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Learn more about Orthopedic Surgeons and how to choose the right one for you

Learn more about Orthopedic Surgeons

An orthopedic surgeon specializes in diagnosing, treating, preventing and rehabilitating injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including the muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons, nerves and bones. An orthopedic surgeon provides medical and surgical care for people of all ages who have problems with their joints, muscles or bones.

An orthopedic surgeon typically:

 
  • Evaluates a patient’s medical history and any previous tests or records

  • Performs a physical exam

  • Provides exercise, alternative and rehabilitation therapies

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests and prescribes medications

  • Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic musculoskeletal diseases and conditions including back pain, arthritis, and sports injuries

  • Performs surgical procedures on your bones, joints, and surrounding tissues and structures, such as knee replacement or anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair

An orthopedic surgeon may also be known as a bone doctor, orthopedic doctor, joint specialist, or orthopedist. You may also see it spelled differently, as orthopaedic surgeon (orthopaedist).

There are 727 specialists practicing Orthopedic Surgery in Maryland with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 110 hospitals in Maryland with affiliated Orthopedic Surgery specialists, including Suburban Hospital, Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center and Anne Arundel Medical Center.

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