Dr. Said Osman MD, Orthopedist

Dr. Said Osman MD

Orthopedist | Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

(2)
915 Toll House Avenue Suite 207 Frederick Maryland, 21701
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Osman, was born in the border town of Moyale, Marsabit County, Kenya. He went to Moyale Primary School, Marsabit Boys, Kangaru High School and University of Nairobi. Dr. Osman obtained his Medical Degree with Honors from University of Nairobi, Kenya. He went on to complete his Post-Doctoral Fellowship training in the United Kingdom at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland, where he graduated as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in General Surgery. He then sub-specialized in Orthopedic Surgery and was honored as a Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Osman moved to the United States in 1992 as Spine Fellow at the University Hospitals of Cleveland. After his fellowship, Dr. Osman went through orthopedic residency program at Case Western Reserve University, to qualify for orthopedic Board Certification in the USA. He is Board Certified and is Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Osman has practiced orthopedic surgery, focusing mainly on the least invasive spine surgery for the last seventeen years.Dr. Osman has dedicated his time to pioneering endoscopic and endoscopically-assisted spine surgery! He has been involved in the development and patenting of numerous surgical instruments including Uni-directional Dynamic Spinal Fixation Device, method for post-operatively compressing a bone graft, and Biologic Intramedullary Fixation device. He continues to enhance the least invasive spine surgery. More recently, Dr. Osman has developed innovative operating room drapery. He is an active lecturer and diplomat for redefining innovative treatments of debilitating spinal disorders. He has served as a spine consultant to leading spine companies related to minially invasive spine surgery technology.Dr. Osman practices general orthopedic surgery, but his main focus is endoscopic, and endoscopically-assisted spine surgery. He is passionate about minimizing trauma to normal tissues while removing the pain generator(s) of a spine. He is recognized nationally and internationally for his contribution to the field of minimally invasive spine surgery and continues to publish and lecture worldwide about his success in using the least invasive spinal techniques. Dr. Osman also performs complex open and minimally invasive spine procedures and general orthopedic procedures.Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Said Osman has brought innovation and unprecedented advancement to the field of orthopedic spine surgery. As a world-renowned spine surgeon, his quest to develop the latest techniques in least invasive spine procedures is only exceeded by his need to provide the very best care for his patients. Dr. Osman finds true fulfillment in the relief of pain, and increased quality of life that his patients experience! He has also been lauded with numerous honors, like the prestigious The Kambin Foundation Annual Award for research in the field of Minimally invasive spinal surgery and the Best Resident Research Paper Award by Ohio Orthopedic Society. With a thorough understanding of the toll that back pain and neck pain can take on a persons life, Dr. Osman feels that traditional open back and open neck procedures should not be the only option available to patients.

Education and Training

College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya M.D. 1977

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS

Provider Details

Male English
Dr. Said Osman MD
Dr. Said Osman MD's Expert Contributions
  • The State of Spine Care in North America

    Despite technological advances in the diagnosis and treatment options for spinal conditions, the state of spine care in North America is far from being satisfactory! After 30 years as a provider for spine sufferers (both in the UK and USA), most of that time spent exploring new options and...

Areas of expertise and specialization

Endoscopic Spine SurgerySpine: Application of combined pain-management and surgical protocols, utilizing anatomic, image-based classification of spinal motion-segment disease, and diagnostic injections.Orthopedic Trauma SurgeryJoint Replacement

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Attending Orthopedic Surgeon Sky Spine Endoscopy Institute 2016 - 2018

Awards

  • Best Residents Paper 1996 Ohio Orthopedic Society 
  • The Kambin Annual Award 1994 Kambin Foundation 
  • 1 Class Honors in Biology, 1971  College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya 
  • 1st Class Honors in Biochemistry, 1972  College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya 
  • The Kambin Foundation Annual Award, 1994  The Kambin Foundation 
  • Best Residents Paper, 1996  Ohio Orthopedic Society 

