Division Spotlight on Maryland Orthopaedic Specialists

Maryland Orthopaedic Specialists is a sports medicine-focused practice with offices in Bethesda and Germantown. Dr. James Gardiner and Dr. Christopher Raffo founded the practice in 2009.


The Centers Welcomes Two New Divisions

One year in, we are proud to welcome two new divisions to The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics: Bay Area Orthopaedics and Maryland Orthopedic Institute. Our growth as an organization is a testament to the great work we are doing to preserve the private practice model. While our focus is on quality over growth, through our strength in numbers, we are emerging as true industry leaders and attracting impressive orthopaedic talent.


Heard Around the Office

New Certified Hand Therapist Welcomed at Orthopaedic Medicine & Surgery
New Partnership with Binary Fountain Focuses on Patient Feedback
Biggest Loser Competition Hosted by Robinwood Orthopaedic Specialty Center

The Centers in the News

Jan 28, 2015 Becker's Spine Review, "What's the most pressing issue facing orthopaedic surgeons in 2015?"
Jan 23, 2015 USA Today's For the Win, "Kobe Bryant's shoulder surgery decision, explained by a medical expert"
Jan 4, 2015 Becker's Spine Review, "Key issues in 2015: 15 Spine Surgeon Predictions"

Industry News

Feb 12, 2015 Becker's Spine Review - The fate of the independent physician practice: Can it survive & thrive?
Feb 6, 2015 The New York Times - When Hospitals Buy Doctors' Offices, and Patient Fees Soar
Jan 28, 2015 The New York Times - Industry Group to Back Results-Focused Care