John L Ferrell III, MD
Now Serving Patients in North Bethesda, DC, Columbia
Dr. John Ferrell is a board certified Family Medicine Physician with an added specialty certification in Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal Sonography. He’s currently a Team Physician for DC United and a native Washingtonian.Dr. Ferrell received his medical degree from The Pennsylvania State College of Medicine and interned at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center before spending four years in the Navy taking care of sailors and their families. Afterwards, he completed his Family Medicine training at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Ferrell later went to complete his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Fairfax Family Practice. During his fellowship, Dr. Ferrell worked with the Washington Nationals’ and Redskins’ and served as a Team Physician for George Mason University while receiving intensive training in ultrasound diagnostics of musculoskeletal injuries and regenerative medicine injections
After years training in martial arts, Dr. Ferrell knows first-hand what it’s like to recover an injury and can better empathize with his patients because of it. He believes in a holistic approach to the musculoskeletal system and that bodies need to be treated as one entity.
Dr. Ferrell enjoys non-surgical management of orthopedic problems, regenerative medicine (especially using Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)), concussion management and exercise prescription for patients who want to increase their fitness.