Dr. John R. Tuttle was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, and received his B.S. degree from the Ohio State University with honors and distinction in molecular genetics. He went on to simultaneously receive his Medical Doctorate and master's degree in applied anatomy from Case Western Reserve. He completed his orthopedic residency and trauma fellowship at Brown University. He went on to complete another fellowship in sports medicine at Northwestern University, where he acquired sub-specialty training with the team doctors of several professional teams in Chicago including the Blackhawks, Cubs, and Bears.

Dr. Tuttle manages a vast array of injuries with a surgical focus on minimally invasive shoulder, elbow, and knee operations. He is actively engaged in medical research, has published over two dozen journal articles and book chapters, and is a frequent lecturer for education and training. Dr. Tuttle is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Virginia Orthopedic Society, American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma Association, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Tuttle holds academic appointments as a Clinical Lecturer of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Virginia and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Virginia Tech/Carilion School of Medicine. He serves as team physician for Virginia Military Institute, Southern Virginia University, Washington and Lee University, and Cave Spring High School.
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
In Practice Since
Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2017
Procedures Performed
Clavicle - fracture repair (open/closed)
Elbow - arthroscopy (scope)
Elbow - fracture repair
Elbow- ligament reconstruction/Tommy Jones surgery
Elbow - tendon repair/biceps/triceps
Elbow - ulna transposition
Knee - ACL reconstruction, primary and revision
Knee - arthroscopy (scope)
Knee - fracture repair
Knee - ligament reconstruction-ACL/PCL/Collateral
Knee - meniscal repair
Knee - meniscectomy
Knee - patellar dislocation reconstruction
Knee - ultra-sound guided injections
Other fracture repair
Shoulder - acromioclavicular repair/reconstruction
Shoulder - arthroscopy (scope)
Shoulder - fracture repair
Shoulder - joint replacement (partial and total)
Shoulder - joint replacement (reverse total)
Shoulder - reconstruction for instability/labral
Shoulder - rotator cuff repair
Shoulder - ultrasound guided injections
Stress fracture - repair
Affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
Medical Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Graduate Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Undergraduate Education
The Ohio State Unversity
Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Degree
M.D.
Internships
Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Residencies
Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowships
Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Northwestern University
Interests
Ankle - Achilles tendinitis
Ankle - sprains and strains
Clavicle - fractures (collar bone)
Compartment syndrome
Elbow - bursitis
Elbow - dislocations
Elbow - fractures
Elbow - injuries
Elbow - nerve entrapment
Elbow - sprains and strains
Elbow - tendinopathy
Elbow - tennis and golfers
Elbow pain - activity related injuries/conditions
Elbow/biceps - injury/tear
Knee - bursitis
Knee - fractures
Knee - instability or dislocation
Knee - ligament injury or tear
Knee - meniscal tears or injuries
Knee - sprains and strains
Knee - tendon ruptures
Knee pain - acute and/or activity related injuries
Knee - anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
Other fractures (leg, finger, knee cap)
Separations/dislocations (any body parts)
Shoulder - arthritis
Shoulder - bursitis
Shoulder - dislocations
Shoulder - fractures
Shoulder - impingement
Shoulder - instability or dislocation
Shoulder - labral tear
Shoulder - rotator cuff injuries or disease
Shoulder - sprains and strains
Shoulder AC joint (injury or arthritis)
Shoulder pain - activity related injuries
Shoulder/biceps - injury/tear
Stress - fractures
Given Name
John R.
Surname
Tuttle
Gender
Male
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Average Rating
4.8
Rating Count
97
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Explained Clearly
Explained Clearly Rating
4.9
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Listened Carefully
Listened Carefully Rating
4.8
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Easy Instructions
Easy Instructions Rating
4.8
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Knew Medical History
Knew History Rating
4.6
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4.9
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Spent Enough Time
Spent Enough Time Rating
4.7