Dr. Andrew Siekanowicz is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Silver Spring, MD. Dr. Siekanowicz specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Siekanowicz tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
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Georgetown Univ Sch of Med, Washington Dc 1988
Georgetown University School of Medicine 1988
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Andrew J. Siekanowicz, who serves patients in Silver Spring and Lanham, Maryland.
Dr. Siekanowicz is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon & a sports medicine specialist who is currently serving patients at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland. Holy Cross Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in Maryland. Founded in 1963 by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, today Holy Cross Hospital is a 449-bed, teaching hospital caring for more than 36,000 inpatients each year. It offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, with specialized expertise in women and infant services, senior services, surgery, neuroscience, and cancer.
Dr. Siekanowicz is also affiliated with Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland. Doctors Community Health System is a network of medical and surgical services provided throughout Prince George’s County and in Anne Arundel County. At the heart of this network is the flagship – Doctors Community Hospital. To complement their high-quality and compassionate services, the system has more than a dozen centers of care in Bowie, Camp Springs, Crofton, District Heights, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Lanham, Largo, Laurel, Riverdale, and Temple Hills.
Dr. Siekanowicz earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship in general surgery at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, followed by his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens – an affiliate of Cornell University. Subsequently, he completed a sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery fellowship at Arlington Hospital with the Virginia Sports Medicine Institute and Georgetown University, as well as a postdoctoral fellowship in surgery at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Siekanowicz is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). To ensure safe, ethical, and effective practice of orthopaedic surgery, the ABOS maintains the highest standards for education, practice, and conduct through examination, certification, and maintenance of certification for the benefit of the public. Additionally, Dr. Siekanowicz is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the American College of Sports Medicine.
Throughout his successful career, Dr. Siekanowicz has authored and co-authored several publications for his field. He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the Patient’s Choice Award from 2010 to 2013, Compassionate Doctor Award in 2013 and 2014, Top Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Surgeon in Maryland in 2018, as well as Patient Preferred Orthopedic Surgeon for 2019.
Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery that deals with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. An orthopedic surgeon offers care to patients suffering from problems associated with the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. They perform surgeries to address trauma, injuries, tumors, infections, and other conditions that require surgical intervention.
Sports Medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries due to athletic activity. Sports medicine specialists are either orthopedic surgeons or primary care physicians who prescribe treatments for professional and amateur athletes. They are trained to address issues associated with nutrition, sports psychology, and substance abuse. They may also counsel athletes on injury prevention.
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