Kenneth Benjamin Tepper, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (783 reviews)

Specialities: Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine

Languages: English

410-751-9354

About me

Dr. Kenneth Tepper is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine who sees patients in Pikesville, Hunt Valley and in Westminster.. He is one of only a few surgeons nationwide who perform hip arthroscopy.  

Dr. Tepper is the medical director for athletics at Stevenson University and is also medical staff for the USA Men's U-21 lacrosse team.  He served as Associate Chief Medical Officer of the 2018 Men's World Lacrosse Championship in Netanya, Israel.

Dr. Tepper's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery of the hip, shoulder, and knee; partial and total knee replacement, including robotic joint replacement using MAKOplasty, as well as repair of the hip labrum and hip abductor. 

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arthroscopy Of Hip
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendon Tear
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Achilles Tendonosis
  • Acromioclavicular Fracture
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Separation
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis Of The Hip
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Ankle Tendon Tear
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Apophysitis
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bucket Handle Meniscus Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Bursitis Of The Shoulder
  • Calcific Tendonitis
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Calf Pain
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Chronic Muscle Injury
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Comminuted Fracture
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Knee
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Distal Clavicular Osteolysis
  • Distal Radial Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibula Fracture
  • Finger Sprain
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Tendon Tear
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastrocnemius Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Gluteus Medius Tear
  • Gonarthrosis
  • Growth Plate Fracture
  • Growth Plate Injury
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Hip Abductor Tear
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Insertional Tendonitis
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Joint Sprain
  • Jumpers Knee
  • Knee Effusion
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Growth Plate Fracture
  • Knee Growth Plate Injury
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Ligament Tear
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Strain
  • Knee Tendon Injury
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Fracture
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament Tear
  • Locking Knee
  • Loose Body In The Hip
  • Loose Body In The Knee
  • 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
  • Multiple Ligament Knee Injury
  • 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
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Overuse Injury
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patella Injury
  • Patella Tendon Tear
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellar Tendon Rupture
  • Patellofemoral Arthritis
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Peroneal Tendonitis
  • Proximal Humerus Fractures
  • Proximal Ulnar Fracture
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Quadriceps Femoris Muscle Tear
  • Radial Fracture
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Running Injury
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Severs Disease
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Slap Tear
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Sports Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Related Clavicle Injury
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Hip Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Sports Related Knee Injury
  • Sports Related Lower Extremity Injury
  • Sports Related Lumbar Spine Injury
  • Sports Related Patella Injury
  • Sports Related Shoulder Injury
  • Sports Related Upper Extremity Injury
  • Sports Related Wrist Injury
  • Stress Fracture Of The Radius
  • Stress Fractures
  • Synovial Chondromatosis
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Throwing Injury
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibial Spine Fracture
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Toe Fracture
  • Tricep Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Ulnar Fracture
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Wrist Dislocation
  • Wrist Pain
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Procedures I perform

  • Anti Inflammatory Medications
  • Arthroscopy Of Hip
  • Arthroscopy Of Knee
  • Arthroscopy Of Shoulder
  • Articular Cartilage Microfracture
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Damaged Knee Cartilage Removal
  • Hip Labral Tear Repair
  • Hip Preservation
  • Hip Surgery
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Injection
  • Knee Steroid Injection
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscal Surgery
  • Non Surgical Arthritis Treatment
  • Non Surgical Fracture Care
  • Robotic Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Labral Tear Repair
  • Shoulder Stabilization
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Total Knee Replacement Age Greater Than 50
  • Total Knee Replacement Age Less Than 50
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Practice locations

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2 Loveton Circle
Sparks, MD, 21152

410-472-2672

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1838 Greene Tree Road
Pikesville, MD, 21208

410-751-8800

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412 Malcolm Drive
Westminster, MD, 21157

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1419 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, MD, 21208

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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

Fellowship Program: Kentucky Sports Medicine (2002)

Residency Program: University of Cincinnati (2001)

Internship Program: University of Cincinnati (1997)

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (1996)

Hospital affiliations

News and publications

Matlak S, Andrews A, Looney A, Tepper KB. Postoperative Rehabilitation of Rotator Cuff Repair: A Systematic Review. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2021 Jun 1;29(2):119-129. 



Cheney S, Casey E, Abutalib Z, Tepper KB, Dressler R, Sutton KM. Men's Lacrosse Injuries in the 2018 International World Championship Play. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 May 19;9(5).



 



 


Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.7
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.7
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.6
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.6
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.7
  • Aug 18, 2021

    Very Good

  • Aug 17, 2021

    Dr. Tepper has been my doctor for a couple years and has been very good

  • Aug 9, 2021

    Dr Tepper did a great job explaining everything to me.