Barry J. Waldman, M.D., of the Orthopedic Specialty Center, serves as
co-director of the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement at
Sinai Hospital. A member of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics at Sinai
Hospital of Baltimore, he develops innovative techniques in the surgical treatment
of arthritis and perioperative care. He is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement and reconstruction. He completed his fellowship in Surgical Arthritis at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Medical College, where he specialized in joint replacement in patients with extreme deformity of the bones and revision joint surgery.
Dr. Waldman believes in employing a wide variety of conservative measures before recommending joint surgery. He often employs exercise, weight reduction, medications and injections before considering a surgical option. Candidates for surgery receive extensive education concerning the risks of surgery and the expected postoperative rehabilitation and recovery time.
For more than 75 years, the Orthopedic Specialty Center has been providing unparalleled care in all areas of orthopedics. From diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and recovery, the Orthopedic Specialty Center provides comprehensive care to restore health and well-being.
A listing of Dr. Waldman’s credentials include:
- He is Clinical Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, part-time faculty. He actively participates in resident teaching and education.
- He has published multiple papers on infections following joint replacement surgery, use of various reconstructive techniques, and longevity of total joint replacement systems.
- Dr. Waldman received his orthopedic training at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and received the first annual Residency Research Award at his graduation.
- His medical degree is from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine here in Baltimore, Maryland.
Areas of Interest
Dr. Waldman’s special areas of interest include anterior hip replacement and custom knee replacement. Common treatments include joint replacement and
reconstruction using cartilage replacement and joint realignment. Even though
joint replacement has been one of the most successful types of
operations to be performed by any specialty, Dr. Waldman still employs
innovative techniques to reduce rehabilitation time and increase the
longevity of the new, artificial joint.
began his orthopedic training at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
He developed an interest in perioperative issues that affect the outcome
of joint surgery. He first presented his research as a junior resident
at the national meeting of the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and has
returned many times with further research results. He worked extensively on the treatment of infection
following joint replacement and published many important studies on the
After completing his residency, Dr. Waldman
pursued a fellowship in Surgical Arthritis at the prestigious Hospital
for Special Surgery in New York City. There, he specialized in the
surgical treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and difficult reconstruction
of bone and joint deformities. He received broad training in the
treatment of failed joint replacement of the hip, knee, shoulder and
elbow. He also worked on minimally invasive hip and knee surgical
techniques and reduction of blood clots following joint surgery.
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Waldman specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of joint pain and arthritic conditions that affect the hip, knee, shoulder and elbow. Common causes of joint pain include:
- Degenerative arthritis
- Injuries to the bones and joints
- Metabolic disorders
- Systemic arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus
Dr. Waldman lives in Owings Mills with his wife, Jill, and his twin sons, Jeremy and Zachary. He is a former computer programmer who remains involved in web site development. He enjoys painting and pursuing his interest in art history. Dr. Waldman is an avid downhill skier and, like many of his patients, is an aspiring golfer.
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