Richmond Shoulder & Knee Specialist
Dr. Goradia doesn’t believe in a one size fits all approach to shoulder, knee and other injuries. He takes the time to fully evaluate each patient, make the right diagnosis and develop a customized treatment plan. Simply put, Dr. Goradia provides the highest level of care available in the Richmond area. His sees patients in the main G2 office located in Glen Allen convenient to Hanover, Henrico and Short Pump, and has a secondary location in Hopewell, VA. Dr. Goradia performs surgery at St. Francis, St. Mary’s Ambulatory Surgery Center and Parham Doctors’ Hospitals.
A firm believer in the continuous advancement of the orthopaedic field, Dr. Goradia has taught dozens of courses and skills labs to share his knowledge and experience with other orthopaedic surgeons and their assistants. He has authored many articles for orthopedic journals and regularly speaks at orthopedic conferences around the country.
Publications & Teaching
He has published numerous articles in orthopedic journals & textbooks and gives presentations at national and international orthopedic conferences. Dr. Goradia educates physicians and patients throughout the country and has served as an instructor at knee and shoulder arthroscopy labs designed to teach various surgeries to orthopedic surgeons from across the US and even internationally.
Dr. Goradia is a a past Associate Editor for the Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery and past chairman of the Arthroscopy Association of North America’s (AANA) Media Based Education Task Force and Technology Committee.
Dr. Goradia is a consultant for Arthrex Inc. the world’s leading manufacturer and inventor of orthopaedic medical devices. In this role, he has co-invented the Meniscal Cinch and SpeedCinch devices used by surgeons across the world to treat meniscus tears. He has also developed several surgical videos used for education of surgeons interested in learning advanced techniques in knee and shoulder arthroscopy.
Awards & Memberships
He is active in orthopaedic and sports medicine organizations and several national professional organizations including the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Goradia has received awards from the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Herodicus Society, the American Orthopaedic Association and the University of Oklahoma for his research work in the advancement of knee ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery.
Board Certified & Fellowship Trained
Dr. Goradia is a hands-on, nationally-recognized, board certified, fellowship-trained arthroscopic and sports medicine surgeon. He was one of the first surgeons in the U.S. to receive a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2007.
Unlike most orthopedic surgeons who begin practicing after residency, Dr. Goradia received additional fellowship training in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and Knee & Shoulder reconstructive surgery at Union Memorial Hospital Sports Medicine Clinic in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Goradia worked under the direction of Les Matthews, M.D., who at that time was the President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Sports Medicine – both awarded by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
During his fellowship, Dr. Goradia served as orthopedic surgeon for Morgan State University’s football team (NCAA Division I-AA) and other high school, college and professional sports teams in the Baltimore area. Dr. Goradia continued his affiliation with collegiate and professional sports while working with the Roanoke Orthopedic Center in Blacksburg, Virginia. He has also served as the team orthopedic surgeon for the Virginia Military Institute and the Roanoke Steam professional arena football team.
When he is not with patients, Dr. Goradia enjoys outdoor activities, especially snow skiing and water sports, with his wife and two children.
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