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Saturday Clinic is Canceled for April 8th, 2017

Apr 07, 2017

Saturday Clinic is Canceled for April 8th, 2017, due to an unexpected power outage. The Belcher and Sajak Pavilions on AAMC's main campus will be closed this weekend. All scheduled classes and events will be canceled. We apologize for the... [ learn more ]

2107 YIPS Conference

Jan 04, 2017

2017 Youth Injury Prevention in Sports (YIPS) will be hosted Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 5pm to 9:30pm. To learn more please click here... [ learn more ]

Emerging Concepts in Orthopedic Surgery

Sep 08, 2016

Join us for this one-day course for orthopedic surgeons, primary care providers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, nurses and other allied professionals who want to learn about emerging treatment options for common conditions encountered by orthopedic... [ learn more ]

Orthopedic Medical Director

Jun 21, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Gelfand for being named Orthopedic Medical Director of AAMG! Click here to watch a brief bio of Dr. Gelfand. ... [ learn more ]

AAMC Named Official Hospital and Orthopedic Surgeons for Chesapeake Bayhawks

Apr 06, 2016

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is now the official hospital for the Chesapeake Bayhawks, and its affiliated practice, Anne Arundel Medical Group (AAMG) Orthopedic Sports and Medicine Specialists are orthopedic surgeons for the team.“Anne Arundel Medical Center is the... [ learn more ]

Emerging Concepts in Orthopedic Surgery

Aug 20, 2015

Continuing Education - 8.5 CMEEmerging Concepts in Orthopedic Surgery Event OverviewThis course presented by Anne Arundel Medical Group Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists, is designed for orthopedic surgeons, primary care providers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, certified athletic... [ learn more ]

Surgeon Scorecard

Jul 21, 2015

Dr. Jim MacDonald performs more than 300 total knee replacements a year, six times more than almost every other knee surgeon in our area. And that, he told the News4 I-Team, is one of the reasons he thinks his patients... [ learn more ]

Welcome Dr. David Keblish

Jun 29, 2015

We are excited to announce that David J. Keblish M.D., will be joining the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Physicians on July 1st, 2015. Dr. Keblish has served as the team physician for many of Navy’s varsity teams, including Men's and Women's... [ learn more ]

Dr. Petre named Head Team Physician for the Bowie Baysox

Mar 30, 2015

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ben Petre on being named Head Team Physician for the Bowie Baysox. Dr. Petre is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder.... [ learn more ]

Pitch Perfect: Reducing Injuries in Young Baseball Players by Dr. Lashgari

Mar 30, 2015

To read Pitch Perfect: Reducing Injuries in Young Baseball Players by Dr. Cyrus Lashgari click here. ... [ learn more ]

Dr. Redziniak's patient makes generous donation

Jan 06, 2015

A patient’s husband has made a $10,000 anonymous gift to AAMC thanks to the wonderful treatment that Dr. Redziniak has provided to his wife. The husband states that Dr. Redziniak not only gave great care, but had an excellent attitude... [ learn more ]

Youth Sports Injury Conference

Dec 16, 2014

If you are a coach or athletic trainer of yougsters between the ages of 9-19, you dont want to miss our annual Injury Prevention Conference sponsored by Anne Arundel Medical Center being held on February 11th, 2015 from 5:30-9:30. To... [ learn more ]

Update: Saturday Morning Orthopedic Injury Clinic

Nov 11, 2014

Saturday Morning Orthopedic Injury Clinic Hours: 8-11 am Update: We are limiting the number of walk-in patients seen on Saturday Morning to ensure quality patient care and reduce wait time, beginning January 1, 2015. ... [ learn more ]

OSMC Fish for a Cure

Oct 23, 2014

The physicians and staff of The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center (OSMC) would like to thank everyone for the generosity and support!   This year OSMC had 2 boats on the bay in search of the elusive rockfish, and with everyone's... [ learn more ]

New Electronic Medical Record System

Jul 02, 2014

OSMC went live June 23rd on a new electronic medical record system called EPIC. Please be patient with us and we make this new transition, that is mandatated by the federal government. Our paperwork for patients to fill out prior to... [ learn more ]

Employment Opportunties

Jan 15, 2013

A new feature on the OSMC website is a page for Employment Opportunties. This page is located under the About Us Tab or click here to learn more.    ... [ learn more ]


