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Appointment and Procedure Updates

We are updating some appointment and procedure practices to help lessen the spread of the new coronavirus and COVID-19.

  • Many Johns Hopkins patients may now have the option to have a video appointment with their provider, depending on their healthcare need.
  • In some cases, appointments or procedures may need to be rescheduled. If there are changes to your care, your provider will contact you.


Johns Hopkins orthopaedic surgeons are experts in numerous bone and joint conditions affecting children and adults, whether they stem from trauma, age or overuse. From diagnosis through rehabilitation, our team will make sure you are informed about your options and confident in your treatment plan. 


Restoring Quality of Life

From spinal fusion and skeletal reconstruction to knee replacements and cancer surgery, our patients have diverse needs. See how personalized treatment from our experts has had a positive impact on their lives.


Adult Complex Scoliosis | Sara's Story

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Skeletal Reconstruction | Owen's Story


Featured News and Events


Will Osseointegration Change the Future of Prosthetics?

Osseointegration is a surgical procedure that involves inserting a metal implant into the bone of a residual limb, which then attaches directly to a prosthesis. The goal of this procedure is to make prosthetic limbs more comfortable and intuitive.
An arm with an osseointegrated implant

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Symposium

The Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Symposium offers clinicians comprehensive hands-on training on ultrasound-guided techniques in the diagnosis and management of most common musculoskeletal conditions.
Graphic of an ultrasound machine

‘Swiss Cheese’ Bones Could Be Cause of Unexplained Low Back Pain

Age-related changes to the cartilaginous tissue of the spine could invite painful nerve growth, says Xu Cao, Ph.D. This phenomenon may help explain why the vast majority of low back pain emerges in the absence of injury.
Rendering of ossified vertebral endplate
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