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Robert Clifford Linton, II, M.B.A., M.D.

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  • Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Howard County General Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine, Quality Measures, Sports Medicine

Research Interests

Hospital throughput; patient safety; health information technology; and quality improvement


Dr. Linton is the Emergency Department Director for Howard County General Hospital. He has served as Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine for Medstar Union Memorial Hospital from 2008 to 2014 and completed his M.B.A. in medical services management from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2010. Dr. Linton has served on and led a number of hospital based and regional Emergency Medicine committees. In addition, he has served as an officer on the medical executive committee for Medstar Union Memorial and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Maryland ACEP.

Dr. Linton has several administrative interests including, hospital throughput, patient safety, health information technology, quality improvement and sports medicine. more


  • Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Howard County General Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Meharry Medical College School of Medicine (1996)


  • Howard University Hospital / Emergency Medicine (1999)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2001)

Videos & Media

2018 Armstrong Award for Excellence in Quality and Safety-Robert Linton, M.D., Howard County General Hospital

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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.

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