Dr. Kenneth Means Jr, MD

Dr. Kenneth Means Jr, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Dr. Kenneth Means Jr, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Rutgers Med Sch-Umdnj in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

3333 N Calvert St Bldg Johnstonprofessional

Baltimore, MD 21218

Contact Information

(410) 235-5405

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Concentra
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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 94% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Means Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Means Jr "Dr. Means is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and has achieved the Certificate of Added Qualification for Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. At the Curtis National Hand Center @ MedStar Union Memorial Hospital Dr. Means is involved in clinical and academic activities which include surgical and non-surgical care of patients with hand and upper extremity conditions, research, lecturing, book and journal publication, and education of fellows and residents from MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Dr. Means attended a 7-year accelerated B.S./M.D. program at TCNJ-Rutgers, completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, and then did additional fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery and microsurgery at the Curtis National Hand Center."


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4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture


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48  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 7-Year Accelerated B.S./M.D. Program
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Rutgers Med Sch-Umdnj
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Curtis National Hand Center Hand/Upper Extremity Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Dr. Paul Miranti Department of Anatomy Award, 1997
  • Union Memorial Hospital Orhopaedic Surgery Research Award, 2004
  • Curtis National Hand Center Golden Apple Award, 2010
  • Union Memorial Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery Golden Apple Award, 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society Selection, 2000
Media & Publications
  • 9 Hand/Upper Extremity Textbook Chapters,
  • 11 Journal Publications,
  • WBFF FOX45 News Dupuytren disease, WMAR TV 11 OClock News Thumb arthritis, WYPR FM 88.1 Cubital tunnel syndrome, Baltimore Sun with Chris Emery Use caution to avoid common winter injuries, WBAL AM 1090 with Bruce Elliott Distal radius fractures,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Means Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Means Jr to family and friends
24 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Means Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I am so glad my Orthopedic surgeon referred me to Dr. Means! He is not a Doctor who wants to rush a patient to the operating room unless it is absolutely necessary. He will look at the problem, explain the nature of the injury and then discuss the options. I would definitely recommend him to...more
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Great as Surgeon, but have not been able to get a call back from his PA for follow up in two days.
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Excellant surgeon and very professional. Very thorough in explaining my options regarding sur
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