Kenneth Benjamin Tepper, MD| Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine | MedStar Health
Kenneth Benjamin Tepper

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

4.8 out of 5 (1516 reviews)

Specialties: 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 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
  • Gluteus Medius Tear
  • Gluteus Medius Tear Repair
  • Hip Impingement
  • 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
  • Articular Cartilage Microfracture
  • 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
  • Jumper's 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
  • Quadriceps Femoris Muscle Tear
  • Quadriceps Injury
  • Radial Fracture
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Running Injury
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Sever's 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
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Damaged Knee Cartilage Removal
  • Gluteus Medius Tear Repair
  • 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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412 Malcolm Drive
Suite 200
Westminster, MD, 21157

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1838 Greene Tree Road
Suite 245
Pikesville, MD, 21208

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia

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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)

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

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.8
  • Care provider’s discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • May 1, 2024

    All is good

  • Apr 29, 2024

    Dr. Tepper and his staff are excellent and efficient.

  • Apr 8, 2024

    Awesome