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Raj Deu, M.D.

Rajwinder Singh Deu, M.D.

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4.9out of 5
314 Ratings
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Dance Injuries, Elbow Injuries, Joint Pain, Knee Injuries, Muscle Strain Injuries of the Hip, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries, Platelet-Rich Plasma, Sports Injuries, Sports Injuries to the Ankle, Sports Injuries to the Shoulder, Sports Medicine (non-surgical) more

Research Interests

Comprehensive medical care of athletes

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Howard County

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6754
10700 Charter Drive
Suite 205
Columbia, MD 21044 map

Johns Hopkins Health Care – Odenton

Appointment Phone: 443-546-1570
1106 Annapolis Road
Suite 310
Odenton, MD 21113 map


Dr. Rajwinder Deu is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. A specialist in primary care sports medicine, his areas of clinical expertise include musculoskeletal disorders, musculoskeletal injuries, orthopaedic surgery, orthopaedics, sports injuries and sports medicine (non-surgical). He leads the Dance Medicine Program at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Deu sees and treats adults and high school-aged athletes (from recreational to professional) with a wide range of non-operative sports medicine issues, including musculoskeletal injuries to all joints, acute injuries, strains, sprains, non-operative fractures, overuse injuries and running injuries. He has a special interest in helping performing artists with dance injuries and caring for patients with knee osteoarthritis.

He works closely with his sports medicine surgical partners in the event that his patients may be candidates for surgical treatment and helps provide a seamless integration between the non-surgical and surgical care of patients who are seen in the Division of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Deu received his B.S. in physiology and neurobiology from the University of Maryland at College Park. He earned his M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Michigan Health System and performed a fellowship in sports medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Deu worked as an assistant professor at Thomas Jefferson Medical College.

Dr. Deu’s research interests include the comprehensive medical care of athletes.

He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. more


  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD; University of Maryland School of Medicine (2001)


  • Family Medicine; University of Michigan Health System (2004)


  • Sports Medicine; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2005)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine (Family Medicine) (2004)
  • American Board of Family Medicine (Sports Medicine) (2005)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Deu’s research focuses on the comprehensive medical care of both recreational and professional athletes.

Activities & Honors


  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Videos & Media

Play Video:

Primary Care Sports Medicine | Q&A with Dr. Raj Deu

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Should You Go to the ER? How to Figure Out Where You’ll Get the Best Care for Your Injury | Dance Magazine (January 2022)

State of Addiction - Treating pain without opioids | WBAL-TV11 (April 2017)

Common Dance Injuries and Prevention Tips | Johns Hopkins Medicine (August 2016)

Dance Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention (Webinar) | Johns Hopkins Medicine (Summer 2016)

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

  • 4.9 Provider Explained Things Clearly
  • 4.9 Provider Listened Carefully
  • 4.9 Provider Knew Medical History
  • 4.9 Provider Showed Respect
  • 5.0 Provider Spent Enough Time
  • 4.9 Overall Rating by Patient


4.9 out of 5 (314 Ratings, 148 Comments)
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