For Immediate Release May 10, 2022


Karen Warmkessel:

Baltimore County Ortho Waiting Room

Hunt Valley Practice Has 16 Exam Rooms, On-Site Imaging, Physical Therapy and Space for Procedures

The University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics has opened a new location in Baltimore County offering a range of services for patients of all ages. Located at 226 Schilling Circle near the Hunt Valley Towne Center and light rail station, the practice features 16 exam rooms, a dedicated procedure room, on-site imaging and a state-of-the-art physical therapy center that provides treatment for adults and children.

"We have been able to significantly expand the orthopaedic and sports medicine services we offer to patients at our new Hunt Valley location," said Andrew Pollak, MD, the James Lawrence Kernan Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Chief of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Senior Vice President for Clinical Transformation and Chief of Orthopaedics for the University of Maryland Medical System. "Our patients benefit from the convenient location just off Shawan Road and I-83 with plenty of immediately accessible parking."

The new office occupies 16,800 square feet on the first floor of the redeveloped Schilling Green III office building, currently owned by Merritt Properties and once home to McCormick & Company, which built a new global headquarters nearby in 2018. University of Maryland Orthopaedics has other locations at Camden Yards in Baltimore and in Columbia, with additional sites planned for Prince George’s County and Baltimore County.

Appointments are available with board-certified faculty physicians of the University of Maryland School of Medicine often within 24-48 hours. The site offers imaging to diagnose bone fractures and a specialized casting area. Doctors can also perform outpatient procedures, including pain-relieving epidural steroid injections, nerve blocks and radiofrequency ablation. University of Maryland School of Medicine therapists are available to provide physical and occupational therapy to adults and children. Appointments can be made at (410) 448-6400 or online at

An open house will be held on Wednesday, May 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

About the University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics

Board-certified physicians from the University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics treat patients with both simple and complex bone, muscle and joint problems – providing diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the full spectrum of orthopaedic conditions in adults and children. Innovative treatments include minimally invasive techniques that reduce recovery time, nonnarcotic pain relief options and innovative regenerative medicine therapies.

Trauma orthopaedic specialists treat patients at the world-renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and sports medicine specialists care for University of Maryland athletes, including the Terps at the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Retrievers. Physician researchers in the department are involved in more than 17 orthopaedic clinical trials with grant funding totaling $45 million. For more information, visit

About the University of Maryland Medical System

The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is a university-based regional health care system focused on serving the health care needs of Maryland, bringing innovation, discovery and research to the care we provide and educating the state's future physician and health care professionals through our partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools (Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Dentistry) in Baltimore. As one of the largest private employers in the State, the health system's more than 29,500 employees and 4,000 affiliated physicians provide primary and specialty care in more than 150 locations, including 12 hospitals and 9 University of Maryland Urgent Care centers. The UMMS flagship academic campus, the University of Maryland Medical Center in downtown Baltimore, is recognized regionally and nationally for excellence and innovation in specialized care. Our acute care and specialty rehabilitation hospitals serve urban, suburban and rural communities and are located in 13 counties across the State. For more information, visit