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Dr. Raymond Thal, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Bethesda, MD 20817 (1 other location)
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  • Good bedside manner

About Raymond Thal MD

Dr. Raymond Thal, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Bethesda, MD, with another office in Arlington, VA. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine. Dr. Thal is affiliated with Reston Hospital Center. He speaks English and Spanish.


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Dr. Raymond Thal has 2 locations

OrthoBethesda 10215 Fernwood Rd Ste 506 Bethesda, MD 20817
OrthoBethesda - VHC Physician Suite #180 1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 180 Arlington, VA 22205


Dr. Raymond Thal has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Raymond Thal has the following area of expertise


39 Years Experience

Loyola University Of Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1984

Orthopaedic Research of Virginia


Dr. Raymond Thal accepts 2 insurance plans

  • Medicare Part B
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted

More about Dr. Raymond Thal

Raymond Thal, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon, sub-specializing in sports medicine & arthroscopic surgery. His focuses are the shoulder, knee, and elbow.

Dr. Thal is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and has earned the distinguished Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (CAQSM).

Throughout his renowned career, Dr. Thal has been recognized as a leader in orthopaedic sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, specializing in shoulder, knee & elbow injuries and disorders.  He has been an orthopaedic consultant for numerous professional, collegiate, and scholastic teams, including serving as the Head Team physician for the Washington Football Team (formerly Washington Redskins) from 2000-2008.

 In 2021, Dr. Thal joined OrthoBethesda in establishing the Washington Sports Medicine Institute.  He is excited to collaborate with the world-class sports medicine specialists at OrthoBethesda, with plans to build a state-of-the-art, Sports Medicine Center of Excellence in Tysons, Virginia.