Richard L. Layfield III M.D. Physician Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine


Dr. Richard Layfield is a native of Silver Spring, Maryland and specializes in Sports Medicine at the NoVa Orthopedic & Spine Care division in Woodbridge, Virginia. He gained experience working closely with sports teams like the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves and the Minnesota Wild while completing his fellowship training in Sports Medicine at the Orthopaedic Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Layfield continues his commitment to athletic care in Prince William County by serving as head team physician for the Prince William Courage Soccer Club. He is also an orthopaedic and sports medicine consultant for many of the local high schools in Prince William County, including Potomac, C.D. Hylton, Garfield, Forest Park, Freedom, Woodbridge and Osbourn Park. 

Areas Of Expertise

Sports Medicine

Arthroscopic Procedures


Sports Medicine

Medical Degree

 University of South Florida College of Medicine; Tampa, FL


University of Illinois College of Medicine; Chicago, IL


The Orthopedic Center; Minneapolis, MN


Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Medical Society of Virginia (MSV).

Major Accomplishments

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Certificate of  Added Qualification in Sports Medicine through the American Board of Orthopaedic  Surgery and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Inova Fairfax Hospital

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Stafford Hospital

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Lake Ridge Ambulatory Surgery Center

Novant Prince William Medical Center

Northern Virginia Surgery Center

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center