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Uma Srikumaran, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.

Umasuthan Srikumaran, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.

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4.9out of 5
210 Ratings
  • Chair, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery at Howard County General Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Anterior Shoulder Instability, Arthritis, Arthritis of the Shoulder, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Arthroscopic Surgery, Baseball Injuries, Bone Surgery, Fractures, Joint Diseases, Joint Pain, Joint Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Platelet-Rich Plasma, Rotator Cuff, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Dislocations, Shoulder Disorders, Shoulder Fractures, Shoulder Instability Stabilization Surgery, Shoulder Joint Dislocations, Shoulder Labral Tear, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Surgery, Shoulder Ultrasound, Sports Injuries, Sports Injuries to the Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Tendon Surgery, Torn Cartilage, Total Joint Replacement, Upper Extremity, Upper Extremity Surgery more

Research Interests

Disorders of the shoulder; clinical outcomes; value analysis research more

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Howard County

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6754
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Dr. Umasuthan Srikumaran is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at Howard County General Hospital. Specializing in shoulder surgery, Dr. Srikumaran treats patients with shoulder pain, rotator cuff disease, traumatic injuries, instability or dislocations, fractures, osteoarthritis or other sports related injuries.

His surgical expertise includes fracture fixation, rotator cuff repair, shoulder stability procedures, revision shoulder surgery, as well as total shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements.

Dr. Srikumaran earned his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He performed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at Harvard at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Srikumaran joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2011.

His research interests include clinical outcomes and value analysis.

Read what patients are saying about the care they've received from Dr. Srikumaran. more


  • Chair, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery at Howard County General Hospital
  • Director, Shoulder Fellowship
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2005)


  • Orthopaedic Surgery; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2010)


  • Shoulder Surgery; Massachusetts General Hospital (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery) (2013)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trials

Conventus CAGE™ PH for use in Proximal Humerus Fracture Fixation Doc. Post-Approval Prospective Study

A Post-Market Clinical Follow-up Study of the TITAN™ Reverse Shoulder System used in Primary or Revision Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

A Post-Market, Prospective, Multi-Center, Open-Label, Single Arm Clinical Evaluation of the Integra® TitanTM Modular Shoulder System 2.5 for Primary Shoulder Joint Replacement

A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of FX006 in Patients With Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis or Shoulder Adhesive Capsulitis

Selected Publications

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Shi BY, Diaz M, Belkoff SM, Srikumaran U. Pullout strength of cement-augmented and wide-suture transosseous fixation in the greater tuberosity. Clin Biomech. 2017;50:154-159.

Binkley M, Albrecht MJ, Srikumaran U. Noninvasive device helps with elective, traumatic shoulder incision closure. Orthopedics Today. June 2017.

Sodha S, Srikumaran U, Choi K, Borade AU, McFarland EG. Clinical assessment of the dynamic labral shear test for superior labrum anterior and posterior lesions. Am J Sports Med. 2017;45(4):775-781.

Srikumaran U, Stein BE, Tan EW, Freehill MT, Wilckens JH. “Upper-extremity peripheral nerve blocks in the perioperative pain management of orthopaedic patients: AAOS exhibit selection.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Dec 18;95(24):e197(1-13). doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01745. Review.

Stein BE, Srikumaran U, Tan EW, Freehill MT, Wilckens JH. “Lower-extremity peripheral nerve blocks in the perioperative pain management of orthopaedic patients: AAOS exhibit selection.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Nov 21;94(22):e167. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.K.01706. Review. PMID: 23172334

Activities & Honors


  • 2019 Travelling Fellow, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons

Videos & Media

  • Play Video:

    Rotator Cuff Injury Symptoms and Treatment (Q&A)

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    Shoulder Arthritis Symptoms and Treatment (Q&A)

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    Shoulder Replacement

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    Shoulder Fracture and Symptoms

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    Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections | Q&A

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Rotator Cuff: Options for Massive Cuff TearsOrthopaedic Principles (April 2022)

New Technologies for Shoulder Damage | Orthopaedic Surgery (November 2017)

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery – a New Option for Shoulder Degeneration | Johns Hopkins Medicine (November 2013)

Wear & Tear of Your Shoulder: No Gain, Just Pain | Johns Hopkins Medicine (May 2012)

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
  • 4.8 Provider Knew Medical History
  • 4.9 Provider Showed Respect
  • 4.7 Provider Spent Enough Time
  • 4.8 Overall Rating by Patient


4.9 out of 5 (210 Ratings, 71 Comments)
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