Alexander R. Vap, M.D

Alexander R. Vap, M.D.

Office information

VCU Ambulatory Care Center
417 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
For appointments, please call 804-828-7069

VCU Health Sports Medicine
1300 West Broad Street, Suite 113
Richmond, VA 23284
For appointments, call (804) 828-0822
Website: https://www.vcuhealth.org/services/sports-medicine/sports-medicine

VCU Neuroscience, Orthopaedic & Wellness Center
11958 West Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Henrico, VA 23233
For appointments, call (804) 360-4669
Website: https://vcuhealthnowcenter.org

Specialization

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Complex Sports Medicine of the knee, shoulder, and hip
    • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    • Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    • Posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    • Multiligament knee reconstruction
    • Meniscal repair
    • Meniscal transplant
    • Patellar instability
    • Articular cartilage preservation and restoration
    • Femoral and tibial osteotomy
    • Hamstring rupture repair
    • Shoulder instability
    • Rotator cuff tears
    • Longhead of the bicepts tendon pathology
    • Arthritis of the shoulder
    • Sterno-clavicular joint instability
    • Acromio-clavicular joint reconstruction
    • Multi-directional shoulder instability in the adolescent population
    • Femoral acetabular impingement

Board Certification and Licensure

  • Virginia Medical License
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board eligible

Education

  • Undergraduate - Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
  • Medical School - Wake Forest University School of Medicine - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Orthopaedic Residency - Duke University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery - Durham, NC
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship - The Steadman Philippon Research Institute - Vail, CO
  • International Complex Knee Sports Medicine Fellowship - Ulleval Hospital - Oslo, Norway

Professional affiliations

  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Piedmont Orthopaedic Society
  • Reviewer for Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery

Athletic Team Coverage

  • U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Physician - 2015 - present
  • Duke University Athletic Department - Durham, NC
    • Men's Basketball - 2013 - 2015
    • Football - 2013 - 2014
    • Men's and Women's Lacrosse - 2011 - 2013
    • Men's Soccer - 2011 - 2013
    • Women's Field Hockey - 2011 - 2012
    • Women's Basketball - 2012 - 2013
  • North Carolina Central University Athletic Department - Durham, NC
    • Football - 2011 - 2013
    • Men's and Women's Basketball - 2011 - 2013