R. Frank Henn, III, MD
Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
Chief, Sports Medicine
Residency Program Director of Orthopaedics
Pediatric Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
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Dr. Henn's clinical focus is the care of the shoulder, knee and ankle. He specializes in cartilage restoration and joint repair techniques. He 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 complex reconstruction of the shoulder and knee.
Dr. Henn is an associate professor of orthopedics at University of Maryland School of Medicine and a sports medicine physician at University of Maryland Medical Center. He is a team physician for the University of Maryland Terrapins.
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 in Providence, Rhode Island, where he was a collegiate wrestler. He received his medical degree from The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, where he helped care for professional sports teams including the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and New England Revolution. He also worked at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Cartilage Repair Center in Boston prior to coming to Maryland.
Dr. Henn has been named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of orthopedic surgery/sports medicine by Baltimore magazine every year since 2017.
UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
University of Maryland Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2004
New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, 2005
Hospital for Special Surgery, 2009
Massachusetts General Hospital - Sports Medicine, 2010
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2013
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012
External Professional Relationships
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Dr. Henn disclosed the following external professional relationships:
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