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Max Allen Mondestin, M.D.

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Assistant of Orthopaedic Surgery


Expertise: Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Spine Disease, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Disc Pain, Lumbar Spine Diseases, Orthopaedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Spine, Spine Surgery more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

601 N. Caroline St.
5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Mondestin is an orthopaedic spine surgery fellow at the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. His clinical and research interests include degenerative cervical disease, degenerative lumbar disease and clinical outcomes of nonoperative and operative interventions. more


  • Assistant of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Emory University School of Medicine (2011)


  • Medical University of South Carolina Health / Orthopaedic Surgery (2017)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Orthopaedic Surgery - Spine

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Turgeon NA, Perez S, Mondestin M, Davis SS, Lin E, Tata S, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Pearson TC, Sweeney JF. The impact of renal function on outcomes of bariatric surgery. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 May;23(5):885-94. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2011050476. Epub 2012 Mar 1. PMID: 22383694

Activities & Honors


  • Nominee, Resident Leadership Forum, American Osteopathic Association, 2015 - 2015
  • Nominee, 48th Annual Course for Orthopaedic Educators, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2015 - 2015
  • Applause Award for Excellence in Patient Care, Medical University of South Carolina, 2013 - 2013
  • Erich Randolph Scholarship for Academic Achievement, 2009 - 2009


  • North American Spine Society, 2015
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Association, 2012
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2012

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Closed Reduction of Shoulder Dislocations in the Emergency Department the Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Experience
    Oral Presentation, Research Day, Charleston, SC (04/09/2015)
    Medical University of South Carolina
  • Tibial Shaft Fracture Management
    Oral Presentation, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Charleston, SC (07/06/2013)
    Medical University of South Carolina
  • Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures
    Oral Presentation, Charleston, SC (05/30/2012)
    National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists
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