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Justin R. Hoover, MD

Dr. Justin Hoover is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who joined The Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center team in August 2013. He is originally from Pennsylvania and graduated from Gettysburg College where he majored in Biology and graduated Summa Cum Laude, with additional recognition in the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In 2018, Dr. Hoover was honored with the Gettysburg College Young Alumni Achievement Award for Career Development. In 2019, Dr. Hoover was honored by the AAMC Nurses as Physician of the Year for AAMC.

Dr. Hoover earned his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine (formerly MCP Hahnemann) in 2007 and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He then completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of South Carolina/Palmetto Health Richland in 2012. While in residency, Dr. Hoover received the Orthopaedic Department Resident of the Year Award in 2010 and 2012. He completed an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta where he honed his joint replacement skills with intensive training in cutting edge surgical techniques in arthroplasty.
Dr. Hoover enjoys hip and knee replacement surgery because of the consistency of success in the properly selected patient. Dr. Hoover's professional goal is the improvement in quality of life for patients with pain secondary to hip and knee problems.

Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty

This exciting alternative technique for hip replacement surgery allows the surgeon to expose the hip without disturbing muscular attachments to the bones around the joint. This allows the hip to remain stable after surgery and prevents the need for "dislocation precautions." The approach involves a single, short incision over the front of the hip joint as opposed to the side or back of the hip. The procedure is performed on a special orthopaedic table, which features independent leg spars. These spars allow the leg to be positioned so that access to the joint occurs without the need to remove muscle or tendons from the thigh bone. Dr. Hoover has performed the surgery on a wide variety of patients, ranging in age from the early forties to the mid eighties.

In addition to Anterior Total Hip Replacement surgery, he specializes in Total Knee Replacement, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Revision Knee Arthroplasty, Lower Extremity Trauma, and Multimodal/Pre-emptive analgesia for hip and knee arthroplasty.
He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

Dr. Hoover and his wife live in Annapolis with their two boys. He enjoys boating on the Chesapeake. He also enjoys enjoys golf, baseball, soccer, and spending time with his family & friends.

Anterior Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Revision Total Knee Replacement
Revision Total Hip Replacement

Gettysburg College
Medical School
Drexel University College of Medicine
Emory University in Atlanta
University of South Carolina/Palmetto Health Richland

Video of Dr. Hoover discussing joint replacements. 

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