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J. Michael Niehoff, MD

J. Michael Niehoff MD

Director of Musculoskeletal Programs

Following residency training, Dr. Niehoff opened a family medicine office in Dundalk, MD. This practice was well received by the community and covered a full range of outpatient and inpatient services. His interest in sports medicine also started at this time, and he became the team physician for Dundalk High School, a position he held for 15 years. He now supervises the Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal Clinic in the Family Health Center. Dr. Niehoff also earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine and completed a fellowship in primary care faculty development at Michigan State University. He has been a full-time faculty member in the Family Medicine Residency since 1987. He is interested in teaching the whole range of family medicine and, in particular, office procedures and musculoskeletal medicine. Dr. Niehoff also holds leadership positions with the Baltimore County Medical Association and MedChi, the Maryland state medical society.

Undergraduate: Georgetown University

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University Hershey- College of Medicine

Residency: MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Fellowship: Primary Care Faculty Development, Michigan State University

Additional Certification: Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine, Registered Medical Examiner for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Scholarly Activity

  • Niehoff JM, Ryan Kelly. Improving The Musculoskeletal Exam: The Knee and Shoulder Checklist. Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Annual Meeting, Baltimore, May 2013.
  • AMA- Improving Health Outcomes for Hypertension Pilot Project, Physician Co-Director for the Family Health Center

Professional Organizations

  • Baltimore County Medical Association, Board Member
  • Med-Chi, House of Delegates, Co Chairman of the Operations Council
  • American Medical Association
  • Maryland Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Family Physicians, Fellowship 1986
  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Team Physician, Community College of Baltimore County (Essex & Dundalk), 2003-Present
  • Reviewer, Annals of Family Medicine (move this bullet point to scholarly activity)