Orthopaedics

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Andrew N. Pollak, MD 
The James Lawrence Kernan Professor of Orthopaedics,
Chair, Department of Orthopaedics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Chief of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland Medical System

Medical Degree: Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospital of Cleveland
Fellowship: University of California Davis Medical Center
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Traumatology

Foot & Ankle and Lower Extremity

Hummira Abawi, DPM 
Instructor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Residency: VA Medical Center of Baltimore
Fellowship: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Special Interests: Podiatric Surgery, Correction of Foot and Ankle Deformities
Board Certification: Foot and Ankle Surgery

Emily Durrance, DPM 
Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Residency: VA Medical Center of Baltimore
Board Certification: Foot and Ankle Surgery
Special Interests: Foot and Ankle Surgery


Jacob Wynes, DPM 
Instructor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Residency: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Special Interests: Adult and Pediatric Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery, Ankle Arthroscopy, Brachymetatarsia, Bunion Deformity, Cavus Foot, Charcot Reconstruction, Deformity Correction, Flatfoot, Foot and Ankle Injury, Hammertoe Deformity, Limb Salvage, Wound Care, Management of Foot and Ankle Arthritis
Board Certification: Foot and Ankle Surgery

Hand & Upper Extremity

Joshua Abzug, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, University of Maryland Bracial Plexus Clinic
Deputy Surgeon-in-Chief, University of Maryland Children's Hospital

Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine
Fellowship: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric Upper Extremity

Ngozi Akabudike, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Cornell University Weill Medical College
Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery


W. Andrew Eglseder, MD 
Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Internship: Naval Hospital of Portsmouth
Fellowship: University of Louisville / Humana Hospital
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery; Hand Surgery
Special Interests: Foot and Ankle, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Traumatology, Upper Extremity Reconstruction

Ebrahim Paryavi, MD, MPH 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: Curtis National Hand Center
Special Interests: Hand Surgery


Raymond Pensy, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: Curtis National Hand Center
Special Interests: Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Traumatology

Hip

Farshad Adib, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Islamic Azad University-Tehran Medical Branch
Residency: Akhtar Hospital, Shahid Beheshti Medical University
Fellowship: Harvard Medical School - Children's Hospital of Boston; Nirschl Orthopedic Center/Virginia Hospital; University of Virginia Hospitals
Special Interests: ACL Reconstruction, Hip Arthroscopy, Hip Preservation Surgery, Meniscus Repair, Pediatric Hip Conditions (Hip Dysplasia, Perthes), Periacetabular Osteotomy, Surgical Hip Dislocation, Total Knee Arthroplasty

Theodore Manson, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Inpatient Orthopaedic Unit, 
Unniversity of Maryland Medical Center

Medical Degree: Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery; R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Hip fractures, Hip socket fractures, Knee Replacement, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Partial Knee Replacement, Total Joint Replacement

Jason Nascone, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center; Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Hip Preservation, Limb Deformity, Nonunion, Orthopaedic Traumatology, Osteomyletis, Pelvis and Acetabular Surgery, Post-Traumatic Reconstruction

Knee

Craig Bennett, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of California, San Francisco Medical School
Residency: Emory University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Special Interests: Arthroplasty for Unicompartmental Arthritis, Complex Knee, Shoulder, and Ankle Reconstructive Procedures for the Athlete, Knee Ligament, Cartilage, and Meniscus Surgery, Partial Knee Replacements, Sports Medicine
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery

Jonathan Packer, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center
Special Interests: ACL and PCL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization and Labral Repair, 
Glenoid Labrum Injuries, Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI), Labral Tears and Instability, Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Ligament, Cartilage, and Meniscus Surgery, Ligament Repair and Reconstruction, Meniscus and Cartilage Transplantation, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Instability, Sports Medicine, Tendon Repair and Reconstruction, Tommy John surgery