Nov 20, 2012

OrthoTODAY, a service of the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, provides same-day visits for all patients experiencing a non life-threatening, acute orthopaedic injury. This new program offers extended hours of operation and timely access to orthopaedic specialists- six days a... [ learn more ]

Six Tips for Sledding Safety

Jan 22, 2015

Keep your children safe on the local sledding slopes by following these tips.. click here to read the full article by Dr. Semakula.... [ learn more ]

Dr. Chad Patton named the Medical Director of the AAMC Spine Program

Oct 08, 2014

Dr. Park announces with great pleasure the appointment of Chad Patton, MD as the Medical Director of the AAMC Spine Program. Our expanding spine program is unique in its depth and the combined expertise brought to it by our neurosurgical... [ learn more ]

Congratulations Dr. Petre! You’ve been recognized as a Vitals Top Ten Doctor in your neighborhood

Jun 10, 2014

Congratulations Dr. Petre! You’ve been recognized as a Vitals Top Ten Doctor in your neighborhood. Of the nation’s 870,000 active doctors, you are among the top 1% who have received this honor from their patients in 2014. Again, congratulations on this distinctive... [ learn more ]

Dr. Ben Petre honored with the Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award

Feb 03, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Petre, for being honored with the Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award. In fact, of the nation's 870,000 active doctors, only 3 percent are honorred by their patients. Congratulations again Dr. Petre. ... [ learn more ]

Hip and Knee Pain Class

Jan 19, 2014

The next Hip and Knee Pain Cass is Wednesday February 12th at 6pm at Bowie City Hall, featuring Marc Brassard, MD. Please click here for a full brochure on this upcoming class.... [ learn more ]

New Publication

Nov 26, 2013

Dr. Ben Petre has just published a new paper in the "Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy" titled: T2 Values of Articular Cartilage in Clinically Relevant Subregions of the Asymptomatic Knee. The paper discusses the ability of MRI to map the... [ learn more ]

Captain Lashgari and Team OSMC take First Place in the Fish For A Cure Tournament

Nov 08, 2013

Congratulations to Captain Lashgari for taking First place in the "Fish For A Cure" tournament, his fish weighed in at 18 pounds. Captain Lasgari and Team OSMC raised $6,880 and finished in 10th place with the most money raised out... [ learn more ]

Congratulations to the OSMC Top Docs!

Sep 03, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Parineet Bambrah, Dr. Marc Brassard, Dr. Jeffrey Gelfand, Dr. Thomas Harries, Dr. Cyrus Lashgari, Dr. Jame MacDonald, Dr. Peter Ove, and Dr. Daniel Redziniak for winning Top Docs 2013-2014! To read more please click here.... [ learn more ]

Congratulations to Dr. Marc Brassard

Jun 05, 2013

OSMC would like to take a moment to congratulate Dr. Marc Brassard for being named “Capital Newspapers-Readers Choice 2013 Winner” for Best Orthopedic Specialist. Also a Finalist and First Runner-up in 2012, Dr. Brassard took the number one spot with votes... [ learn more ]

National Playground Safety Week

Apr 22, 2013

April 22-26th 2013 is National Playground Safety Week. This year the organization is  teaming up with Dr. Ed Holt to help promote awareness to playground safety! Please click here to learn more. ... [ learn more ]

Dr. Benjamin Petre rejoins the Orioles Orthopaedic Staff

Mar 06, 2013

OSMC is proud to announce that Dr. Petre has rejoined the Baltimore Orioles Orthopaedic Staff. He also is the team physician for the US Snowboard Team, US Ski Team and Annapolis High School.... [ learn more ]

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Redziniak

Jan 28, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Redziniak for recently obtaining an additional subspecialty board certification in Sports Medicine. Although there are many sub-specialties within Orthopaedics, only two Orthopaedic disciplines are recognized as specific subspecialties by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American... [ learn more ]

County health care continues growth in Odenton office

Jan 21, 2013

The Capital: 1/20/13: County health care continues growth in Odenton Office please click here to read the article.  ... [ learn more ]

OSMC wins best overall website

Nov 20, 2012

OSMC won Best Overall Website, in the physician practice category for 2012 eHealthcare Leadership Awards. Click here to read more about the award.... [ learn more ]

