A native of Northern Virginia, Dr. Lotfi completed his undergraduate degree at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania majoring in both Biology and Economics. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Subsequently, he completed his five-year training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago. Dr Lotfi was an orthopedic surgery chief resident at Cook County Hospital and Christ Hospital Medical centers, both busy level I trauma facilities. Dr. Lotfi obtained his sub-specialty fellowship training, in Spinal Surgery, at Northwestern University Hospital Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Lotfi has authored numerous papers on Orthopedic Surgery, as well as Spinal Surgery. He has also participated in instructional seminars demonstrating advanced surgical techniques. Dr Lotfi is the recipient of numerous scientific awards in fields of basic science and biology as well as clinical orthopedics.
His areas of interest include Spinal Surgery, Trauma/Fracture Care, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopic Surgery.
Professional Affiliations: North American Spine Society (NASS) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
A native of the Washington D.C. area, Dr. Layfield was raised in Silver Spring, Maryland. He received his undergraduate degree in biology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Layfield then attended the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida, where he was elected to the membership of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his orthopedic training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, and was chosen as Chief Resident during his fifth and final year of training. Dr. Layfield then chose to complete a fellowship to further his knowledge in the care of athletes, sports medicine, and arthroscopic procedures. He spent a year at The Orthopedic Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he worked closely with the athletes and the athletic trainers of the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Minnesota Wild.
Dr. Layfield continues his commitment to athletic care in Prince William County by serving as head team physician for the Prince William Courage Soccer Club. He is also an orthopedic and sports medicine consultant for many of the local high schools including Potomac, C.D Hylton, Gar-Field, Forest Park, Freedom, Woodbridge, and Osbourn Park.
Dr Layfield is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
Dr. Layfield is married and has three children. When he is not taking care of his family or local athletes, he enjoys playing basketball and golf.
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS), Arthroscopy Association of North America(AANA), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the Medical Society of Virginia(MSV).
Cyrus Press, M.D.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Press completed a bachelor of science degree in bioengineering at the University of Illinois, with minors in chemistry and philosophy in 2003. He obtained his medical degree in 2007, graduating with honors, from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, where he also served as class president.
Staying in Chicago, Dr. Press completed his residency in 2012 at the University of Illinois Medical Center where he was named Chief Resident of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He followed his residency with a fellowship at the Houston Health Science Center at the University of Texas, specializing in shoulder and elbow reconstructive surgery, utilizing the latest techniques in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and shoulder replacement.
Dr. Press has authored multiple papers on the treatment of shoulder injuries, total knee arthroplasty, and athletic sports and ankle injuries. He has presented at national meetings on problems with rotator cuff repair and also serves as a reviewer of manuscripts for multiple orthopedic journals. Dr. Press is recently married. He enjoys being active and completed the Chicago Marathon in 2005.
Dr. Press remains an avid Chicago and University of Illinois sports fan. His professional affiliations include Candidate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).
A native of Scotland, Dr. Gupta moved to the United States in high school and completed a dual bachelors of science degree in Economics and Biology at the University of Michigan in 2000. He then pursued a Master of Public Health with a focus on Toxicology in 2003 also from the University of Michigan. He obtained his medical degree in 2007 from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
Dr. Gupta completed his residency in 2012 at the University of Illinois Medical Center in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery where he participated in the coverage of the UIC Flames athletic program (Division I).
Upon completion of his residency, he pursued a sports fellowship at the prestigious New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases where he was involved with team coverage for the New York Rangers hockey team (NHL). He subsequently pursued another a year fellowship in hip arthroscopy/preservation and robotic-assisted minimally-invasive total hip arthroplasty at The American Hip Institute in Chicago, IL. Dr. Gupta utilizes the latest techniques in hip arthroscopy, sports medicine, and minimally-invasive robotic-assisted total hip arthroplasty. He has authored multiple papers, book chapters, and presented internationally on the treatment of hip arthroscopy, robotic-assisted total hip arthroplasty, athletic sports, and ankle injuries. He has worked extensively with the New York Rangers hockey team and Chicago Fire (WNBA). He also serves as a reviewer of manuscripts for multiple orthopedic journals. He enjoys being active including soccer, tennis, running, biking, and hiking.
Dr. Gupta remains an avid Michigan Wolverine and Detroit sports fan. His professional affiliations include Candidate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA), and the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA).