht has been an Orthopaedic Surgeon since 1994 and joined CVOSM in 2009. Dr. Holzknecht completed his undergraduate education at Catholic University and his Master's Degree in Physiology and Doctorate of Medicine at Georgetown University in 1983 and 1987, respectively. His internship and Orthopaedic Residence training was accomplished at the combined William Beaumont Army Medical Center-Texas Tech, El Paso Combined Program. While in the army, Dr. Holzknecht served as a ... Read more
Dr. Michael O'Brien
Board Certified Orthopedic SurgeonFellow,
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Michael O'Brien has been practicing Orthopaedics in the Fredericksburg area since 1986. He earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, where he graduated with honors in 1977. He received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from University of Virginia in 1981. He also completed his Orthopaedic training at UVA in 1986. Dr O'Brien has lectured on many aspects of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and has been recognized as Top Doctor by Northern Virginia magazine several times. He actively serves as a team physician for several local high schools and gymnastics studios in the ... Read more
Physicians' Assistant
Jonathan Wood PA-C

Mr. Jonathan Wood P.A. earned his BS from Longwood college with concentrations in Sports Medicine and Exercise Physiology and later earned his Master's degree in Physicians Assistant studies from James Madison University in 2006. Mr. Wood joined CVOSM family shortly after graduating from JMU and enjoys developing relationships and treating his own patients as well as assisting our physicians both their clinics or in the hospital setting. In addition to being a Certified Physician Assistant ( PA-C ), he is also a Certified Athletic Trainer ( ATC ) and former Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists ( CSCS ) with a special interest in sports injuries. Over the years, Mr. Wood has served on multiple medical teams with VA USA Wrestling National Teams and has done a ... Read more

Amy Moorhead PA-C

Amy Moorhead is a nationally certified Physician Assistant. She earned her Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Shenandoah University. Amy brings to our practice 13 years of patient care experience from her previous career as a Clinical Massage Therapist. She connects with her patients through active listening and strong patient education. Compassionate and committed, Amy strives to provide excellent medical care, guidance and support to patients throughout the process of diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Mark Dunbar PA-C

Mark Dunbar is a native Virginian, who earned his Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from St. John’s University in 2000. Mark has a tremendous amount of experience in both Orthopaedics and Emergency Medicine. Prior to attending PA School, Mark spent several years working in Public Health and as a certified Paramedic. He is also served in the United States Army as in Interrogator, as well as a medic. Mark prides himself on empowering patients to make informed and educational decisions regarding their medical care and potential treatment options in both the clinic and hospital setting.

For individualized attention, Call Central Virginia Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine today (540)372-6737