Bruce Robert Knolmayer, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (569 reviews)

Specialities: Orthopedic Surgery

Languages: English

(301) 774-8959

About me

Dr. Knolmayer is the Chief of Orthopaedics at our MedStar Montgomery Medical Center location. He is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement and sports medicine, but also performs other general orthopaedic surgeries. He attended Cornell University as an undergraduate, graduating with distinction, and attended Georgetown University Medical School, graduating cum laude. He completed his orthopaedic residency at Georgetown Hospital in 1997.

Dr. Knolmayer started in private practice in 1997 and joined Medstar Georgetown Orthopaedics in February 2011. He has participated on numerous committees at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and has also served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery in the past. Dr. Knolmayer has also served the community as team doctor for Watkins Mill High School football team from 1997-2010.  He also has been voted a Top Doc in the Washingtonian and Bethesda magazines.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hip
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Knee
  • Knee Fracture
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Sports Related Injury
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormalities Of The Arms
  • Abnormalities Of The Hips
  • Abnormalities Of The Legs
  • Accessory Navicular
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendonosis
  • Acromioclavicular Fracture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis Of The Shoulder
  • Ankle Dislocation
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Ankle Tendon Tear
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Avascular Necrosis Of Hip
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Arm
  • Bankart Lesions
  • Bicep Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Bursitis Subcutaneous Tendo Achilles
  • Calf Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cts
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Chronic Muscle Injury
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Comminuted Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Compound Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Elbow
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Foot
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hand
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hip
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Knee
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Shoulder
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Spine
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Symphysis
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Distal Radial Fracture
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Bone Spur
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Mass
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tendonitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibula Fracture
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Osteoarthritis
  • Foot Pain
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Hand Osteoarthritis
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Tendonitis
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Hip Abductor Tear
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Over Age 60
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Joint Infection
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Clunk Syndrome
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged 60 And Older
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Fracture
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Mass
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament Tear
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Lower Extremity
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Upper Extremity
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscal Tear Age Greater Than 50
  • Meniscal Tear Age Less Than 50
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Radius
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Ulna
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Orthopedic Infections
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteochondral Lesions
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Foot And Ankle
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Lower Extremities
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Upper Extremities
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans Ocd Of The Ankle
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Hip
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Knee
  • Overuse Injury
  • Overuse Injury Of The Ankle
  • Paratenonitis
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pectoralis Major Tendon Injury
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pelvis Osteoarthritis
  • Persistent Pain After Orthopedic Surgery
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Of The Hip
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Of The Knee
  • Proximal Ulnar Fracture
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Radial Fracture
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
  • Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Spine Osteoarthritis
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fracture Of The Radius
  • Stress Fractures
  • Synovial Chondromatosis
  • Synovitis
  • Tarsal Coalition
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibial Spine Fracture
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Toe Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Ulnar Fracture
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Ulnar Nerve Subluxation
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Wrist Dislocation
  • Wrist Fracture
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Procedures I perform

  • Acromioclavicular Joint Repair
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Of Knee
  • Bone Reset
  • Bone Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery
  • Closed Reduction And Manipulation
  • Damaged Knee Cartilage Removal
  • Elbow Injection
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hip Joint Injection
  • Hip Preservation
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement And Reconstructive Surgery
  • Joint Revision
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscal Surgery
  • Non Surgical Fracture Care
  • Non Surgical Management Of Osteoarthritis
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation Orif Clavicle
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation Orif Proximal Humerus
  • Percutaneous Pinning
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Shoulder Labral Tear Repair
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Surgery For Arthritis
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement Age Greater Than 50
  • Total Hip Replacement Age Less Than 50
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Surgery
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Practice locations

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18101 Prince Philip Drive
Olney, MD, 20832

301-774-8958

Fax 301-774-8959

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1997)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1993)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (1991)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    5.0
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Aug 25, 2021

    Outstanding experience and care

  • Aug 23, 2021

    Everyone was a good listener and ver patience

  • Aug 19, 2021

    All providers answered my questions and helped me make informed decisions.