James J. York, MD
Dr. Jim York is a specialist in sports medicine for all ages, with a clinical focus on all aspects of care for shoulder, and knee. He specializes in cartilage transplants and joint repair/reconstruction. Dr. York is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Subspecialty Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
After serving three years in the Army, and years in private practice with Chesapeake Orthopaedics, Dr. York then joined OSMC / Luminis Orthopaedics in 2014. Dr. York is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He has participated as an Instructor at AANA Shoulder Surgical Courses. He has served as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and previously, the Uniformed Services University. Dr. York was recognized by Annapolis Magazine as a “Top Doc” in 2011.
Dr. York’s leadership in Medicine has included Associate Chair of Surgery and Past President of the Medical Staff at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. He is currently President-elect of MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society. At MedChi, he also served as chair of the Legislative Council. Dr. York is the past president of the Maryland Orthopaedic Association.
At the National Level, Dr. York has served as Maryland representative to the Board of Councilors (BOC) of the AAOS and served as Chair of the BOC State Legislative and Regulatory Issues Committee.
Dr. York is a “double Hoya.” At Georgetown University, he majored in Chemistry with a minor in Math and was a member of the Crew (Rowing) Team. He then graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine with honors from the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. Dr. York completed his Surgery Internship & Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center; including specialty Trauma training at the renowned University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
Dr. York has been invited to speak at many national and international medical meetings and has contributed to Orthopaedic literature in numerous journals.
Dr. York has always demonstrated a special interest in the treatment and prevention of sports injuries. He served as Team Doctor for Archbishop Spalding HS for 26 years and has provided game coverage, preseason sports physicals, and coach training seminars at Youth Athletic Organizations, High Schools, and the Anne Arundel Community College. Dr. York served as a youth soccer coach for Severna Park Green Hornets organization for many years and earned a US Soccer Federation 'D' coaching license. He currently enjoys Martial Arts (Chen style Taijiquan and Chen sword), golf, bicycling, Irish language, medieval, and military history.
Dr. York has an FCC amateur radio license (KC3SOK) and is a member of the Medical Amateur Radio Council (MARCO).
Dr. York has two grown children. He and his wife live in Millersville.
Multi-ligamentous Knee Injuries
Degenerative Knee preservation
Complex knee surgery
Total & Partial Knee Replacement
Rotator cuff tears
Shoulder instability & dislocations
AC Joint pain or separations
Complex shoulder surgery
Degenerative shoulder preservation
Effect of graft choice on the outcome of revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Cohort.
MARS Group; MARS Group.Am J Sports Med. 2014 Oct;42(10):2301-10.
Predictors of clinical outcome following revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
MARS Group.J Orthop Res. 2020 Jun;38(6):1191-1203. doi: 10.1002/jor.24562. Epub 2020 Jan 14.PMID: 31840832
Rate of infection following revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and associated patient- and surgeon-dependent risk factors: Retrospective results from MOON and MARS data collected from 2002 to 2011.
MARS Group, J Orthop Res. 2021 Feb;39(2):274-280. doi: 10.1002/jor.24871. Epub 2020 Oct 19.PMID: 33002248
Meniscal Repair in the Setting of Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Results From the MARS Cohort.
MARS Group, Am J Sports Med. 2020 Oct;48(12):2978-2985. doi: 10.1177/0363546520948850. Epub 2020 Aug 21.PMID: 32822238
Mid-term outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction across age groups: A national database study.
Kelly M, Turcotte J, Thomas D, Petre B, Morganti C, York J, Redziniak D.J Orthop. 2021 Jan 20;23:150-154. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2021.01.003. eCollection 2021 Jan-Feb.PMID: 33551608
Early postoperative pain and opioid consumption after arthroscopic shoulder surgery with or without open subpectoral biceps tenodesis and interscalene block.
Turcotte JJ, Thomas DM, Lashgari CJ, Zaidi S, York JJ, Gelfand JM, Petre BM, Redziniak DE.J Orthop. 2020 Aug 26;22:372-376. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2020.08.024. eCollection 2020 Nov-Dec.PMID: 32952329
Rehabilitation Predictors of Clinical Outcome Following Revision ACL Reconstruction in the MARS Cohort.
MARS Group.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 May 1;101(9):779-786. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00397.PMID: 31045665
Association Between Graft Choice and 6-Year Outcomes of Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the MARS Cohort.
MARS Group, Am J Sports Med. 2021 Aug;49(10):2589-2598. doi: 10.1177/03635465211027170. Epub 2021 Jul 14.PMID: 34260326
Osteoarthritis Classification Scales: Interobserver Reliability and Arthroscopic Correlation.
Wright RW; MARS Group.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jul 16;96(14):1145-1151. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00929. Epub 2014 Jul 16.PMID: 25031368
Femoral tunnel malposition in ACL revision reconstruction.
Morgan JA, Dahm D, Levy B, Stuart MJ; MARS Study Group.J Knee Surg. 2012 Nov;25(5):361-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1299662. Epub 2012 May 3.PMID: 23150344
Meniscal and Articular Cartilage Predictors of Clinical Outcome After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
MARS Group.Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jul;44(7):1671-9. doi: 10.1177/0363546516644218. Epub 2016 May 9.PMID: 27161867
Descriptive epidemiology of the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) cohort.
MARS Group, Wright RW, Huston LJ, Spindler KP, Dunn WR, Haas AK, Allen CR, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Lantz BB, Mann BJ, Stuart MJ.Am J Sports Med. 2010 Oct;38(10):1979-86. doi: 10.1177/0363546510378645.PMID: 20889962
Radiographic findings in revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions from the Mars cohort.
MARS Group.J Knee Surg. 2013 Aug;26(4):239-47. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1329717. Epub 2013 Feb 12.PMID: 23404491
Association between previous meniscal surgery and the incidence of chondral lesions at revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Brophy RH, Wright RW, David TS, McCormack RG, Sekiya JK, Svoboda SJ, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Steger-May K; Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Group.Am J Sports Med. 2012 Apr;40(4):808-14. doi: 10.1177/0363546512437722. Epub 2012 Feb 28.PMID: 22374942
Association of Meniscal Status, Lower Extremity Alignment, and Body Mass Index With Chondrosis at Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Brophy RH, Haas AK, Huston LJ, Nwosu SK; MARS Group, Wright RW.Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jul;43(7):1616-22. doi: 10.1177/0363546515578838. Epub 2015 Apr 21.PMID: 25899434
Multirater agreement of the causes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction failure: a radiographic and video analysis of the MARS cohort.
Matava MJ, Arciero RA, Baumgarten KM, Carey JL, DeBerardino TM, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Miller BS, Nissen CW, Taft TN, Wolf BR, Wright RW; MARS Group.Am J Sports Med. 2015 Feb;43(2):310-9. doi: 10.1177/0363546514560880. Epub 2014 Dec 23.PMID: 25537942
Differences in mechanisms of failure, intraoperative findings, and surgical characteristics between single- and multiple-revision ACL reconstructions: a MARS cohort study.
Chen JL, Allen CR, Stephens TE, Haas AK, Huston LJ, Wright RW, Feeley BT; Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Group.Am J Sports Med. 2013 Jul;41(7):1571-8. doi: 10.1177/0363546513487980. Epub 2013 May 22.PMID: 23698386
Instructional Course Lecture Presenter at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting: Practice Evaluation and Managed Care Contracting: 1998, 1999 and 2000.
Cervical Spine Research Society, “Untreated Nonunions of Type II Dens Fractures” Boston, Massachusetts, Dec., 1985
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting: “Acute Fractures of the Dens,” Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan., 1985
Subspecialty Board Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine