Dr. Paul Asdourian, MD

Dr. Paul Asdourian, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Paul Asdourian, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Lutherville Timonium, MD and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

2118 Greenspring Dr

Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093

Contact Information

(410) 821-8894

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Asdourian "Dr. Asdourian is a Spine Surgeon trained in reconstructive spinal surgery. He has a special interest and expertise in the treatment of adult spinal deformity, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative disc disease. For over 26 years Dr. Asdourian has utilized proven state of the art techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of failed cervical and lumbar decompressions and fusions. He is recognized as an authority in the evaluation and treatment of the injured worker."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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26  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

  • SUNY Stony Brook U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Boston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Shriners Hospital For Crippled Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Hammer Throw Record Holder (State University of New York), 1977
  • "Top Doc" Award for Orthopaedic Surgery (Baltimore , Maryland), 1992
  • "Top Doc" Award for Orthopaedic Spine Surgery (Baltimore , Maryland), 1995
  • Gold Medal Award (Armenian Benevolent Union), 1978
  • National Honor Society (Stuyvesant High School), 1973
  • Honored Professional (Whos Who in Executives and Professionals), 1996-1997
  • Regents Scholarship Certificate (State University of New York), 1973
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (State University of New York Health Science Center), 1981
  • High Honors in Biochemistry (Stuyvesant High School), 1977
  • Calouste Gubenkian Scholarship, 1977-1981
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Asdourian's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Asdourian to family and friends
80 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (80)

  • 5
    (72)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Asdourian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I had surgery with Dr. Asdourian two years ago for a severe progressive herniated spinal disc; within a month I was back at work and ever since I have been able to work almost up to 90% of my previous capacity in physical tasks. I continue to walk, exercise, maintain good condition and do yoga, and...more
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Showed no diligence in my procedure. Also, I'm not sure if he didn't just oversee a student doing the surgery. As well as, very difficult to communicate with; once he get's something in mind, it doesn't matter what else concerns you and has to be taken care of !!
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Dr. Asdourian is a true professional. His offices are well oiled machines. He came highly recommended by a friend who had two surgeries by him. The Dr. treated me and my wife with such care and consideration you would think we were personal friends. When he saw how much pain I was in from my lumbar...more
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Dr Asdourian performed cervical disc replacement (arthroplasty) on my C6/C7 segment mid November 2016. He was very thorough in explaining everything to me ahead of time and answered all of my questions. Dr Asdourian provided me with an option that I didn't think I would have with the disc...more
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Dr. Asdourian has performed two spinal surgeries on me. In 2006 he conducted a microdiscectomy of my lower back. In 2016 he performed ACDFs on two of my neck discs. Prior to both surgeries, I was in extreme pain, and in both cases, the pain was gone immediately after surgery. I continue to be...more
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