Musculoskeletal Oncology

Daniel Lerman, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases
Fellowship: University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute 
Special Interests: Bone sarcoma, Ewing Sarcoma, Joint Replacement, Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue Oncology, Osteosarcoma, Primary Bone Tumors and Sarcoma, Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Vincent Ng, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree:  Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center/James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Fellowship: Seattle Children’s Hospital; University of Washington Medical Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Special Interests: Adult and Pediatric Orthopaedics, Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Chondrosarcoma, Complex Primary and Revision Joint Arthroplasty/Replacement, Ewing Sarcoma, Limb Salvage, Metastatic Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue Oncology, Osteomyelitis/Bone Infection, Osteosarcoma, Pelvic, Sacral and Extremity Surgery, Primary Bone Tumors and Sarcoma, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Orthopaedic Traumatology

W. Andrew Eglseder, MD 
Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Internship: Naval Hospital of Portsmouth
Fellowship: University of Louisville / Humana Hospital
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery; Hand Surgery
Special Interests: Foot and Ankle, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Traumatology, Upper Extremity Reconstruction

Christopher T. Lebrun MD 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Residency: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Wilford Hall Medical Center
Fellowship: Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Special Interests: Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery


Theodore Manson, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Inpatient Orthopaedic Unit, 
Unniversity of Maryland Medical Center

Medical Degree: Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery; R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Hip fractures, Hip socket fractures, Knee Replacement, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Partial Knee Replacement, Total Joint Replacement

Jason Nascone, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center; Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Hip Preservation, Limb Deformity, Nonunion, Orthopaedic Traumatology, Osteomyletis, Pelvis and Acetabular Surgery, Post-Traumatic Reconstruction

Robert O'Toole, MD 
Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Division Head of Orthopaedic Traumatology and Chief of Orthopaedics,
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Medical Degree:  Harvard Medical School
Residency: Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency
Internship: Brigham & Women's Hospital
Fellowship: University of MD Medical System
Special Interests: Mal-Union, Non-Union, Orthopaedic Trauma, Osteomyelitis

Raymond Pensy, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: Curtis National Hand Center
Special Interests: Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Traumatology



Andrew N. Pollak, MD 
The James Lawrence Kernan Professor of Orthopaedics,
Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Chief of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland Medical System

Medical Degree: Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospital of Cleveland
Fellowship: University of California Davis Medical Center
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Traumatology

Marcus Sciadini, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Interim Chief, Department of Orthopaedics,
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Medical Degree:  Vanderbilt University College of Medicine
Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System; Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Special Interests: Nonunions, Orthopaedic Traumatology, Pelvis and Acetabular Surgery, Post-traumatic Reconstruction

M. Gerard-Paul Slobogean, MD, MPH, FRCSC 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  University of British Columbia
Residency: University of British Columbia; University of Maryland Medical System
Internship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship: St. Michael's Hospital – Toronto
Special Interests: Malunion, Nonunion, Orthopaedic Traumatology, Pelvis & Acetabulum Surgery, Posttraumatic Shoulder & Elbow Reconstruction

Jide Tinubu, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  Howard University College of Medicine
Residency: Howard University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston
Special Interests: Orthopaedic Trauma

Pediatric

Joshua Abzug, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, University of Maryland Bracial Plexus Clinic
Deputy Surgeon-in-Chief, University of Maryland Children's Hospital

Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine
Fellowship: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric Upper Extremity

Shoulder & Elbow

Mohit Gilotra, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Special Interests: Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries, Biceps Tear, Clavicle Injuries, Community Trauma Involving Ankle, Knee, Hip, and Arm Fractures, Elbow and Shoulder Arthroscopy, Elbow and Shoulder Replacement, Should and Elbow Fractures, Labral Repair, Posttraumatic Reconstruction, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Arthritis, Shoulder Dislocation, Tommy John Reconstruction

Syed Hasan, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Service,
University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics

Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Barnes Jewish Hospital
Fellowship: Arthroscopy & Reconstruction Fellowship of Northern Virginia; University of Pennsylvania Health Systems
Special Interests: Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Arthroscopic Shoulder Instability, Elbow Arthroscopy,  Elbow Contractures, Humeral Non-Unions, Post-Traumatic Reconstruction, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Tendon Transfers, Tommy John Surgery, Total Elbow and Shoulder Replacement
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery

