Dr. Coobs earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Minnesota Minneapolis before completing his residency there in orthopaedic surgery. He completed fellowships in adult reconstruction and hip preservation surgery at Washington University School of Medicine and in orthopaedic traumatology and hip replacement at Skyline Medical Center Hughston Clinic.<br><br>

Dr. Coobs was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2008 and named to the American Orthopaedic Associations Resident Leadership Forum in 2013. Additionally, he received the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicines Excellence in Research Award in 2009 and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundations Clinical Research Award in 2013.<br><br>

Dr. Coobs joined Carilion Clinic in 2015 as a joint replacement and hip preservation specialist in Carilion’s Institute of Orthopaedics and Neurosciences. An assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, he was named an Orthopaedic Surgeon to Know by Beckers Orthopaedic Review in 2016. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). <br><br>

Dr. Coobs is program director for the Adult Reconstructive Surgery fellowship program at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. He has a passion for medical education and research and has authored multiple peer reviewed articles and book chapters. He also serves as a reviewer/editor for several medical journals. In his spare time away from clinical care, education, and research, he enjoys many of the outdoor recreational activities available in the Roanoke Valley and spending time with his wife and three daughters. <br><br>
I aim to provide excellent and compassionate care to all of my patients, transferring a clear understanding of their diagnosis and all available treatment options.
In Practice Since
Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2015
Procedures Performed
Anterior approach hip replacement
Total Joint Replacement – Hip and Knee
Hip arthroscopy
Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO)
Proximal femoral osteotomy
Revision total joint replacement
Surgical hip dislocation
Fracture repair (operative fixation of fractures)
Affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
Medical Education
University of Minnesota
Undergraduate Education
University of Minnesota
Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Degree
M.D.
Schools
University of Minnesota*
Internships
University of Minnesota
Residencies
University of Minnesota
Fellowships
Hughston Clinic - Nashville
Washington University Orthopedics
Interests
Hip and knee arthritis
Hip labral tears
Hip dysplasia
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
Sports injuries to the hip
Congenital hip deformities
Failed total joint replacements
Fractures
Hip and knee disorders
Osteonecrosis
Periprosthetic infections
Osteonecrosis
Periprosthetic infections
Periprosthetic fractures
Perthes deformities of the hip
Post-traumatic arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)
Given Name
Benjamin R.
Surname
Coobs
Gender
Male
Accepts Children
true
Accepts New Clients
true
Accepts Mychart Appointments
true
Accepts New Appointments
true
Average Rating
4.7
Rating Count
778
Accepts Children
true
Accepts New Clients
true
Accepts MyChart Appointments
true
Accepts New Appointments
true
Should Be Deleted
no
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Explained Clearly
Explained Clearly Rating
4.7
Listened Carefully Slug
Listened Carefully
Listened Carefully Rating
4.7
Easy Instructions Slug
Easy Instructions
Easy Instructions Rating
4.7
Knew History Slug
Knew Medical History
Knew History Rating
4.5
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Showed Respect
Showed Respect Rating
4.8
Spent Enough Time Slug
Spent Enough Time
Spent Enough Time Rating
4.6
Offers Virtual Visits
Yes