Our Physicians

Paul M. Apostolo, M.D.

Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
Board certified in Hand Surgery
Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Northwest Hospital


Paul M. Apostolo, M.D.When you need specialized care for your bones and joints, trust the expertise of orthopedic surgeon Paul M. Apostolo, M.D.

Dr. Apostolo is chief of orthopedic surgery at Northwest Hospital. He is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and clinical assistant professor at the University of Maryland. Dr. Apostolo is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery. He is also a special fellow in hand and upper extremities surgery for the Department of Orthopaedics and the Division of Plastic Surgery.

While he has advanced training in hand and upper extremity surgery, Dr. Apostolo sees patients for a wide variety of needs, including:

  • Surgical and nonsurgical treatment for conditions such as: arthritis; bone infections; carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome; de Quervain syndrome; Dupuytren’s disease; gout and pseudogout; hand and wrist tumors and ganglion cysts; mallet finger; numbness or nighttime pain in the shoulder, arm or hand; painful or arthritic thumb or pinch; tendonitis; tennis elbow; and trigger finger
  • Surgical and nonsurgical treatment for injuries such as: animal bites, bone fractures, general injuries, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder pain, sprains, sports injuries, stiffness in the hand or elbow, and tendon injuries (extensor, flexor)
  • Joint repair and joint replacement of the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow and wrist including: arthroscopic surgery, total and partial joint replacement for knee and hip joints, and total and reverse total shoulder replacement

Since 1989, Dr. Apostolo has concentrated in knee, hip, shoulder and hand surgery, serving people of all ages in Howard County, Catonsville and Baltimore. Prior to joining LifeBridge Health, he was chief of surgery of the hand at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Apostolo is a standing member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society of the Hand and the Maryland Orthopaedic Association.

Education
Medical School | Albany Medical College
Residency | Brown University
Fellowship | University of Rochester

For an appointment with Dr. Apostolo, please call 410-601-WELL


Brian A. Janz, M.D.

Board certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Orthopedic Surgeon, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics


Brian A. Janz, M.D.Brian A. Janz, M.D., specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. His goal is to combine a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of upper extremity and hand problems.

Dr. Janz's specialties include:

  • Surgical and nonsurgical treatment for conditions such as: arthritis, bone infections, carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, de Quervain syndrome, Dupuytren’s disease, gout and pseudogout, hand and wrist tumors and ganglion cysts, mallet finger, tendonitis, tennis elbow and trigger finger
  • Surgical and nonsurgical treatment for injuries such as: animal bites, bone fractures, general injuries, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder pain, sprains, sports injuries, stiffness in the hand or elbow, and tendon injuries (extensor, flexor)
  • Joint repair and joint replacement of the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow and wrist including: arthroscopic surgery, total and partial joint replacement for knee and hip joints, and total and reverse total shoulder replacement

Before joining LifeBridge Health, Dr. Janz worked at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's Department of Plastic Surgery, where he was an assistant professor in both the Department of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

Education
Medical School | Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Residency | Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship | Union Memorial Hospital

For an appointment with Dr. Janz, please call 410-601-WELL