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Casey Humbyrd, M.D.

Casey Jo Humbyrd, M.D.

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4.9 out of 5
106 Ratings
  • Chief, Foot and Ankle Division
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Achilles, Ankle Arthroscopy, Ankle Impingement, Ankle Injuries, Ankle Replacement Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle, Bunions, Flat Feet, Foot and Ankle, Foot Surgery, Hammer Toe, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Osteochondral Lesions, Sports Injuries to the Ankle, Tendon Surgery more

Research Interests

Medical Ethics in Orthopedic Surgery

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
4940 Eastern Avenue
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Dr. Casey J. Humbyrd is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and chief of the Foot and Ankle Division at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her expertise includes treatment of foot and ankle injuries such as ankle arthroscopy, ankle impingement, ankle replacement surgery and achilles tendon rupture repair, including the mini-open procedure. 

Dr. Humbyrd earned her M.D. at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Johns Hopkins and performed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Baltimore’s Mercy Medical Center.

She is a Young Physicians Representative for the American Medical Association. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Orthopaedic Association and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. more


  • Chief, Foot and Ankle Division
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2008)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)


  • Mercy Medical Center / Foot and Ankle Surgery (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (2016)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Humbyrd CJ, Sugarman J. Ethical Considerations Related to Impaired Driving After Orthopaedic Injuries. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Jul 20;98(14):e60. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.15.00875. No abstract available. PMID: 27440576

Humbyrd CJ, Miller EK, Skolasky RL, Fayad LM, Frassica FJ, Weber KL. Patient Anxiety, Pain, and Satisfaction With Image-Guided Needle Biopsy. Orthopedics. 2016 Mar-Apr;39(2):e219-24. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20160119-01. Epub 2016 Jan 25. PMID: 26811954

Humbyrd CJ, Bae S, Kucirka LM, Segev DL. Incidence, Risk Factors, and Treatment of Achilles Tendon Rupture in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease. Foot Ankle Int. 2018 Mar 1:1071100718762089. PMID: 29582683

Humbyrd CJ. The Ethics of Bundled Payments in Total Joint Replacement: "Cherry Picking" and "Lemon Dropping". J Clin Ethics. 2018 Spring;28(1):62-68. PMID: 29565798

Miller EK, Tanaka MJ, LaPorte DM, Humbyrd CJ. Pregnancy-Related Ligamentous Laxity Mimicking Dynamic Scapholunate Instability: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2017 Jul-Sep;7(3):e54. PMID: 29252884

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Graduate Program Affiliation

Associate Faculty- Berman Institute of Bioethics

Activities & Honors


  • Board of Directors, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor, 2018
  • Elected to the American Bone and Joint Society
  • Young Physician's Representative, American Medical Association
  • Delegate, American Medical Association


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Candidate Member
  • American Orthopaedic Association- Emerging Leaders Forum
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society

Professional Activities

  • Member-at-Large, American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Board of Directors

Videos & Media

Foot and Ankle Injuries | Q&A with Dr. Casey Humbyrd

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

How to choose shoes now to avoid foot pain and surgery later | The Philadelphia Inquirer (January 2019)

Blacks, Women, Low Income Patients Unfairly Denied Surgery? | Orthopedics This Week (January 2019)

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Treat Plantar Fasciitis? | Time (June 2018)

Treatment for ‘Untreatable’ Foot and Ankle Deformities | Orthopaedic Surgery (November 2017)

7 Types of Leg Pain (and When to Take Them Seriously) | Reader's Digest (September 2016)

7 Things Doctors Tell Their Friends About Feet | Redbook Magazine (April 2016) 

Hip, Hip Hooray! | Her Mind Magazine (October 2015)

A Great Feat | Johns Hopkins Medicine (February 2016)

Patient Ratings & Comments

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