About Us


Schoeneman Building, International Center for Limb Lengthening, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

The Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics is home to some of the world's most renowned orthopedic surgeons who provide state-of-the-art orthopedic treatment for both children and adults.

Part of LifeBridge Health, the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics provides services at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Grace Medical Center of Baltimore and several convenient satellite locations throughout the greater Baltimore region. The Rubin Institute’s medical team of more than 250 professionals performs approximately 4,500 orthopedic procedures and conducts more than 47,000 office visits annually. Our physicians have earned a global reputation for their limb lengthening expertise as well as their innovative techniques in joint preservation and replacement.

With access to operating rooms and highly specialized teams that exclusively practice orthopedics, the Rubin Institute offers the advantages of a "hospital within a hospital." Patients receive the full continuum of care, including initial consultations, surgical and non-surgical services, hospital stays, and inpatient and outpatient physical therapy.

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Centers of Excellence

The Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics provides both general and specialized orthopedic care. Our physicians provide expert general orthopedics care and orthopedic trauma (injury) care. The Rubin Institute includes four Centers of Excellence that specialize in various orthopedic treatments as well as a Clinical Research Division.

  • The International Center for Limb Lengthening is a world leader in the care of pediatric and adult patients with congenital, developmental and post-traumatic limb deformities, limb length discrepancies and orthopedic causes of short stature. It also specializes in treating bone and joint infections, foot and ankle conditions and bone and soft tissue defects.
  • The Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement prides itself on optimizing the use of non-surgical interventions, such as physical therapy and injections, to enhance joint preservation. Once surgical intervention is deemed necessary, our joint replacement specialists use the latest in hip and knee replacement techniques.
  • The specialized team at the Center for Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Northwest Hospital treats a wide variety of conditions affecting the hand, wrist, shoulder and elbow, including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures and dislocations, sprains and stiffness, stress injuries, sports injuries, tendonitis and work-related injuries.
  • The LifeBridge Health Sports Medicine Institute provides exceptional care for athletes of all ages and levels. Our multidisciplinary team of providers help athletes avoid injuries with proper technique, sport-specific strength analyses, and speed and strength training assistance as needed. If injuries occur, our specialists work with patient’s team’s athletic trainers and coaches to provide a personalized plan of care from diagnosis to return to play and beyond.

Clinical Orthopedic Research Division

The Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics is a global leader in clinical orthopedic research aimed at improving patient care and outcomes. Our Clinical Research Division located at Sinai Hospital has a successful track record of managing and conducting inpatient and outpatient clinical trials within an orthopedic setting. Our physicians have published over 1,500 peer-reviewed research articles over the course of their careers.

Conditions Treated by the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics include:

  • Achondroplasia and Hypochondroplasia
  • Arthritis
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Bone Deformities
  • Bone Infections
  • Carpal Tunnel and Tarsal Tunnel
  • Clubfoot
  • Congenital Orthopedic Conditions
  • Diabetic Foot Conditions
  • Finger, Hand, Elbow and Shoulder Conditions
  • Foot and Ankle Conditions
  • Fractures and Dislocations
  • General Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Joint Pain and Injuries
  • Limb Length Discrepancy
  • Orthopedic Trauma (Injuries)
  • Orthopedic Tumors
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions
  • Perthes
  • Sports Injuries
  • and many more.
Patient Resources Patient Resources

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Clinical Research Division Clinical Research Division

The Rubin Institute is a leader in clinical orthopedic research aimed at improving patient care and outcomes. Click here to learn more about our Clinical Research Division located at Sinai Hospital that has a successful track record of conducting clinical trials within an orthopedic setting.

Physician Education Physician Education

Physician education is central to the Rubin Institute’s mission. Every day we advance the science of orthopedics through research and teaching. Click here to learn more about our Orthopaedic Residency program, Clinical and Research Fellowships, Podiatric Residency program and more.