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We Are Now Open for Elective Surgeries and Procedures

As our communities begin to reopen, we are now offering select elective surgeries and procedures at our ambulatory surgery facilities in Maryland. We also continue to offer telemedicine visits and in-person visits as needed.

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How We Make Sure You Are Safe

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, our doctors and care teams are taking extra precautions to make your visit as safe as possible.

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Testing and Screening

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Masks and Protective Equipment

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Social Distancing

Learn more about our COVID-19 safety precautions.


How to Schedule Your Appointment

Elective Procedures

If you've been already scheduled for a procedure that had to be postponed, we will reach out to reschedule. If this is a new procedure, please contact us at 443-997-2663 to schedule a consultation.
Learn more about preparing for your appointment.

Video Visits (Telemedicine)

Many new and existing Johns Hopkins patients have the option to have a video appointment (telemedicine) with their provider, depending on their healthcare need. If you don't have a device to use for a video visit, you and your provider may decide that a telephone call will meet your needs.
Learn more about video visits.
New Patients (not previously seen by the Orthopaedics Department)
Existing Orthopaedics Department Patients

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

Hand Arthritis | Bill's Story

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.
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‘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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