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Uma Srikumaran, M.D.
Umasuthan Srikumaran, M.D.
4.6 out of 5
Chair, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery at Howard County General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Expertise: 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, 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 ...read more
Research Interests: Disorders of the shoulder; clinical outcomes; value analysis research
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Dr. Umasuthan Srikumaran is an assistant 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.
- Chair, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery at Howard County General Hospital
- Director, Shoulder Fellowship
- Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Departments / Divisions
- Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder Surgery
- MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2005)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Orthopaedic Surgery (2010)
- Massachusetts General Hospital / Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2011)
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)
Research & Publications
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
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
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Videos & Media
Rotator Cuff Injury Symptoms and Treatment (Q&A)
Orthopedic surgeon Uma Srikumaran, M.D., describes the symptoms of rotator cuff injuries and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
Shoulder Arthritis Symptoms and Treatment (Q&A)
Orthopedic surgeon Uma Srikumaran, M.D., describes the symptoms of shoulder arthritis and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
Orthopedic surgeon Uma Srikumaran, M.D., describes common shoulder ailments and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options
Shoulder Fracture and Symptoms
Orthopedic surgeon Uma Srikumaran, M.D., describes the symptoms of a broken shoulder and the treatment options.
Recent News Articles and Media Coverage
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)