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).