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R. Frank Henn, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:

Orthopaedics

Administrative Title:

Residency Program Director of Orthopaedics; Interim Director of the Program in Sports Medicine

Location:

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute, 1154

Phone (Primary):

410-448-6416

Fax:

410-448-6387

Education and Training

Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, MD
 
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Internship in General Surgery
 
Hospital for Special Surgery, Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
 
Massachusetts General Hospital, Fellowship in Sports Medicine
 

Biosketch

Dr. Henn is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a sports medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is a team physician for the University of Maryland Terrapins.

Dr. Henn's clinical focus is the care of the shoulder, knee, and ankle. He specializes in cartilage restoration and joint repair techniques. Dr. Henn offers a complete range of surgical services, including arthroscopy, ligament repair and reconstruction, tendon repair, tendon transfers, cartilage transplantation, osteochondral transplantation, osteotomies, and joint replacement. He has particular expertise in autologous chondrocyte implantation and complex reconstruction of the shoulder and knee.

Dr. Henn has published numerous scientific papers on surgical outcomes, with a focus on patients' expectations and satisfaction. He is a Workers' Compensation specialist. The goal of Dr. Henn's ongoing research is to maximize treatment options and successful results for all patients.

While at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Henn helped care for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, and New England Revolution. He also worked at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Cartilage Repair Center before to coming to Maryland.

Dr. Henn has been recognized by Baltimore magazine as a "Top Doctor" in "Orthopaedic Surgery: Sports Medicine" for 2017.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Arthroscopic surgery Autologous chondrocyte implantation Cartilage restoration and transplantation Joint replacement Knee injuries Knee ligament, cartilage, and meniscus surgery Knee surgery Ligament reconstruction of the knee Ligament repair and reconstruction Meniscus repair Meniscus surgery of the knee Meniscus transplant Shoulder injuries Sports medicine Tendon repair and reconstruction

Highlighted Publications

Shiu B, Song X, Iacangelo A, Kim H, Jazini E, Henn RF, Gilotra MN, Hasan SA. Os acromiale fixation: A biomechanical comparison of polyethylene suture versus stainless steel wire tension band. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2016;25(12):2034–2039.

Jazini E, Shiu B, Robertson A, Russell JP, Iacangelo A, Henn RF III, Hasan SA. A biomechanical analysis of anchor placement for Bankart repair: Effe ct of portal placement. Orthopedics 2016;39(2):e323–e327.

Gilotra M, Nguyen T, Christian M, Davis D, Henn RF III, Hasan SA. Botulinum toxin is detrimental to repair of a chronic rotator cuff tear in a rabbit model. J Orthop Res 2015;33(8):1152–1157.

Talale T, Pratt SJ, Vanegas C, Xu S, Henn RF III, Yarowsky P, Lovering RM. Site-specific targeting of platelet-rich plasma via superparamagnetic nanoparticles. Orthop J Sports Med 2015;3(1).

Morgan RT, Henn RF III, Paryavi E, Dreese J. Injury to the suprascapular nerve during superior labrum anterior and posterior repair: Is a rotator interval portal safer than an anterosuperior portal? Arthroscopy 2014;30(11):1418–1423.