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Carmen Paz Pichard-Encina, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
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  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Arthritis of the Fingers, Arthritis of the Hand, Arthritis of the Knee (Knee Injection), Arthritis of the Shoulder, Back Disorders, Back Injuries, Back Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Radiculopathy, Degenerative Joint Disease (Osteoarthritis of the Hip), Degenerative Spine Disease, Geriatric Orthopaedics, Goosefoot (Pes Anserine) Bursitis of the Knee, Herniated Disc, Hip Bursitis, Hip Fracture Treatment, Hip Fractures, Hips, Joint Diseases, Joint Injections, Joint Pain, Knee Arthritis, Knee Joint Arthroscopy, Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Meniscus Tears, Muscle Strain Injuries of the Hip, Neck Pain, Orthopaedic Surgery, Patella Tendon Rupture, Patellar Fracture (Broken Kneecap), Patellar Tendonitis (Jumpers Knee), Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runners Knee), Rotator Cuff Injuries, Septic Arthritis of the Knee, Shoulder Disorders, Shoulder Disorders-Arthritis, Shoulder Fractures, Snapping Hip Syndrome, Spinal Pain, Spondyloarthritis, Spondylosis, Cervical, Spondyloysis, Tendinitis of the Hand, Fingers, and Wrist, Trigger Finger

Research Interests

Musculoskeletal education; Hand


Dr. Carmen Pichard-Encina is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include arthritis, back injuries and shoulder disorders, among many others.

Dr. Pichard-Encina obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland in College Park. She completed her medical degree and orthopaedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins. During her residency she was elected to the American Orthopaedic Association resident leadership forum.

Her research interests include musculoskeletal education to non-orthopaedic surgery colleagues, as well as conditions affecting the hand.

Dr. Pichard-Encina was honored to appear in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery “Heroes” Public Service Announcement Campaign. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Association and the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society.


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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Association
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
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