Peter Lavine, M.D.

Peter Lavine M.D. Physician


Peter E. Lavine, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon who graduated from Georgetown University Medical Center, where he received outstanding training in general orthopaedic surgery, total joint surgery, and sports medicine – especially in the areas of shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgery. After his residency, he studied at the prestigious AO International Fellowship in Bern, Switzerland where his in depth training focused on hip surgery, trauma/fracture management, preservation of young adult hips with dysplasia, osteotomies, and adult reconstruction/total joint surgery. Dr. Lavine is an AO International Fellow Alumni and has been a table instructor for training fellow orthopaedic surgeons.  
Peter E. Lavine, MD is the President of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, the renowned international organization for research and the treatment of dance medicine injuries. Dr. Lavine cares for numerous professional and pre-professional dancers.  Dr. Lavine has been a team physician for the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball All-star Team Germany Tournament, the Washington Diplomat Professional Soccer Team, and the on-site physician for the Washington DC Tennis Tournament. 

Areas Of Expertise

Orthopaedic Surgery: Knee, Shoulder, Hip, Foot/Ankle, Hand/Wrist, Spine

General Consultations

Sports & Dance Medicine
Musculoskeletal Injuries & Fractures

Medical Degree

Georgetown University Medical Center; Washington, D.C.

  • Undergraduate BA: Washington University, St. Louis, MO


Georgetown University Hospital Medical Center; Washington, D.C.


AO International, University Bern, Bern Switzerland in Orthopaedic Trauma & Adult Reconstructive Surgery

Professional Associations

International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, Member, President

American Medical Association Council Medical Service, Member

AO International, Alumni and Faculty

American Medical Association, Delegate MSDC

Medical Society of the District of Columbia, Member, Board Member

Performing Arts Medicine Association

The Washington Ballet Medical Alliance

Massachusetts Avenue Surgery Center

Centers of Advanced Orthopaedics, Division

Jacobi Medical Society

Georgetown University Medical School, Alumni

Georgetown University Hospital, Department of Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program, Alumni

Washington University, Alumni

Major Accomplishments

President – International Association Dance Medicine & Science 

Council Member – American Medical Association Council Medical Service 2014-2018

Member of Editorial Board - Journal of Dance Medicine and Science

President - Medical Society of District of Columbia 2004, 2009, 2010

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Medical Society District Columbia 2005 – 2007 

Local Site Cast Physician Consultant (Warner, National & Kennedy Center Theater) Hamilton, Beetlejuice, American Ballet Theater, Alvin Ailey, Bolshi Ballet, Mean Girls, Cirque du Soliel, Joffrey Ballet Company, Mariinsky Ballet, Kirov School of Classical Ballet, Suzanne Farrell Dance Company, Hubbard Street, Twyla Tharp, Washington Ballet Medical Alliance, Wicked, Aida, Lion King, Phantom of the Opera, Alex in Wonderland, Momma Mia, Modern Millie, Producers, Beauty & Beast, Ms. Saigon, Foot Loose, Billy Taylor’s 80th, Pearl, Foose, Little Women…

Moderator, CSPAN Health Care Debate – Members of United States House of Representatives 

Member At Large, Board Directors, International Association Dance Medicine 

Co-Chair Local Committee, International Assoc. Dance Medicine & Science, Washington DC Annual Meeting 

Delegate American Medical Association - Medical Society of the District of Columbia, 

District of Columbia Medical Society Services/Vice-Chair 1998-2017

Medical Society District of Columbia - Board of Directors, Political Action Committee 

Hospital Affiliations

INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital

Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital

Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Massachusetts Avenue Surgery Center