Towson Orthopaedic Associates201 Plumtree Road
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Towson Orthopaedic Associates8322 Bellona Avenue
Towson, MD 21204 Get Directions
Dr. Manson specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery and the treatment of hip and knee arthritis. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He pursued an additional year of advanced training in the management of complex fractures at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He followed with an additional one-year fellowship in total joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, where he trained in minimally invasive joint replacement, revision joint replacement and hip and knee surgery.
From 2009 to 2019, Dr. Manson was an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and cared for patients with complex fractures and multi-system trauma. In addition, he cared for patients from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia who were referred for complex fractures or infections around existing hip and knee replacements and directed the Maryland Statewide Referral System for these patients. He also had an elective hip and knee replacement practice at St Joseph's Hospital during this time.
Dr. Manson now limits his practice to patients with arthritis and provides treatments ranging from early treatments for arthritis to joint replacement surgery. The majority of his surgical practice is at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Manson is a member of the University of Maryland Joint Network, a group of surgeons known for their advanced expertise and positive outcomes in total hip and knee replacement.
Dr. Manson's clinical and research interests include direct anterior hip replacement, early treatment of knee arthritis, including osteotomy and partial knee replacement, and joint replacement after previous fracture. He is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. He also serves on the Hip Program Committee for the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Annual Program Committee for the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
Before attending medical school, Dr. Manson was a biomedical engineer involved in biomedical testing and implant design. He continues to be involved in implant design for fracture fixation and joint replacement.
Dr. Manson was named a Top Doctor in the specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery: Joint by Baltimore magazine in 2016, 2017, 2018 and again in 2019.
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Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2002
Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2003
Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2007
University of Maryland Medical Center - Orthopaedic Trauma, 2008
Hospital for Special Surgery - Joint Replacement, 2009
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2011
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UM Upper Chesapeake Health
UM St. Joseph Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical Center
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External Professional Relationships
A University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics faculty members 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 are 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 2018, Dr. Manson disclosed the following external professional relationships:
- Consultant for Stryker Orthopaedics
- Consultant for Globus Medical, Inc.
- Research support from DePuy Synthes