Dr. Gelb, an associate professor of orthopaedics and co-director of the UM Spine Program, specializes in adult and pediatric spinal deformity, including scoliosis and kyphosis, spinal tumors and infections, spinal trauma as well as a full range of degenerative spinal conditions.
Dr. Gelb received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine, and afterward completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Rochester. He then completed an Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and an Yves Cotrel Fellowship for the study of surgery of the spine in Paris, France.
Prior to coming to the University of Maryland, Dr. Gelb spent eight years as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at Penn State University College of Medicine. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Ludwig, an associate professof of orthopaedics and the co-director of the UM Spine Program, specializes in a full range of adult spinal disorders. His clinical interests include degenerative diseases of the cervical and lumbar spine, spinal tumors, infections, traumatic injuries to the cervical spine, sports-related spine injuries, minimally invasive surgical techniques, as well as disc replacement surgeries.
Dr. Ludwig graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University/Jefferson Medical College of Pennsylvania. Following his residency, Dr. Ludwig completed further specialized training in Spine Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He then became an Assistant Professor for the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Penn State University College of Medicine. Dr. Ludwig is board certified in orthopaedic surgery.