Fair Oaks Orthopedics

Hand Surgeon Fairfax VA -Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr., MD - Fair Oaks Orthopedics

As a specialist in the surgery of the hand, wrist, and upper extremities, my practice is primarily focused on traumatic injuries, including fractures, nerve problems, chronic conditions such as tendinitis, and arthritic conditions. I believe in a team-oriented approach to treatment, which often involves physical and occupational therapists to maximize functional outcomes for all my patients.

By PERFORMING operative and non-operative procedures, my goal is to use the latest and most minimally invasive techniques that allow my patients a rapid return to a full and active life.

What is important to us as a practice is superior patient outcomes and unmatched patient satisfaction. We pride ourselves in being patient advocates, going the extra mile to ensure that the care delivered to our patients is best of that medicine as to offer.


Undergraduate – University Of Virginia 1975

Medical School – University Of Virginia 1980

Surgical Internship – George Washington University Hospital 1980 – 81

Surgical Residency – George Washington University Hospital in 1981 – 85

Joseph Boyes Hand Fellowship, specializing in surgery of the Hand 1985 – 86

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Dr. Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr., was voted by his physician colleagues as one of the top orthopedic surgeons
in his specialty of Hand Surgery and upper Extremities in the Washingtonian Magazine.
His positive reviews and patient feedback reflect his dedication to his patients.

“Don’t Let Injury or Pain, Prevent You From Living An Extraordinary Life…”

Specializing In The Treatment Of :

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release, Trigger Finger, Thumb Arthritis, 
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Hand & Wrist Fractures, Golfer’s & Tennis Elbow.

Trust Dr. Pournaras for your orthopedic care.
Expert physician witness for work-related and personal injuries.

Highly Recommended Orthopedic Surgeon in Fairfax, VA.


Orthopedic Surgeon

Best Workers’ Compensation / Personal Injury Orthopedic Surgeon Near Me

Dr. Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr., has extensive experience and education in orthopedic medicine and the treatment of hand and upper extremity injuries sustained through physical activity, such as ligament, tendon, muscle, and bone problems. He can also advise athletes on managing existing injuries and preventing new ones.

Suffering From Carpal Tunnel?

About Fair Oaks Ortho Practice

Comprehensive Upper Extremity Care
Fair Oaks Ortho is widely recognized as a leader in comprehensive Orthopedic Surgeon services. All of our medical professionals have received specialized training in orthopedic surgery and subspecialty areas within the field of orthopedic medicine. Since 1986, we have helped thousands of patients in Fairfax, Virginia, overcome injury, trauma, and medical conditions and return to a healthy, active lifestyle.

Our board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon, Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr., M.D. utilizes the latest technology and cutting-edge procedures to treat a broad spectrum of orthopaedic conditions, sports and work-related injuries. Dr. Pournaras is dedicated to providing you with individualized attention and the best orthopaedic surgeon available.

Our friendly and professional staff are here to provide you with prompt and compassionate care. Please contact us today to make your appointment.


Chip Longino
Chip Longino
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Dr. Pournaras is the best of the best. My wife is Pre Op RN for Inova and former ICU Nurse; nurses know the best selection when it comes to complex surgery. My hands have been operated on 5 times for dupuytren's contracture going back 20 years in my life. I am a retired Army COL and my last surgery was with Bethesda Naval Hospital; they were great but not as good as Dr. Pournaras! He has an excellent PT group associated with his organization and are also fantastic. If you want an awesome result, Dr. Pournaras is your answer. Highly recommend!
Claudia Fetiva
Claudia Fetiva
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First time visiting the Office of Dr. Pounaras. I had the pleasure of meeting Physician Assistant Dr. David Park. Great service, I was treated with kindness and respect. You can see that Mr. Park really cares about his patients and their well-being. He took time to listen to my concerns and patiently explained the treatment to me. Dr. Pounaras must be very proud to have this excellent professional in his office
James Mullaney
James Mullaney
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Dr. Pournaras is an excellent surgeon with an excellent bedside manner. A rare combination. I have had zero issues with my wrist and hand since he operated. I would recommend him to anyone who wants the best person available. I had surgery 8 or 9 years ago.
Mitcho Kanaan
Mitcho Kanaan
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Surgery went very well Im very lucky to have had such an amazing doctor @Stephen W. Pournaras. Major surgery done took a bone from my pelvis and screwed into my scaphoid in wrist to connect the bone and shaved off the arthritis. 100% recommend this place . Great customer service
Philip Haber
Philip Haber
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I have been a patient of Dr. Pournaras for many years. I have found him to be one who listens, is responsive and an excellent physician. Early in the pandemic I concluded, at the last minute, that it would be unwise to have elective surgery. He could well have charged me a late cancellation fee which he did not do. I would not hesitate to use him again, as I expect that I will do.

Mon 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tue 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wed 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thu 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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Fair Oaks Orthopedics

For over 30 years, Virginia Board Certified Physician, Dr. Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr. has provided excellent healthcare and treatment for his patients. As a multi-specialty orthopedic practice, offering the best for you medically to treat, heal and lead you to optimum recovery. We are dedicated to using state-of-the-art technology while building nurturing relationships with each of our patients.

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