John L. Ferrell III, MD, a Family Physician with ROSM

Get to know Family Physician Dr. John L. Ferrell III, who serves patients throughout Washington, D.C.

A board-certified and fellowship-trained family physician, Dr. Ferrell III is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of ROSM. His primary focus is on non-surgical management of orthopedic problems using regenerative medicine, including microfragmented adipose (MFAT), bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC), platelet rich plasma (PRP), prolotherapy, and tenex.

After years of training in martial arts, he knows first-hand what it is like to recover from 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.

Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Ferrell III received his medical degree from the Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, and did an internship in general surgery at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He then went on to spend four years in the Navy as a General Medical Officer taking care of sailors and their families.

Subsequently, he completed his residency in family medicine at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, where he served as Chief Resident. He then went on to complete his fellowship in sports medicine at Fairfax Family Practice. During his fellowship, he 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.

In pursuit of excellence, the doctor is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). The ABFM is a non-profit, independent medical association of American physicians who practice in family medicine and its sub-specialties.

With a passion for teaching, Dr. Ferrell III serves as Community Faculty for the University of Maryland, Capital Regional Health, Family Medicine Residency.

Actively involved in research on regenerative medicine, he has been a speaker at conferences and trained physicians nationally and internationally on regenerative medicine and ultrasound.

Family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. A family physician is often the first person a patient sees when seeking healthcare services. They examine and treat patients with a wide range of conditions and refer those with serious ailments to a specialist or appropriate facility.

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