M. Gerard-Paul Slobogean, MD, MPH, FRCSC 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  University of British Columbia
Residency: University of British Columbia; University of Maryland Medical System
Internship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship: St. Michael's Hospital – Toronto
Special Interests: Malunion, Nonunion, Orthopaedic Traumatology, Pelvis & Acetabulum Surgery, Posttraumatic Shoulder & Elbow Reconstruction

Spine 

Kelley Banagan, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Upstate Medical University
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center
Special Interests: Cervical Spine Conditions, Lumbar Spine Conditions, Pediatric Spine Conditions, Spinal Infections and Tumors, Thoracic Spine Conditions
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery

Daniel Gelb, MD 
Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Fellowship: Washington University Medical Center
Special Interests: Adolescent Scoliosis, Adult and Pediatric Deformity, Disc Herniation and Replacement
Image Guided Spine Surgery, Kyphosis, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Myelopathy, Radiculopathy, Scoliosis, Spinal Reconstructive Surgery, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors and Infections
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery

Eugene Koh, MD, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship: Emory University Spine Center; Rhode Island Hospital 
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Spinal Tumors


Steven Ludwig, MD 
Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Spine Surgery, UM Department of Orthopaedics

Medical Degree: UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Adult Reconstructive Spine Surgery, Degenerative Diseases of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine, Disc Herniation and Replacement, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Tumors and Infections, Sports-Related Spine Injuries, Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical Spine

Sports Medicine

Craig Bennett, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of California, San Francisco Medical School
Residency: Emory University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Special Interests: Arthroplasty for Unicompartmental Arthritis, Complex Knee, Shoulder, and Ankle Reconstructive Procedures for the Athlete, Knee Ligament, Cartilage, and Meniscus Surgery, Partial Knee Replacements, Sports Medicine
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery


Brian Corwell, MD 

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Orthopaedics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: University of MD Medical System
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine
Special Interests: Concussions, Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics, Primary Care Sports Medicine

Claudia Dal Molin, DO 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Fellowship: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Special Interests: Concussion, Diagnostic & Procedural Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography Female Athletic Triad, General Musculoskeletal Complaints, Pre-Participation Sports Physicals, Stress Fractures
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Sports Medicine

R. Frank Henn III, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Residency Program,
University of Maryland Department of Orthopedics

Medical Degree: Brown Medical School
Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
Internship: New York Presbyterian Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital
Special Interests: Cartilage Restoration, Joint Repair and Replacement, Arthroscopy, Ligament Repair and Reconstruction, Tendon Repair, Tendon Transfers, Cartilage Transplantation, Osteochondral Transplantation, Osteotomies, Complex Reconstructions of the Shoulder and Knee
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports Medicine

Jonathan Packer, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree:  Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center
Special Interests: ACL and PCL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization and Labral Repair, 
Glenoid Labrum Injuries, Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI), Labral Tears and Instability, Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Ligament, Cartilage, and Meniscus Surgery, Ligament Repair and Reconstruction, Meniscus and Cartilage Transplantation, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Instability, Sports Medicine, Tendon Repair and Reconstruction, Tommy John surgery

Total Joint Replacement 

Farshad Adib, MD 
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Islamic Azad University-Tehran Medical Branch
Residency: Akhtar Hospital, Shahid Beheshti Medical University
Fellowship: Harvard Medical School - Children's Hospital of Boston; Nirschl Orthopedic Center/Virginia Hospital; University of Virginia Hospitals
Special Interests: ACL Reconstruction, Hip Arthroscopy, Hip Preservation Surgery, Meniscus Repair, Pediatric Hip Conditions (Hip Dysplasia, Perthes), Periacetabular Osteotomy, Surgical Hip Dislocation, Total Knee Arthroplasty

Theodore Manson, MD 
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Inpatient Orthopaedic Unit, 
Unniversity of Maryland Medical Center

Medical Degree: Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery; R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Interests: Hip fractures, Hip socket fractures, Knee Replacement, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Partial Knee Replacement, Total Joint Replacement