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Mark A. Deitch, MD

Dr. Deitch is an experienced hand and upper extremity surgeon and award-winning instructor who co-holds a patent for a variable load-bearing orthopaedic wrist fracture brace. He has advanced expertise in hand and microvascular surgery, upper extreme trauma, elbow surgery, and surgical treatment of arthritis in the shoulder, elbow and hand.

Before coming to OrthoMaryland in 2008, Dr. Deitch managed his own orthopaedic practice "MD3 Orthopaedics" in Baltimore. From 2001 through 2006, he served as attending surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and chief of hand and microvascular surgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is currently a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. From 1999 through 2001, he was an attending at University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowly Shock Trauma Center, performing hand, microvascular and upper extremity trauma surgery. He also served as director of the orthopaedic residency training program from 1999 through 2001.

Over the course of his career, he has co-presented research findings at numerous professional association meetings, including the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians annual meetings. He has also given Grand Rounds in orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In 2000, he was named Teacher of the Year in the University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Deitch is married with two children. In his spare time, he enjoys music and competing in triathlons.



American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Carpe Diem Hand Club



U.S. Patent #6,592,538. Hotchkiss RN, Deitch MA, Robie B et al. Dynamic orthopaedic brace for applying variable load to the hand and wrist. Awarded July 15, 2003.



Shin AY, Boyer MI, Deitch, MA, Sachar K. Low back pain of the wrist: Ulnar sided wrist pain. Diagnosis and treatment. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2004; 86: 1560 ? 1574.

Deitch MA, Stern PJ. Wrist Arthrodesis. In: Archauer, BM, Ericksson E, Guyuron B (eds.). Plastic Surgery: Indications, Operations and Outcomes. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby, Inc., 2000.

Deitch MA, Kiefhaber TR, Stern PJ, Comisar BR. Fracture dislocations of the proximal interphalangeal joint: Surgical complications and long-term results. Journal of Hand Surgery. 1999; 24(5): 914 ? 923.


Office Locations

Baltimore/Quarry Lake
Greenspring Surgery Center
Owings Mills
SpecialtyHand, Wrist, Elbow Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Shoulder Surgery
Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand
FellowshipCincinnati Hand Surgery
Specialists, Mary S. Stern Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship
ResidencyHospital for Special Surgery, New York, Orthopaedic Surgery InternshipBeth Israel Hospital Boston, General Surgery Medical SchoolState University of New York at Stony Brook



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