John Russell Barley IV, DO

Orthopedics - Sports Medicine

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John Russell Barley IV, DO

About John Russell Barley IV, DO

After earning his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Barley completed a family medicine residency locally with Riverside Brentwood Family Medicine in affiliation with Virginia Commonwealth University. He subsequently completed fellowship training in primary care sports medicine at Wake Forest University. Dr. Barley is board certified in both family medicine and primary care sports medicine.

A lifelong athlete, Dr. Barley's experience playing Division I football inspired him to care for athletes as a sports medicine physician. He has served as an assistant team physician for Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University and the University of North Carolina School of Arts, also working with the Winston-Salem Dash, Peninsula Pilots, CNU, William & Mary, Hampton Roads Special Olympics, Newport News City Schools, USA Cycling, CIAA men's and women's basketball and numerous others. His extensive experience in this area has resulted in a high level of familiarity with the health care concerns of the local population.

Passionate about preventative medicine, exercise and a holistic team approach to medical care, Dr. Barley specializes in concussion diagnosis and management, diagnostic ultrasound, ultrasound-guided injections and on-field sports coverage.

Originally from western Pennsylvania, Dr. Barley enjoys golf, traveling and cooking. He and his wife Madelyn have two young sons, Colton and Calvin.


Medical: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Riverside Family Residency Program
Internship: Riverside Family Residency Program
Fellowship: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine - Family Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine - Sports Medicine


Riverside Orthopedic, Sports Medicine & Physiatry Specialists

12200 Warwick Boulevard, 310, Newport News, VA 23601



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