Philip B. Bovell, MD is an Orthopaedic Surgeon Currently Practicing with his Private Practice

Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Philip B. Bovell, who serves patients in Fort Washington, Maryland. 

Dr. Bovell is an orthopaedic surgeon serving Fort Washington and the surrounding communities. He operates his own private practice, Philip Bovell – a practice dedicated to providing care to the injured elderly or inoperable, with emphasis on post orthopedic surgical care, therapeutic modalities, pain management, prevention management through muscle strengthening and safety, and a broad understanding of bone health. Additionally, he is affiliated with Fort Washington Medical Center. 

Dr. Bovell earned his medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine in 1974. Additionally, he completed residencies in general and orthopaedic surgery with Howard University Hospital. 

Orthopaedics is a branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Bovell tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. He has expertise in surgery, knee surgery, arthroscopy, sports medicine, osteoarthritis, joint pain and swelling, joint replacement, bone fracture, laminectomy, carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated discs, scoliosis, and hip surgery. 

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