Robert P McKinstry, MD| Hip And Knee Orthopedic Surgery | MedStar Health

Robert P McKinstry, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (1482 reviews)

Specialties: Hip And Knee Orthopedic Surgery

Languages: English

410-554-6768

About me

Robert McKinstry, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in total joint replacement and reconstruction. He utilizes robotic joint replacement using MAKOplasty.

In addition to his medical degree, Dr. McKinstry earned a master's of physiology. He has completed a medical device fellowship with the Center for Devices and Radiologic Health, part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Dr. McKinstry is a member of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


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Clinical areas of focus

  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Computer Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Revision
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Arthrofibrosis Of The Knee
  • Avascular Necrosis Of Hip
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Knee
  • Bursitis Of The Hip
  • Cartilage Damage Of Hip
  • Chondromalacia
  • Deconditioned Knee
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hip
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Knee
  • Gluteus Medius Tear
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Over Age 60
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Hip Sprain
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Instability After A Total Knee Replacement
  • Knee Click
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged 60 And Older
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Knock Knee Deformity
  • Locking Knee
  • Loose Body In The Hip
  • Loose Body In The Knee
  • Loosening Of A Total Hip Replacement
  • Loosening Of A Total Knee Replacement
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Multiple Ligament Knee Injury
  • Osteochondral Lesions
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Lower Extremities
  • Osteochondritis Of The Knee
  • Osteolysis
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Knee
  • Pain After A Total Knee Replacement
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patella Injury
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellar Tendon Rupture
  • Patellofemoral Arthritis
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Periprosthetic Femur Fracture
  • Popliteal Cyst
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Of The Hip
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Of The Knee
  • Pseudarthrosis Of The Tibia
  • Pubic Symphysis Fracture
  • Pubic Symphysis Separation
  • Recurrent Dislocation Of A Total Hip Replacement
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Stiffness After A Total Knee Replacement
  • Tibial Spine Fracture
  • Tibial Tendonitis
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Procedures I perform

  • 2 Stage Revision Of Hip Replacement
  • 2 Stage Revision Of Knee Replacement
  • Acetabular Surgery
  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Arthrodesis Of The Knee
  • Arthroscopy Of Knee
  • Computer Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Damaged Knee Cartilage Removal
  • Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Hip Joint Debridement
  • Hip Joint Injection
  • Hip Surgery
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Fusion
  • Knee Injection
  • Knee Realignment
  • Knee Stabilization
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Makoplasty
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Partial Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patella Realignment
  • Patellofemoral Arthroplasty
  • Patient Specific Instrumentation
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Of The Hip
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Of The Knee
  • Reconstruction Of Hip
  • Reconstructive Knee Surgery
  • Removal Of Hip Prosthesis
  • Removal Of Knee Prosthesis
  • Resurfacing Of Acetabulum
  • Resurfacing Of Hip
  • Retrograde Drilling Avascular Necrosis
  • Robotic Knee Surgery
  • Robotic Partial Knee Replacement
  • Surgery For Arthritis
  • Synovectomy Of Knee
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement, Age Greater Than 50
  • Total Hip Replacement, Age Less Than 50
  • Total Hip Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement, Age Greater Than 50
  • Total Knee Replacement, Age Less Than 50
  • Total Knee Revision
  • Viscosupplementation
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9501 Old Annapolis Road
Suite 220
Ellicott City, MD, 21042

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810 Bestgate Road
Suite 310
Annapolis, MD, 21401

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412 Malcolm Drive
Suite 200
Westminster, MD, 21157

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3333 North Calvert Street
Johnston Professional Bldg Ste 101
Baltimore, MD, 21218

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2410 Evergreen Road
Gambrills, MD, 21054

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2118 Greenspring Drive
Suite 110
Timonium, MD, 21093

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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
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Tricare Prime
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship Program: Anderson Orthopedic Clinic (2013)

Residency Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2012)

Internship Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2007)

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University (2005)

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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
  • Dec 19, 2023

    Dr. McKinstry was very professional, informative and engaging. He admirably understood my situation from both his and my perspective. Our conclusion was mutually beneficial.

  • Dec 18, 2023

    Great

  • Nov 14, 2023

    Dr. McKinstry was excellent and I forgot to clearly say THANKYOU for my fabulous hip replace, as I was so excited to be out of the house and having my first post-op visit.