Jonathan D. Packer, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
About Jonathan D. Packer, MDToggle accordion item
Dr. Packer is an assistant professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a sports medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder and hip. Dr. Packer is an expert in the treatment of cartilage, ligament and tendon injuries with the most advanced and minimally invasive techniques.
Special interests include:
- glenoid labrum Injuries
- hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
- labral tears and instability
- meniscus and cartilage transplantation
- rotator cuff repair
- shoulder arthroscopy
Dr. Packer is an accomplished basic science and clinical researcher and has presented his work at national and international meetings. He has published numerous scientific manuscripts in prestigious orthopaedic journals such as The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery and The American Journal of Sports Medicine. His research interests include soft-tissue healing, stem cells and cartilage restoration.
External Professional Relationships
A University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics faculty member may have external professional relationships with health-care related businesses. These relationships often lead to the development of new treatments and therapies. The Department of Orthopaedics believes that transparency and honesty in the reporting of these relationships is essential to maintaining trust with our patients and mitigating any conflicts of interest or perceived conflicts that may arise.
All external professional relationships maintained by members of the University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics are reviewed and approved in advance by the Dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) for conformance with UM SOM policies in regarding conflicts of interest, conflicts of commitment and professionalism.
As of May, 2017, Dr. Packer disclosed the following 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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Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2008
Yale-New Haven Hospital, 2014
Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Sports Medicine, 2015
Hospital for Special Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Surgery of the Hand, 2017