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Edward George McFarland, M.D.

Wayne H. Lewis Professor of Orthopaedic and Shoulder Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Appointment Phone

443-997-2663

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

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Titles

  • Wayne H. Lewis Professor of Orthopaedic and Shoulder Surgery
  • Director, Division of Shoulder Surgery
  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments

Locations

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II
Baltimore, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-583-2851
Fax: 410-583-2855

Expertise

Anterior Shoulder Instability, Arthritis of the Shoulder, Baseball Injuries, Elbow Injuries, Elbow UCL Reconstruction, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Shoulder Surgery, Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuies, Rotator Cuff, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Shoulder Arthritis/Replacement, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Dislocations, Shoulder Disorders, Shoulder Disorders-Arthritis, Shoulder Fractures, Shoulder Instability Stabilization Surgery, Shoulder Joint Dislocations, Shoulder Labral Tear, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Surgery, SLAP Tears, Sports Injuries, Sports Injuries to the Shoulder, Tendonitis of the Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Total Elbow Replacement

Research Interests

Sports shoulder injuries; Shoulder replacement surgery, primary and revision surgery; Examination of the shoulder; Epidemiology of shoulder injuries; Injuries to athlete elbow

Biography

Dr. Edward G. McFarland is a professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He is the Wayne H. Lewis Professor of Orthopaedics and Shoulder Surgery and serves as director of the Division of Shoulder Surgery. He specializes in the treatment of shoulder and elbow injuries.

Dr. McFarland received his B.S. in biology at Murray State University and completed his M.D. at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He performed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Group in Santa Monica, California. He joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins in 1992 as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and became a full professor in 2005.

His areas of special interest include injuries to the shoulder and elbow (particularly those injuries associated with baseball and other sports), and related issues such as shoulder instability, shoulder rotator cuff problems and shoulder joint replacements. In addition to these, his research areas of interest include ligament healing, biomechanics of throwing and epidemiology of shoulder injuries.

Dr. McFarland is a member of numerous professional organizations, serves on the editorial boards of three journals and is a past president of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. He has authored or co-authored over 170 peer-reviewed articles, 20 book chapters and three full books, and has won several awards for his research and service.

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  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of Louisville School of Medicine / MD (1982)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2010)
    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (1990)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Dein EJ, Huri G, Gordon JC, McFarland EG. "A Humerus Fracture in a Baseball Pitcher After Biceps Tenodesis." Am J Sports Med. 2014 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
    2. McFarland EG, Maffulli N, Buono AD, Murrell GA, Garzon-Muvdi J, Petersen SA. "Impingement is not impingement: the case for calling it ‘Rotator Cuff Disease’." Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2013 Aug 11;3(3):196-200. eCollection 2013.
    3. Hyun YS, Huri G, Garbis NG, McFarland EG. "Uncommon indications for reverse total shoulder arthroplasty." Clin Orthop Surg. 2013 Dec;5(4):243-55. doi: 10.4055/cios.2013.5.4.243. Epub 2013 Nov 18.
    4. Johnson CC, Sodha S, Garzon-Muvdi J, Petersen SA, McFarland EG. "Does Preoperative American Society of Anesthesiologists Score Relate to Complications After Total Shoulder Arthroplasty?" Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print].
    5. Bernholt DL, Garzon-Muvdi J, LaPorte DM, Yang SC, McFarland EG. "A survey of current policy and practice of surgical exposure for preclerkship medical students at American medical institutions." Am J Surg. 2013 Sep;206(3):433-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.01.032. Epub 2013 Jun 6.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Distinguished Alumnus, Murray State University, 1998
    • 1st place, Resident/Fellow Basic Science Presentation, Annual Maryland Orthopaedic Association Scientific Program, 2000
    • 3rd place, Resident/Fellow Basic Science Presentation, Annual Maryland Orthopaedic Association Scientific Program, 2001
    • Elected to the Administrative Board, American College of Sports Medicine, 2003
    • Named “Top Doc,”, Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore MD, 2008
    • Service Excellence Award, Health Network Foundation, Cleveland OH, 2008
    • Named “Top Doc,”, Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore MD, 2012

    Memberships

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American College of Sports Medicine
    • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
    • Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
    • Baltimore County Medical Association
    • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
    • Maryland Medical Association
    • Maryland Orthopaedic Society
    • National Athletic Trainers Association
    • Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity
    • Society for American Baseball Research
    • Society for Tennis Medicine and Science
    • Southern Medical Association
    • Southern Orthopaedic Association

    Professional Activities

    • Board of Trustees, Maryland Orthopaedic Association, 2006 - 2007
    • President, Maryland Orthopaedic Association, 2007 - 2008
    • Second Vice President, The American College of Sports Medicine, 2007 - 2009
    • Board of Trustees, Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station, 2009
      Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    • Second Vice President, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, 2010 - 2011
    • President, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, 2011 - 2012
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