Craig R. Faulks M.D. Physician


Dr. Faulks graduated from Duke University and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the George Washington University Medical Center and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is Board Certified in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Faulks is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the George Washington University Medical Center. He practices general orthopedics with special expertise in sports medicine, arthroscopy and surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder including joint replacement. After passing their stringent criteria for knowledge and technique, Dr. Faulks was accepted as a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Dr. Faulks is Head Team Physician for the Washington Kastles Professional Tennis Team. His experience as a team physician includes the Sidwell Friends School, the New England Patriots (NFL), the Boston Bruins (NHL), the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games and the 2003 World Figure Skating Championships. Dr. Faulks and his wife have two daughters and a son. He enjoys golf, running, basketball and skiing.

Areas Of Expertise

Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, Total knee and hip replacements


Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Total Joint Replacement.

Medical Degree

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH


Orthopaedic Surgery: George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC


Sports Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School,  Boston, MA


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certified in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Arthroscopy Association of North America

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Major Accomplishments

Dr. Faulks has conducted orthopaedic research and is the author of several articles published in peer-reviewed medical journals.

2016 Washingtonian Top Doc 

Hospital Affiliations

George Washington University Hospital

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Bethesda Chevy Chase Surgery Center