Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
10753 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21093
Arthritis of the Fingers, Arthritis of the Hand, Arthritis of the Wrist, Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hand and Wrist, Carpal Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytren's Contracture, Hand and Peripheral Nerve Conditions, Hand Conditions, Hand Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, Nerve Compression, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics , Orthopedic Hand Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Tendinitis of the Hand, Fingers, and Wrist, Tendon Transfer, Tendonitis of the Elbow, Tendonitis of the Hand and Wrist, Ulnar Neuropathy, Upper Extremity Reconstruction
Resident education; Wrist innervation; Wrist pain; Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tears; Peripheral nerve
Dr. Dawn LaPorte is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise are hand and wrist injuries, including ligament injuries, avascular necrosis, arthritis, nerve compression syndromes and Dupuytren’s contracture. Dr. LaPorte serves as the residency program director for the Orthopaedic Surgery Training Program.
Dr. LaPorte received her undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She completed her orthopaedic surgery training at Johns Hopkins and performed her hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship training at the Curtis National Hand Center.
Her research interests include wrist pain, triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tears and resident education.
Dr. LaPorte is a member of the American Society of Surgery for the Hand (ASSH) and serves on multiple ASSH committees, including the Diversity Committee and the Resident Education Committee. She serves on the Governing Council of the national Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors.