Orthopaedic Care | Walk-in Clinic | Orthopedic Surgeon | Salem, Virginia | Roanoke Virginia2018-03-29T13:14:56+00:00


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From the Chronic to the Unexpected.

Based in Salem, Virginia Orthopaedic’s physicians, nurses, and team are committed to providing the finest levels of medical care.

Our goal is providing you with the ultimate patient experience and excellent outcomes when undergoing orthopaedic surgery. Your care, comfort and peace of mind are constantly our top priorities.

Successfully treating sports, athletic, and other orthopaedic problems is our profession, and our privilege.


Preston A. Waldrop, MD

Dr. Waldrop has been in private practice in the Roanoke Valley for 25 years. Dr. Waldrop’s major interests in orthopaedics include treatment of the shoulder and knee with surgeries varying from arthroscopy to joint replacement.

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Gregory D. Riebel, MD

Dr. Riebel has been providing orthopaedic and spine care to the residents of Southwest Virginia for 19 years. He strives to provide the best possible care through operative and nonoperative methods.

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Mark L. Hagy, MD

Dr. Hagy is  a board certified Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Academy of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He specializes in ankle fractures, total hip and knee replacements, ACL tears and sports medicine.

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James M. Farmer, MD

Dr. Farmer is double board certified in sports medicine and general orthopaedic surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle, as well as knee replacements.

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Jeremy Smalley, MD

Dr. Smalley obtained his undergraduate, summa cum laude, from Berry College in Rome, GA and earned his Medical Doctor from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Dr. Smalley has numerous areas of interest within orthopaedics involving shoulder, elbow and rotator cuff repairs.

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Virginia Orthopaedic Direct Featured in OurHealth Roanoke & New River Valley Magazine

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Congratulations Virginia Orthopaedic Direct! 

The January 2018 issue of OurHealth magazine features the great work done at Virginia Orthopaedic Direct in their publication!

Please also join us in congratulating Dr. Preston A. Waldrop and Dr. James Farmer for receiving Honorable Mentions in the Orthopaedics Category of the 11th Annual Best Bedside Manner Awards in OurHealth Magazine!

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1917 Electric Road,
Salem, VA 24153




Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm


“Dr. Waldrop, Mike Wilson, the nursing staff, and the administrative staff at Virginia Orthopaedic are the best. They have worked hard to change my life. Four joint replacements completed with skill and precision! I certainly recommend Dr. Waldrop to anyone in need of an orthopaedic surgeon.” – P.T.

“I’ve been a patient of Dr. Riebel for 6 years and he’s always been great with helping me manage my pain and taking care of my back. When he did surgery on my back, he even came to my home to remove my sutures. He’s very caring and always returns a call.” – C.A.

“I recommend Dr. James Farmer and his entire staff to all those looking for exceptional and professional orthopaedic services! They are all so attentive and informative! Everyone treats their patients as tho they were “treating a loved one of their very own”!” – S.S.

“Dr. Hagy did a wonderful job on my hip replacement. Very courteous, great results. Was up walking well the very next day and almost no pain. Will be forever grateful to Dr. Hagy and his wonderful PA, John.” – J.C.




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