Thomas Christopher Durbin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Newport News, VA 23606 (3 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Friendly staff
  • Good bedside manner

About Thomas Christopher Durbin MD

Thomas Christopher Durbin, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Newport News, VA, with other offices in Williamsburg, VA and Lexington, KY. He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Thomas Durbin has received the following awards:


Dr. Thomas Christopher Durbin has 4 locations

Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group Orthopedics Spine And Sports 860 Omni Blvd Ste 113 Newport News, VA 23606
Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group 5424 Discovery Park Blvd # 105 Williamsburg, VA 23188
University Of Kentucky Healthcare 740 S Limestone Lexington, KY 40536
Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group 5424 Discovery Park Blvd Williamsburg, VA 23188


Dr. Thomas Christopher Durbin has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Thomas Christopher Durbin has the following 15 areas of expertise

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthroscopy
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Bone Fracture
  • Laminectomy
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis


3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2016)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


16 Years Experience

Ohio State University College Of Medicine & Public Health

Graduated in 2006

Dr. Thomas Christopher Durbin Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
  • Optima Vantage HMO
  • Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Thomas Christopher Durbin

Dr. Durbin is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with special expertise in shoulder and knee surgery and sports medicine. He is from Columbus, Ohio and joined TPMGs Orthopaedic Division in the fall of 2012. After his residency training in orthopaedic surgery and prior to coming to the area, Dr. Durbin completed an orthopaedic surgery fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Kentucky. While at Kentucky, he trained under some of the countrys top orthopaedic sports medicine surgeons and learned innovative operative and nonoperative techniques to return athletes, young and old, to the field. Although he performs a multitude of procedures, he has special interest in anatomic ACL reconstruction, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, meniscal repairs, and a variety of other arthroscopic procedures. Dr. Durbin also performs general orthopaedics including partial knee replacements and fracture care. While at Kentucky, he provided team coverage to athletes at the high school and college level, providing urgent care on the field. He was very involved with the Eastern Kentucky University football team and assisted those athletes as they went on to win their conference championship and advance to the FCS playoffs. Dr. Durbin brings this passion for helping athletes to the area. Since arriving in Williamsburg, he has been actively involved with covering games and events at the College of William and Mary, James City County High Schools, and New Kent High School. He remains active in continuing education and is currently a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).

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