The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics

James E. Gilbert, M.D.

James E. Gilbert, M.D.

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Location: Metro Orthopaedics & Sports Therapy Division


James E. Gilbert, M.D. is the President and CEO of the Metro Orthopaedics & Sports Therapy division in Silver Spring, Maryland. A specialist in sports medicine, Dr. Gilbert did his fellowship with Dr. Robert Jackson at the Tom Landry Sports Medicine & Research Center in Dallas, Texas.

Following undergraduate education at Amherst College, Dr. Gilbert moved on to postgraduate studies at Princeton University, before heading to Georgetown University for medical school, and residency at Duke University .

Dr. Gilbert has served as head team physician in professional soccer for over 15 years with US Soccer, DC United, the  Washington Freedom, and  the Washington Spirit.  He has also served as an assistant team physician and consultant for Duke Sports Medicine, the Dallas Cowboys, the Dallas Mavericks, the Professional Bull Riders Association, and the Special Olympics. Through his practice, he provides care for many  area  high schools and athletes in the Washington, D.C. area.

Areas Of Expertise

Sports-related Injuries

Advanced Arthroscopic Techniques

Sports Performance

ACL Reconstruction

Rotator Cuff Repair

Cartilage and Meniscal Repair

Advanced Arthroscopic Techniques


Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Medical Degree

Georgetown University; Washington, D.C.


Duke University; Durham, NC


Baylor University & Tom Landry Sports Center; Dallas, TX


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Academy of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Piedmont Orthopaedic Society

Montgomery County Medical Society

Human Motion Institute

Georgetown Clinical Society

Bear Hug Foundation

Hospital Affiliations

Suburban Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine

Suburban Outpatient Surgery Center

Massachusetts Avenue Surgery Center