Dr. Joshua Abzug, MD

Dr. Joshua Abzug, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Joshua Abzug, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Lutherville, MD and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from PA STATE UNIV COLL OF MED in 2004 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

1 Texas Station Ct Ste 300

Lutherville, MD 21093

Contact Information

(410) 448-6400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Disorders
more than 81% of peers
Fracture Care
more than 80% of peers
Elbow Injuries
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abzug "Please see my video on the university of Maryland website www.umm.edu/media/video/fad_abzug.htm Secondary Specialty - Pediatric upper extremity, Adult hand surgery, Brachial plexus birth palsy, Congenital hand differences, Pediatric fractures"

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Abzug does not have any board certifications listed.

113  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
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • 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
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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51  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 1st Place, Drexel University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 6th Annual Resident Research Day, 2008
  • 2nd Place, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society 2007 Fall Scientific Meeting, Resident/Fellow Competition, 2007
  • Educational Chief for Drexel University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, 2008-2009
  • Challenges in Fracture Care Across Disciplines, 2012
  • Nominee, Resident Clinical Excellence Award at Hahnemann University Hospital, 2008-2009
  • Whos Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 2000
  • 2nd Place, Philadelphia Hand Society Annual Meeting, 2010
  • 1st Place, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, 2008 Fall Scientific Meeting, Resident/Fellow Competition, 2008
  • Top 5 posters, AO North America, 2012
  • 2nd Place, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, 2009
  • Spring Scientific Meeting, Resident/Fellow Competition, 2009
  • Lake Buena Vista, FL. February, 2012
  • Summa Cum Laude, York College of PA., 2000
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abzug's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abzug to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Abzug's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My son broke his elbow on a Friday afternoon and we were seen by Dr Abzug Monday morning. Staff was very helpful. Dr Abzug thoroughly explained the problem and solution. Was very glad he included my son in the discussion so he understood exactly what was happening. Dr Abzug clearly made an...more
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Dr. Abzug is wonderful with my children and has diagnosed and treated serious injuries that an urgent care facility dismissed as a simple bruise on more than one occasion. I highly recommend him!
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