Treatments

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Discography
  • Endoscopic Anterior Discectomy
  • Endoscopic Foraminoplasty
  • Endoscopic Interlaminar Discectomy
  • Endoscopic Lamino-foraminoplasty
  • Endoscopic Medial Branch Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Endoscopic Transforaminal and Interbody Fusion
  • Endoscopic Transiliac Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy
  • Endoscopically Assisted Interbody Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression and Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Kyphoplasty
  • Minimally Invasive Posterior Decompression and Fusion
  • Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Sacro-Iliac (SI) Joint Fusion
  • Fusions
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Joint Arthroscopy
  • Facet Block
  • Endoscopic Laser Disc and Decompression Surgery
  • Endoscopic Transforaminal Laser Annuloplasty
  • Endoscopic Transforaminal Radiofrequency Annuloplasty
  • Endoscopic Transforaminal Discectomy
  • Endoscopic Treatment of Disc Infection
  • Minimally Invasive Deformity Correction
  • Minimally Invasive Disc Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Facet Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Laminectomy and Posterior Fusion
  • Rotator Cuff And Labral Repair
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Procedures

Professional Memberships

  • North American Spine Society  
  • Charles Herndon Society  
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery  
  • Professional Member University Hospitals of Cleveland 
  • Professional Member North American Spine Society 
  • Professional Member Charles Herndon Society - CWRU 
  • Professional Member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery 
  • Professional Member International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) 
  • Professional Member Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 

Residency

  • Case Western Reserve University Orthopedic 

Fellowships

  • United Kingdom at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh General Surgery 

Internships

  • Orthopedic, Case Western Reserve University

Fellowships

  • General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Frederick Memorial Hospital ( Frederick, MD )

Dr. Said Osman MD's Practice location

Sky Spine Endoscopy Institute

915 Toll House Avenue Suite 207 -
Frederick, Maryland 21701
Get Direction
New patients: 240-367-9601
Fax: 240-523-8729

915 TOLL HOUSE AVE STE 207 -
FREDERICK, MD 21701
Get Direction
New patients: 240-367-9601
Fax: 240-523-8729

Request An Appointment With Dr. Said Osman MD | Orthopedist | Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Please note that this request is not considered final until you receive email notification confirming the details.

In the event the doctor is not yet registered with FindaTopDoc, we will contact the office on your behalf in an effort to secure your appointment.

Dr. Said Osman MD's reviews

(2)
Write Review

Patient Experience with Dr. Osman


5.0

Based on 2 reviews

Dr. Said Osman MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 2 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Orthopedist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
  • L
    (5)

    Excellent! Took the time to explain my treatment plan.

  • D
    (5)

    Great

Media Releases

Said Osman received his medical degree with honors in 1977 at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He then went on to complete his post-graduate fellowship at Case Western Reserve University and at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. Dr. Osman is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, of which he is also a Fellow. He also maintains a professional membership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Due to his outstanding achievements, Dr. Osman has earned many awards for his commitment to excellence in his field, including The Kambin Foundation Annual Award and Best Resident Research Paper Award by Ohio Orthopedic Society. He is a highly-qualified orthopaedic surgeon who has been practicing for 17 years and is currently serving patients at Sky Spine Endoscopy Institute in Frederick, Maryland. He is also affiliated with University Hospitals of Cleveland. Orthopaedic surgeons are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. They treat broken bones and replace painful joints. As an internationally-recognized orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Osman has extensive expertise in advanced spinal endoscopy and invasive spine surgery. He finds true purpose and fulfillment in witnessing his patients’ increased quality of life, knowing that neck and back issues can interfere with a person’s life, no matter the level of pain.

Recommended Articles

  • How Can I Manage Tendinitis?

    How Can I Manage Tendinitis?Tendinitis, the inflammation of the tendon, can cause acute pain and tenderness just outside the affected joints.  It commonly affects shoulders, elbows, wrists, and heels. The affected region may have stiffness that restricts movement. It is also characterized by mild...

