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Edward George McFarland, MD

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

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

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Titles

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

Expertise

Arthritis of the Shoulder, Baseball Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Shoulder Disorders, Shoulder Fractures, Shoulder Joint Dislocations, Sports Injuries to the Shoulder

Research Interests

Shoulder injuries; Ligament healing; Epidemiology of shoulder injuries; Biomechanics of throwing; Examination of the shoulder

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, serves as co-director of the Division of Shoulder Surgery and is a team physician for the Johns Hopkins University Department of Athletics. 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.

Languages

  • English

Memberships

Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons

American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons

Eastern Orthopaedic Association

American College of Sports Medicine

Society for Tennis Medicine & Science

Maryland Orthopaedic Society

Maryland Medical Association

Baltimore County Medical Association

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Society for American Baseball Research

Southern Orthopaedic Association

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

National Athletic Trainers Association

Southern Medical Association

Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity

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  • Education +

    Training

    • University of Louisville School of Medicine ( Louisville KY) (1982)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (2011)
    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2010)
  • 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.
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  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    Named “Top Doc,” Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore MD, 2012 & 2008

    Service Excellence Award, Health Network Foundation, Cleveland OH, 2008

    Elected to the American College of Sports Medicine Administrative Board, 2003

    3rd place, Resident/Fellow Basic Science Presentation, Annual Maryland Orthopaedic Association Scientific Program, 2001

    1st place, Resident/Fellow Basic Science Presentation, Annual Maryland Orthopaedic Association Scientific Program, 2000

    Distinguished Alumnus, Murray State University, 1998

    Professional Activities

    Editorial board member, American Journal of Sports Medicine

    Editorial board member, The Journal of Athletic Training

    Editorial board member, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

    President, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, 2011-2012

    Second Vice-President, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, 2010-2011

    Board of Trustees, Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2009-Present

    Second Vice-President, The American College of Sports Medicine, 2007-2009

    President, Maryland Orthopaedic Association, 2007-2008

    Board of Trustees, Maryland Orthopaedic Association, 2006-2007

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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
    10753 Falls Road
    Pavilion II
    Baltimore, MD 21093
    Phone: 410-583-2851
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
    Fax: 410-583-2855
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    Department/Division

    • Orthopaedic Surgery

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