Andrew N. Pollak, MD
Professor of Orthopaedics
Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
About Andrew N. Pollak, MDToggle accordion item
Dr. Pollak is The James Lawrence Kernan Professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
He also serves as Senior Vice President for Clinical Transformation and Chief of Orthopaedics for the University of Maryland Medical System.
Dr. Pollak received BS and MD degrees from Northwestern University and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the integrated Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland program. In 1994 he completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at the University of California Davis Medical Center.
He has served in the past as treasurer and chair of the Extremity War Injuries Project Team and as Chair of the Board of Specialty Societies for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
He is a past president of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and the Maryland Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Pollak is currently vice chair of the Maryland Health Care Commission and vice chair of the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium.
His current responsibilities include editor of the AAOS Orange Book Series, medical director of the Baltimore County Fire Department, and Special Deputy US Marshal.
The UM Department of Orthopaedics believes in transparency in the reporting of external professional relationships of faculty members with healthcare-related businesses. View information about Dr. Pollak's external professional relationships.
UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 1987
University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1988
University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1993
University of California, Davis Medical Center - Orthopaedic Traumatology, 1994
American Board of Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, 2017
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2017
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