Maryland Orthopedic Specialists Announces Promotion of Jo Lanier, Atc to Practice Manager

Published November 15, 2023




BETHESDA, MD – November 14, 2023 – Maryland Orthopedic Specialists, a division of the Centers for Advanced Orthopedics, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jo Lanier, ATC, to Practice Manager. The promotion underscores Ms. Lanier’s exceptional commitment to patient care and her outstanding leadership abilities.

Jo Lanier, a certified Athletic Trainer, has been with Maryland Orthopedic Specialists for several years, during which time she has played a pivotal role in the delivery of high-quality orthopedic care. Her knowledge, experience, and dedication to patient well-being have made her an invaluable member of our team.

As Practice Manager, Ms. Lanier will oversee the day-to-day operations of the practice, ensuring seamless patient experiences, and fostering a positive work environment for staff. She will also be responsible for implementing strategic initiatives that align with the practice's commitment to providing top-notch orthopedic care.

"Jo Lanier brings a unique blend of clinical expertise and administrative acumen to her new role," said Dr. Christopher Raffo,  President of Maryland Orthopedic Specialists. "Her understanding of our practice, dedication to our patients, and leadership skills make her an ideal choice for Practice Manager. We are confident that under her stewardship, Maryland Orthopedic Specialists will continue to thrive and provide the highest standard of care to our patients."

Ms. Lanier’s promotion is effective immediately. She is looking forward to leading Maryland Orthopedic Specialists in delivering exceptional orthopedic care to the community it serves.

Please join us in congratulating Jo Lanier on her well-deserved promotion.


About Maryland Orthopedic Specialists:

Maryland Orthopedic Specialists, a division of the Centers for Advanced Orthopedics, is a leading provider of comprehensive musculoskeletal care in the Bethesda, MD area. Our commitment to patient-centered care, advanced techniques, and a team approach to treatment distinguishes us as a top choice for patients in need of orthopedic care.


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