Baltimore’s New Comprehensive Center for Orthopaedics, Spine and Sports Medicine
August 7, 2017
Home to 26 Specialists, Advanced Imaging, and Rehab Opens Tuesday
COLUMBIA, Maryland (August 7, 2017)—MedStar Health is opening on Tuesday the Baltimore region’s premiere, comprehensive center for orthopaedics, spine and sports medicine. MedStar Health at Timonium, 2118 Greenspring Dr., is the new home to 26 physicians, with advanced radiology, ambulatory surgery, and specialized rehabilitation services on site.
Having all these services located together enables the care team to coordinate all the patient’s needs, streamlining appointments into one visit, including any diagnostic tests needed. Beyond convenience, it also means their doctor can easily consult with other specialists on site, which expedites diagnoses and treatment planning.
“This project serves as another demonstration of MedStar’s long-time commitment to making health care accessible where people live, work and play,” said Bob Gilbert, president of MedStar Ambulatory Services. “Currently, MedStar Health provides orthopaedic services in a number of different sites in the area. This unique approach to high-end specialized care epitomizes convenience, letting our patients get the care they need under one roof.”
MedStar Health at Timonium is the medical home for a number of professional teams and athletes including, the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Brigade and the Maryland Jockey Club. Specialists practicing here also are team physicians to numerous area colleges and high schools including Towson University, Goucher College, Stevenson University, St. Paul’s School, and Notre Dame Preparatory.
Services at the new center include:
- Orthopaedics: hip and knee; shoulder and elbow; foot and ankle, hand
- Sports medicine
- Pain management
- Outpatient surgery
The 46,300 square-foot center has:
- A 3T magnetic resonance image (MRI) scanner, along with X-ray and other diagnostics
- 26 exam rooms designed specifically for orthopaedic and sports medicine physicians
- Physical therapy and a state-of-the-art rehabilitation gym, and treatment area
- Ambulatory surgery center, with two ORs and a procedure room (opening in late fall 2017)
MedStar Sports Medicine, one of the most comprehensive sports medicine programs on the East Coast, is the official medical team of the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Blast, Baltimore Brigade, Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics, Washington Valor, D.C. United, U.S. Lacrosse, and 18 collegiate, and 34 high school teams.
The building renovation project was begun in November 2016. Project partners include Trinity Health Group, architects; Jeffrey Brown Contracting LLC, general contractor; and Jones Lang LaSalle, project management.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health combines the best aspects of academic medicine, research and innovation with a complete spectrum of clinical services to advance patient care. As the largest healthcare provider in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, MedStar’s 10 hospitals, the MedStar Health Research Institute and a comprehensive scope of health-related organizations are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. MedStar has one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the country, training 1,100 medical residents annually, and is the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University. MedStar Health is a $4.2 billion not-for-profit, regional healthcare system based in Columbia, Maryland, and one of the largest employers in the region. Our more than 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians all support MedStar Health’s Patient First philosophy that combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. For more information, visit MedStarHealth.org.
Ann Nickels, AVP, PR & Communications, MedStar Health
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Debra Schindler, Regional Director, Media & PR, MedStar Health – Baltimore
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