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Shoulder and Elbow | Hand and Wrist | Foot and Ankle | Spine | Sports Medicine | Musculoskeletal Oncology | Pediatric Orthopaedics | Additional Clinicians 


Andrew Pollak, MD
The James Lawrence Kernan Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
Chief of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Orthopaedic Traumatology; Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Degree: Northwestern University School of Medicine
Internship: University Hospital of Cleveland - General Surgery
Residency: University Hospital of Cleveland - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: University of California Davis Medical Center - STC, Orthopaedic

 

SHOULDER and ELBOW

Photo of Doctor S. Ashfaq Hasan, M.D.S. Ashfaq Hasan, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics; Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Program
Special Interests: Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair; Arthroscopic shoulder instability; Elbow arthroscopy; Elbow Contractures; Humeral non-unions; Post-traumatic reconstruction; Reverse total shoulder replacement; Total elbow replacement; Total shoulder replacement
Medical Degree: Georgetown University
Residency: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Orthopaedics
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania, Shoulder & Elbow Medicine
Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports Medicine


Dr. GilotraMohit Gilotra, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Acromioclavicular joint injuries; Biceps tear; Clavicle injuries; Community trauma involving ankle, knee, hip, and arm fractures; Elbow arthroscopy; Elbow replacement; Fractures around the shoulder and elbow; Labral Repair; Posttraumatic reconstruction; Reverse shoulder replacement; Rotator cuff repair; Shoulder arthritis; Shoulder arthroscopy; Shoulder dislocation; Shoulder replacement; Throwing injuries to the shoulder and elbow; Tommy John reconstruction
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: University of MD Medical System, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Ortho, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery


Gerard Slobogean, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics; Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Program
Special Interests: Malunion; Nonunion; Orthopaedic Traumatology; Pelvis & Acetabulum Surgery; Post-traumatic Shoulder & Elbow Reconstruction
Medical Degree: University of British Columbia
Residencies: University of British Columbia - Orthopaedic Surgery; University of MD Medical System - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: St. Michael's Hospital - Toronto - Upper Limb Reconstruction & Orthopaedic Trauma


HAND and WRIST

Ngozi Akabudike, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Medical Degree: Cornell University Medical College
Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery,Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Ebrahim Paryavi, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Hand Surgery; Peripheral nerve surgery; Microvascular surgery; Orthopaedic trauma; Malunions; Nonunions; Osteomyelitis (bone infections)
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: The Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital - Hand Surgery
MPH: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Raymond A. Pensy, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Hand Surgery; Orthopaedic Traumatology
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: The Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital
Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery

 

FOOT and ANKLE


Hummira Abawi, DPM
Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests:Podiatry
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship: Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY
DPM: New York College of Podiatric Medicine

 

 

SPINE


Kelley Banagan, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests:Spinal infections and tumors
Medical Degree: Upstate Medical University
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center


Eugene Koh, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests:Spinal tumors
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship: Emory University Spine Center- Spine surgery; Rhode Island Hospital- Orthopaedic trauma
PhD: Massachusetts Institute of Technology- Biology


Steven Ludwig, MD
Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests:Adult Reconstructive Spine Surgery; Degenerative Diseases of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine; Disc Herniation and Replacement; Minimally Invasive; Spinal Stenosis; Spinal Tumors and Infections; Sports-Related Spine Injuries; Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical Spine
Medical Degree: UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital


Charles Sansur, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Medical Degree:University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency:University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: University of Virginia Health Sciences Center


SPORTS MEDICINE


Claudia Dol Molin, DO

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Concussion; Diagnostic & Procedural Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography; Female Athletic Triad; General Musculoskeletal Complaints; Pre-Participation Sports Physicals; Stress Fractures
Residency: Christiana Care Health System - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital - Sports Medicine
DO:Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Jonathan D. Packer, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests:ACL and PCL reconstruction; Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization and labral repair; Glenoid labrum injuries; Hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) labral tears and instability; Knee arthroscopy; Knee ligament, cartilage and meniscus surgery; Ligament Repair and Reconstruction; Meniscus and cartilage transplantation; Rotator Cuff Repair; Shoulder Arthroscopy; Shoulder instability; Sports Medicine; Tendon Repair and Reconstruction; Tommy John surgery
MD: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center - Sports Medicine


MUSCULOSKELETAL ONCOLOGY 

Vincent Y. Ng, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors; Metastatic Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors; Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue Oncology; Primary Bone Tumors; Soft Tissue Sarcoma
MD: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: Ohio State University Medical Center - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowships:  University of Washington Medical Center - Orthopaedic Oncology


PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS

Joshua M. Abzug, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Pediatric Orthopaedics; Pediatric Upper Extremity
Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, The Philadelphia Hand Center, Hand Surgery; Shriners Hospital for Children of Philadelphia and St. Christopher's Hospital For Children, Pediatric Upper Extremity/Pediatric Orthopaedics
Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery


ADDITIONAL CLINICIANS

Julia Dunning, CRNP
Erin Lock, CRNP
Julie Yetso, PA-C


To make an appointment with any of the physicians listed above, please call 410-448-6400.