AAMC Docs Talk- Pain Pain Go Away Knee and Hip Replacement

Oct 29, 2012

AAMC docsTalk: Pain Pain Go Away: Knee and Hip Replacement. Dr. Marc Brassard, will be speaking at Glenn Dale Golf Club on Tuesday November 13th at 6pm. This informative health discussion is an open forum. Please attend to learn more... [ learn more ]

Before and After

Oct 08, 2012

June 2011: AAMC Physician News Brief: Since 2009, Orthopedic surgeon James MacDonald, M.D., has been tracking his patients' quality of life knee scores before and after joint replacement. Click here to read more from the article. ... [ learn more ]

Image-Guided Knee Replacement

Oct 08, 2012

February 2012: 99213 AAMC Physician News Brief: In total joint replacement, implant size and position can determine the success of the procedure. Orthopedic Surgeon James MacDonald, M.D., has begun using pre-operative images to assist during knee replacement surgery. Click... [ learn more ]

New Ways to Fix Old Joints

Oct 02, 2012

Dr. James MacDonald, was featured in the Chespeake Taste: "New Ways to Fix Old Joints" click here to read the artice.  ... [ learn more ]

Pain Pain Go Away: Knee and Hip Replacement

Oct 02, 2012

Dr. James MacDonald is featured on AAMC Docs Talk: Pain Pain Go Away: Knee and Hip Replacement. He will discuss surgical and non-surgical options for pain relief. Other topics that will be discussed, include knee and hip anatomy, arthritis and... [ learn more ]

Role Reversal

Oct 02, 2012

AAMC Magazine Fall 2012: "Role Reversal: Surgeon experiences joint replacement through program he originally founded. Click here to read the article about Marshall Steele, M.D.  ... [ learn more ]

Pain Pain Go Away: Knee and Hip Replacement

Sep 28, 2012

Dr. James MacDonald will be speaking at Calvert Library: Fairview Branch on Wednesday, October 17th, 6M. this informative health discussion is an open forum featuring orthopaedic surgeon, James MacDonald, M.D. He will cover surgical and no-surgical options for pain relief and... [ learn more ]

AAMC 99213- Dr. Benjamin Petre

Sep 11, 2012

Dr. Benjamin Petre was featured in the August 2012 issue of the AAMC 99213. To read more please click here.... [ learn more ]

Differences Between Acute and Chronic Back Pain

Jul 27, 2012

Orthopedic spine surgeon, Chad Patton, M.D., talks about the differences between acute and chronic back pain on AAMC Health Connection Podcast feed. Please click here to listen to the podcast.... [ learn more ]

Staying in the Game: Sports Health

Jun 21, 2012

Don’t hang up your sneakers just yet. Before a sports injury benches you, get a dose of the docs! Join us for a special talk on sports health. Our experts will cover: Injury Prevention, Bone Health and Osteoporosis, and Healthy... [ learn more ]

Get Aligned With Your Spine

Jun 21, 2012

Tune in for straight talk about back pain. Our experts talk about: Non-surgical approaches to pain management, Safe exercising, and Surgical options click here to learm more.  ... [ learn more ]

2012 Capital Readers Choice Finalists as Best Orthopaedic Specialists

Jun 11, 2012

OSMC would like to take a moment to congratulate both Drs. Brassard and Holt for being selected as 2012 Capital Readers Choice Finalists as Best Orthopedic Specialists. Three physicians were singled out by the Capital Newspaper readers as Award Winners.... [ learn more ]

OSMC's Used Cell Phones for Soldiers' Drive

Jun 11, 2012

OSMC is collecting used and old cell phones, which in turn will be donated to the non-profit organization, CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS. In an effort to assist this wonderful organization, OSMC is pleased to participate as a drop off, collection... [ learn more ]

The New York Times, 4/24/12: A Surprising Risk for Toddlers on Playground Slides

Jun 11, 2012

Dr. Edward Holt, the orthopedic surgeon at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis who treated Hannah’s injury last April, said that just two weeks ago he treated a 4-year-old boy who had been injured going down the slide with his... [ learn more ]

Top Doctors 2011

Jun 08, 2012

In 1976, The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center was established in Annapolis with an emphasis on treating sports injuries. Since then, the center has grown to have 18 physicians, four physician assistants, one nurse practiitoner and offices in Annapolis, Bowie... [ learn more ]