Dr. Anthony Unger, MD

Dr. Anthony Unger, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
(23)
Save
Dr. Anthony Unger, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1000

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 657-1996

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Unger

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Unger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Unger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

111  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
Less
Read Less

42  Procedures

Less
Read Less

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hospital Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Unger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Unger's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Unger to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Unger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Unger is caring considerate and very professional l am very satisfied with surgeries performed by Dr. Unger and following his instructions I’ve had no problem healing.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Blaming post-op pain on the patient. Very little time spent caring for the patient after surgery is over.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option4thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I have always found the doctors at WOSM to be great. The wait times are short, scheduling is easy, and above all, the physicians take the time to walk through the diagnosis and the best course of treatment. I would highly recommend Dr. Unger.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option3thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I am extremely grateful to have had Dr. Unger as my surgeon. He performed anterior total hip replacements on my left hip (2015) and right hip (2016). He was professional, knowledgeable and patient in explaining the surgery and answering my questions. His competence resulted in my having successful...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option4thumbs down icon option1
Flag this
Dr. Unger replaced my right hip 2 years ago and it feels as if nothing has happened to my hip. I can perform any normal and sport activities, ignoring that I have a replaced hip. I have resumed horseback riding. Perfect job!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option2thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Unger
Are you Dr. Unger?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Orthopedic Surgery
(92)
Orthopedic Surgery
(21)
Orthopedic Surgery
(121)
Orthopedic Surgery
(66)
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
(20)
Orthopedic Surgery
(56)
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(29)
Orthopedic Surgery
(21)
Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
(20)
Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
(30)