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Orthopedic Trauma team We are pleased to announce the addition of Matthew J. Levine, MD (far left) to the Inova Orthopedic Trauma Program. He is joined by, left to right, Jeff E. Schulman, MD, Cary C. Schwartzbach, MD, Robert A. Hymes, MD, and A. Stephen Malekzadeh, MD.


Inova’s orthopedic trauma surgeons collaborate with other Inova specialists to facilitate a patient’s treatment and recovery. Other key team members may include a:

  • Physical therapist to provide exercise therapy and functional training
  • Occupational therapist to treat identified limitations and/or teach other strategies to compensate for loss of function
  • Case manager to help the patient and their loved ones make plans for additional care once discharged from Inova Anesthesiologist to provide pain control and management for the patient before, during and after surgery
  • Pain service clinician when routine methods of pain control are not effective

Daniel Dziadosz, MDDaniel Dziadosz, MD

Dr. Dziadosz joined the Inova Fairfax Hospital team in 2010 having completed his fellowship in orthopedic trauma at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute/ Tampa General Hospital. He completed his undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University. He received his medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he also completed his orthopedic surgery residency. He has been active in research and publications.


Robert A. Hymes, MDRobert A. Hymes, MD

Dr. Hymes has been a member of the Inova Fairfax Hospital team since 2002. He completed his undergraduate education at Morehouse College. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, where he also completed his orthopedic surgery residency. Dr. Hymes completed his advanced clinical experience in orthopedic trauma at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. Dr. Hymes is assistant professor of orthopedics at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. He is actively involved in continuing medical education and resident instruction. Dr. Hymes has served as instructor for several advanced technology workshops and as chairman for the New Technology course for orthopedic surgeons in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Southeast Fracture Consortium and is certified by the American  Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association.


A. Stephen Malekzadeh, MDA. Stephen Malekzadeh, MD

Dr. Malekzadeh has been a member of Inova’s orthopedic trauma team since 2005. He earned his undergraduate degree at James Madison University and his  medical degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine, where he also completed his orthopedic surgery residency. Dr. Malekzadeh completed his advanced training in orthopedic traumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s Parkland Hospital in Dallas. He has been active in research, publications and teaching. He is assistant professor of orthopedics at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and a member of AO North America, which is an international group of orthopedic traumatologists focused on teaching the basic and advanced principles of orthopedic trauma surgery. Notably, he has co-authored a chapter on pelvic fracture surgery in a leading orthopedic surgery textbook. He has specific interest in pelvic and acetabular surgery, minimally invasive pelvic surgery, adult reconstruction and limb deformity correction. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association.


Jeff E. Schulman, MDJeff E. Schulman, MD

Dr. Schulman joined the Inova Fairfax Hospital team in July of 2007, after completing an orthopedic traumatology fellowship at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Previous posts include an orthopedic surgery residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Schulman earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Duke University and his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Schulman is assistant professor of orthopedics at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, a member of the teaching faculty for AO North America, and has lectured at numerous orthopedic courses for residents as well as practicing surgeons. He also has served as the chairman for the operating room personnel course. He is actively involved in medical education of students and residents and currently serves as the orthopedic residency site director for Inova Fairfax Hospital.  Dr. Schulman is involved in ongoing clinical research and has published on both osteoporosis interventions and clinical outcomes in pelvic fractures. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery, a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association.


Cary Schwartzbach, MDCary Schwartzbach, MD
Section Chief, Orthopedic Trauma

Dr. Schwartzbach has been a member of the Inova Fairfax Hospital team since 1989. He earned a degree in psychology at Columbia College before moving on to Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons where he received his medical degree. His surgical internship took place at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Schwartzbach completed an orthopedic surgery residency and was a junior Anne C. Klein fellow at New York Orthopaedic Hospital and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Schwartzbach is assistant professor of orthopedics at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and assistant clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at George Washington University School of Medicine. He has also served as the orthopedic consultant for the Fairfax County Health Department and the orthopedic residency coordinator at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association.