Joshua M. Abzug, MD

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Pediatrics

Joshua M. Abzug, MD


  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

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About Joshua M. Abzug, MD

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Dr. Joshua Abzug was named a Top Doctor in the specialty of Pediatric Orthopaedics by Baltimore magazine in 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Dr. Abzug is a pediatric orthopedist who has completed specialty training in problems related to the entire pediatric upper extremity and fractures involving the whole body. He is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows as part of his position at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In addition, he teaches numerous physicians at the local, regional and national levels.

Dr. Abzug is also actively involved in research projects pertaining to the pediatric upper extremity and has presented his findings locally, nationally and internationally. This research has been published in medical journals. Dr. Abzug has also authored multiple book chapters.

Dr. Abzug currently holds the position of Junior Member-at Large for the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), a not-for-profit professional organization of over 1400 surgeons, physicians, and allied health members passionately dedicated to advancing musculoskeletal care for children and adolescents through education, research, quality, safety and value initiatives, advocacy, and global outreach to children in under-served areas.

Sports Medicine for Gymnasts and Cheerleaders

By college, more than half of competitive gymnasts & cheerleaders have had upper limb surgery from injuries caused by a negative impact on their growth plates during development. Dr. Abzug is the only fellowship-trained pediatric upper extremity surgeon in the region and offers specialized care for these athletes. He is also involved in an NIH clinical trial that studies how a specific injection can help to prevent injury and development complications in upper limb growth plates.

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Language(s): English


  • UM Capital Region Health

  • UM St. Joseph Medical Center

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  • UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute

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