Leigh Ann Curl, MD| Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Sports Medicine | MedStar Health

Leigh Ann Curl, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (981 reviews)

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Languages: English

(410) 350-7178

About me

Dr. Leigh Ann Curl is the Chief of Orthopaedics at MedStar Harbor Hospital. As part of the MedStar Sports Medicine team, Dr. Curl is the head orthopaedic surgeon for the Baltimore Ravens. She has been with the Ravens since 1998.

In March 2018, she was elected President of the NFL Physicians Society. As president, Dr. Curl will help provide direction and support for the physicians and athletic trainers to ensure athletes receive the highest standard of medical and surgical care. In 2019, she was inducted into Robert “Tick” Cloherty - Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.

In addition, she is currently assistant team physician for the Baltimore Orioles, and has also served as team physician for the University of Maryland Terrapins, the New York Mets, USA Women's Basketball, USA Women's Rugby, Johns Hopkins University and St. John's University in New York.

Dr. Curl is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. She is board certified and has trained at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Hospital for Special Surgery. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut where she played collegiate basketball. Her expertise is sports-related injuries and complex conditions of the shoulder and knee.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • 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
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
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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
  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arm Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Pain
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bucket Handle Meniscus Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Bursitis Of The Shoulder
  • Calcific Tendonitis
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Comminuted Fracture
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Distal Clavicular Osteolysis
  • Elbow Bone Spur
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gonarthrosis
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Jumper's Knee
  • Juvenile Osteochondrosis
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament Tear
  • Locking Knee
  • Loose Body In The Knee
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Elbow
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Multiple Ligament Knee Injury
  • Muscle Tears
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Osteochondral Defect
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Overuse Injury
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patella Injury
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellar Tendon Rupture
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pectoral Muscle Injury
  • Pectoralis Major Tendon Injury
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Posterolateral Corner Injury
  • Proximal Humerus Fractures
  • Quadriceps Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Synovial Chondromatosis
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Throwing Injury
  • Tibial Spine Fracture
  • Tricep Injury
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Procedures I perform

  • Achilles Tendon Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
  • Arthroscopy Of Knee
  • Arthroscopy Of Shoulder
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Damaged Knee Cartilage Removal
  • Exertional Compartment Release
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Microfracture Surgery
  • Knee Stabilization
  • Latarjet
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Meniscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Achilles Tendon Surgery
  • Multiple Ligament Reconstruction
  • Orthopedic Stem Cell Injection
  • Osteochondral Allograft
  • Osteochondral Autograft
  • Pectoralis Major Tendon Tear Repair
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Of The Knee
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Of The Shoulder
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injection (PRP) Of The Elbow
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Labral Tear Repair
  • Shoulder Stabilization
  • Stem Cell Injection
  • Stem Cell Treatment For Joint Disease
  • Superior Capsular Reconstruction
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement, Age Greater Than 50
  • Total Knee Replacement, Age Less Than 50
  • Total Shoulder Replacement Revision Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
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Practice locations

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2900 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD, 21225

410-350-8336

Fax 855-314-5299

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2118 Greenspring Drive
Suite 210
Timonium, MD, 21093

410-350-8336

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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
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna HMO
    • Network OA
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Open POS II
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Open HMO
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Fellowship Program: Hospital for Special Surgery (1995)

Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1994)

Internship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1990)

Medical School: John Hopkins Univ School of Med (1989)

Awards

  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc, 2017, 2019, & 2020

Team Affiliations

  • Head orthopedic surgeon with the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Assistant team physician with the Baltimore Orioles.

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Nov 29, 2023

    Overall good experience

  • Nov 22, 2023

    No planned procedure as there for post op f/u.Dr. C was fantastic!

  • Nov 8, 2023

    Dr Curl is so nice