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R. Frank Henn, III, MD

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedics

  • Chief, Sports Medicine

  • Residency Program Director of Orthopaedics

R. Frank Henn, III, MD


  • Pediatric Sports Medicine

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Sports Medicine

About R. Frank Henn, III, MD

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Dr. Henn is an associate professor of orthopedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a sports medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is a team physician for the University of Maryland Terrapins.

Dr. Henn's clinical focus is the care of the shoulder, knee and ankle. He specializes in cartilage restoration and joint repair techniques. Dr. Henn offers a complete range of surgical services including arthroscopy, ligament repair and reconstruction, tendon repair, tendon transfers, cartilage transplantation, osteochondral transplantation, osteotomies, and joint replacement. He has particular expertise in autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) and complex reconstructions of the shoulder and knee.

The goal of Dr. Henn's ongoing research is to maximize treatment options and successful results for all patients. He has published numerous scientific papers on surgical outcomes, with a focus on patients' expectations and satisfaction. He is also a workers' compensation specialist.

Dr. Henn graduated from Brown University where he was a collegiate wrestler. He received his medical degree from Brown Medical School and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Henn completed a sports medicine fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital where he helped care for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and the New England Revolution. He also worked at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Cartilage Repair Center prior to coming to Maryland.
*Learn how Dr. Henn performed a cartilage transplant that changed a patient's life.

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. Henn's external professional relationships.

Gender: Male


  • UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.