Wm. Robert Volk M.D., FAAOS Physician


Dr. Volk is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with extensive training and experience in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Volk completed his medical degree and residency at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. He completed fellowship training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at The UHZ Sports Medicine Institute in Coral Gables, FL, where he served as a Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL), the Miami Dolphins (NFL), the Florida Panthers (NHL), and the Florida International University (NCAA Div-1).

Dr. Volk joined Potomac Valley Orthopaedic Associates in 2020, after completing seven years of military service as an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon for the U.S. Navy. He most recently served at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) where he held the academic positions of Associate Director for the WRNMMC Orthopaedic Surgery residency program, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, and Orthopaedic Consultant for The Office of The Attending Physician, treating several members of Congress.

Dr. Volk’s clinical interests include injuries of the shoulder, hip, and knee with a special interest in complex hip preservation surgery, including arthroscopic labral repair and reconstruction; shoulder replacements, shoulder instability, and rotator cuff procedures; and knee ligament and cartilage reconstruction. 

Dr. Volk, his wife, and four sons live in Bethesda, Maryland. In his spare time, Dr. Volk enjoys golf, skiing, and traveling.

Areas Of Expertise

Sports Medicine – Hip, Shoulder, Knee

Special interest in complex hip arthroscopy for labral repair and reconstruction, shoulder replacements, shoulder instability, rotator cuff procedures, knee ligament and cartilage reconstruction


Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Medical Degree

The George Washington University; Washington, DC


The George Washington University; Washington, DC


The UHZ Sports Medicine Institute; Coral Gables, FL


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine

Professional Associations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America

Member, Society Of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

Member, Maryland Orthopaedic Association

Major Accomplishments

Former Associate Program Director, National Capital Consortium Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Former Orthopaedic Surgeon to Congress

Assistant Professor of Surgery, USUHS- F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine

Multiple Peer-reviewed articles and academic lectures in specialty

Hospital Affiliations

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Howard County General Hospital

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Hickory Ridge Surgery Center