Barry J. Waldman, MD, an Orthopaedic Surgeon with The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics – OrthoMaryland

Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Barry J. Waldman, who serves patients throughout the State of Maryland.

Committed to excellence, Dr. Waldman is an internationally renowned board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon & a specialist in joint replacement. With expertise in the treatment of shoulder, hip, and knee disorders, he practices at The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics – OrthoMaryland with locations in Baltimore at Quarry Lake, Lutherville, and Owings Mills.

“We are committed to creating a practice that feels like a family–for our patients and each other. We endeavor to treat every member of the OrthoMaryland family with respect, compassion, and a healing hand. CAO OrthoMaryland – our practice, our family, our promise” as stated on their website. 

Named a “Top Doctor” by Baltimore Magazine in 2011 and 2009, Dr. Waldman serves as the Director of the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics, which is a nationally recognized, multidisciplinary orthopaedic institution for the comprehensive treatment of hip, knee, and shoulder arthritis. 

Additionally, he serves as an Instructor at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and can be found on staff at: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Good Samaritan Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Northwest Hospital Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; and Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Earning the coveted title of Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS), the doctor remains a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, the Southern Orthopaedic Association, the Maryland Orthopaedic Society, and the Baltimore County Medical Society.

A 1992 of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Waldman went on to complete his internship within the Department of Surgery at the same educational venue in 1993. He completed his residency within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, followed by his fellowship in total joint replacement and arthritis treatment at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. 

Following his training, he became board-certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopaedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopaedic surgeons. 

In addition to his practice and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Waldman has developed a minimally invasive hip replacement approach along with minimally invasive knee and hip replacement systems. He has published many papers on minimally invasive orthopaedic hip replacement, thromboembolic prophylaxis, knee and hip complications, and orthopaedic implant design. He is also a frequent guest speaker at national and international orthopaedic meetings and symposia.

Doctors from Japan, Korea, Sweden, Belgium, England and many other countries have traveled to Baltimore to observe Dr. Waldman in surgery. He frequently appears on television as an expert discussing topics related to joint replacement, as well as has lectured and trained other orthopaedic surgeons throughout the United States and Europe.

Among his clinical research experience, Dr. Waldman serves as a Principal Investigator of: Phase III trial, oral factor X inhibitor for post joint replacement DVT prophylaxis, Bristol-Myers Squibb (2004 – present); Phase IV trial, Long – term outcomes, Repicci unicompartmental knee replacement system, Biomet (2002 – present); Phase IV trial, Long – term outcomes, Ascent total knee replacement system, Biomet (2000 – present); and Phase IV trial, Long – term outcomes, 38M2A hip replacement system, Biomet (2001 – present). 

Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. They work in clinical and hospital settings.

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