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Dr. Anand Murthi is the Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, where he also serves as the Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship and Research. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in shoulder and elbow surgery, who sees patients in Timonium (Baltimore County) and in Baltimore at MedStar Union Memorial.
-Dr. Murthi completed the internationally recognized fellowship in shoulder and elbow reconstruction at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. He discusses the influence and importance of mentorship.
-He is also an elected member of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society (ASES), an international group of shoulder and elbow surgeons dedicated to the mission of teaching and research for which he has chaired the Education Committee.
– Dr. Murthi has published and presented numerous research papers on a national and international stage. He has a passion for research, including fragility index (FI) studies. The fragility index (FI) is a method used with statistically significant dichotomous outcomes to assess the number of patients that would change an outcome measure from significant (P ≤ .05) to nonsignificant if the patient outcome changed.
-He is also passionate about medical device design and part of the explosion of innovation in shoulder replacements. Dr. Murthi discusses some of the innovations he’s worked on.
-He is also a part of the team to develop the first international shoulder data registry (Shoulder JAM by OBERD).
Find out more about Dr. Anand Murthi here.