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James J. York, MD

Dr. York joins OSMC in August of 2014.

After serving three years in the Army, Dr. James York has been in private practice with Chesapeake Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine in Glen Burnie, Maryland since 1988. Dr. York joins OSMC in August of 2014. He specializes in reconstructive shoulder, knee, total joint and cartilage transplant surgery. Dr. York is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is Subspecialty Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. 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 Associate Master Instructor at AANA Shoulder Surgical Courses and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University Of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. York was recognized by Annapolis Magazine as a “Top Doc” in 2011.

Dr. York has served as Associate Chair of Surgery and Past President of the Medical Staff at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. He is currently Secretary/Treasurer of the Maryland Orthopaedic Association (MOA) and recently served as Program Chair for the MOA Annual Meeting. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of MedChi, our State Medical Society. At MedChi he served as chair of the Legislative Council for 4 years. Dr. York is a member of the Board of Councilors of the AAOS and serves as Chair of the BOC State Legislative and Regulatory Issues Committee.

After graduating from Georgetown University and Georgetown University School of Medicine with honors from the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society, Dr. York completed his Surgery Internship & Orthopaedic Residency at University of Maryland Hospital.

Over the past 26 years, Dr. York has demonstrated a special interest in the treatment and prevention of sports injuries. He has 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 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, medieval and military history. Dr. York has two grown children. He and his wife live in Millersville.

Sports Medicine
Joint Replacement
Cartilage Transplant

Intraarticular findings in primary and revision ACL reconstruction surgery. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Sep; 39(9): 1889-93. PMID – 21646434

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

Georgetown University
Medical School
Georgetown University
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Board Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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