Kristin Nesbitt Silon, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Kristin Nesbitt Silon, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Location: Mid-Maryland Musculoskeletal Institute – Frederick - 86

Biography

Kristin Nesbitt Silon, M.D., F.A.C.S. is board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and  has a certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. She specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders at the Mid-Maryland Musculoskeletal Institute (MMI) division in Frederick, Maryland. Dr. Nesbitt Silon is a firm believer in conservative care and therapies working with her hand-picked team of certified hand therapists.  When surgery is required, for most procedures she utilizes minimally invasive techniques that lead to an easier, faster recovery with an earlier return to work and activities.  Dr. Nesbitt Silon has published articles on various topics, including one in the Journal of Hand Surgery on distal radius fractures and the Journal of Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery on endoscopic carpal tunnel release.

Areas Of Expertise

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Hand Laceration Repairs of Nerve, Artery and Tendon

De Quervain’s Syndrome

Wrist and Hand Fractures

Dupuytren's Contracture

Pain, Fracture and Dislocation of the Hand and Wrist

Specialties

Hand and Wrist Surgery 

Microsurgery of the Hand

Medical Degree

University of Buffalo School of Medicine; Buffalo, NY

Residency

Henry Ford Health Science Center; Detriot, MI

Fellowship

Curtis National Hand Center; Baltimore, MD - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Certifications

Board Certified - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Certificate of Added Qualifications in  Hand Surgery

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Major Accomplishments

Dr. Harold Frost Distinguished Resident Research Award

Dr. Benjamin E. and Lila Obletz Award for Outstanding performance in Orthopaedic Surgery

Publication in the Journal of Hand Surgery on distal radius fractures

Publication in the Journal of Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery on endoscopic carpal tunnel release

Hospital Affiliations

Frederick Memorial Hospital

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Physicians Surgery Center

Frederick Surgical Center