James R. Kunec, M.D.

James R. Kunec, M.D.

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Dr. James R. Kunec began a private practice of orthopaedic surgery in Laurel and Columbia, Maryland in 1983. This practice has developed into the Orthopedic Solutions division of The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics.

He has an interest in all aspects of orthopaedic care with a special interest in the care of injuries to athletes and in the surgical management of arthritis problems. He is the former chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Laurel Regional Hospital and a former consultant to the University of Maryland Health Center.

Areas Of Expertise

Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine


Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Degree

Georgetown University School of Medicine; Washington, D.C.


George Washington University; Washington, D.C.


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Eastern Orthopaedic Association

Montgomery County Medical Society

Medical and Chirurgical Society of Maryland

Major Accomplishments

Washington Heart Association Research Grant Recipient

Publications in Life Sciences and The Journal of the American Medical Association

Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Laurel Regional Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

Maple Lawn Surgery Center

Howard County General Hospital

Laurel Regional Hospital