  • How to Prepare for a Knee Replacement Surgery

    A major factor that you should consider before having a knee replacement surgery is proper preparation. A good preparation will actually give you successful outcomes with fewer complications. As a patient, you should consider learning what to expect during the procedure and recovery both at home and...

  • Spine Doctors vs. Chiropractors

    Patients may often ask themselves which doctor they should see for their back pain. Studies have shown that chiropractors provide effective treatment for back pain. However, chiropractors cannot treat all causes of back pain because there are also conditions that should be diagnosed and treated by a...

  • Symptoms or Signs of Arthritis

    Arthritis is one of the oldest diseases known to humans. Arthritis can affect people and children of all ages. The pain and stiffness of the joints are serious symptoms indicating that the person may have some serious type of arthritis that needs urgent treatment. If the person delays the visit to...

  • How to Prepare For Carpal Tunnel Surgery

    Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to a condition affecting the median nerve in your wrist. When you get this syndrome, you experience tingling, numbness, and pain radiating to your arms and hands, and it becomes difficult to use your arm especially around the wrist. The condition happens when carpal...

  • Will I Need Surgery If I Have Tennis Elbow?

    Will I need surgery if I have Tennis Elbow?Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that causes pain in the elbow, and it mainly results from overusing the elbow. The condition mainly affects tennis players but it can also affect other athletes and sporting enthusiasts. It...

Nearby Providers

Nearest Hospitals

MERITUS MEDICAL CENTERl

11116 MEDICAL CAMPUS ROAD HAGERSTOWN MD 21742

961-999 Toll House Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, USA
Head northeast on Toll House Ave toward W 9th St
233 ft
Turn left onto W 9th St
0.1 mi
Turn left onto Fairview Ave
0.2 mi
Turn right onto W 7th St
0.2 mi
Turn right at Biggs Ave (signs for US-15 S)
0.2 mi
Merge onto Frederick Fwy/U.S. Hwy 15/501 S (signs for US-15)
1.5 mi
Continue onto US-40 E/Frederick Fwy
0.8 mi
Take the exit onto I-70 W
21.0 mi
Take exit 32B to merge onto US-40 W/National Pike toward Hagerstown
1.4 mi
Turn right onto N Edgewood Dr
0.5 mi
Continue onto Robinwood Dr
0.3 mi
Turn left onto Medical Campus Rd
0.5 mi
Turn left at Harrisburg RdDestination will be on the left
0.4 mi
19751 Tranquility Cir, Hagerstown, MD 21742, USA

FREDERICK MEMORIAL HOSPITALl

400 WEST SEVENTH ST FREDERICK MD 21701

961-999 Toll House Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, USA
Head southwest on Toll House Ave toward Sharpes Ln
0.2 mi
Turn right onto W 7th St
305 ft
Turn left
446 ft
Turn left
154 ft
Turn rightDestination will be on the left
272 ft
521-531 Coffman Chapel Drive, Frederick, MD 21701, USA

HOLY CROSS GERMANTOWN HOSPITALl

19801 OBSERVATION DRIVE GERMANTOWN MD 20876

961-999 Toll House Ave, Frederick, MD 21701, USA
Head northeast on Toll House Ave toward W 9th St
233 ft
Turn left onto W 9th St
0.1 mi
Turn left onto Fairview Ave
0.2 mi
Turn right onto W 7th St
0.2 mi
Turn right at Biggs Ave (signs for US-15 S)
0.2 mi
Merge onto Frederick Fwy/U.S. Hwy 15/501 S (signs for US-15)
1.5 mi
Continue onto US-40 E/Frederick Fwy
0.8 mi
Keep left to continue on I-270 S
17.9 mi
Take exit 15A-15B for MD-118 N
0.3 mi
Turn left onto MD-118 N/Germantown Rd
1.0 mi
Turn right onto Frederick Rd
0.8 mi
Turn right onto Middlebrook Road
0.3 mi
Turn right onto Observation Dr
0.1 mi
Turn rightDestination will be on the left
226 ft
19801 Observation Dr, Germantown, MD 20876, USA