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Theodore T. Manson, MD

Academic Title:

Clinical Associate Professor (Non-Adjunct Faculty)

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Chief, Adult Reconstruction


R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

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Education and Training

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, MD
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma
Hospital for Special Surgery, Fellowship in Joint Replacement


Dr. Manson has two clinical practices: joint replacement and orthopaedic trauma. He is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and cares for patients with complex fractures and multi-system trauma. He also directs the orthopaedic residency program at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and is Director of Joint Replacement Education for the University of Maryland residency program.

Dr. Manson specializes in minimally invasive joint replacement, revision joint replacement, and hip and knee surgery. In addition to performing surgery at the University of Maryland Founding Campus in downtown Baltimore, he operates at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Towson, Maryland, primarily for patients requiring hip or knee replacement. He cares for patients from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia who are referred for complex fractures or infections around existing hip and knee replacements and directs the Maryland Statewide Referral System for these patients.

Dr. Manson's clinical and research interests include pelvic and acetabular fracture management, fracture nonunion, and joint replacement, including direct anterior hip replacement and joint replacement after previous fracture. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Acetabular fracture management Direct anterior hip replacement Hip fracture treatment Hip socket fracture treatment Joint replacement Joint replacement after previous fracture Knee replacement Nonunion treatment Orthopaedic traumatology Partial knee replacement Pelvic fracture management Total joint replacement

Highlighted Publications

Dubina AG, Wickramaratne N, O'Toole RV, Manson TT. Assessment of trochanteric osteotomy fragment union after acetabular fracture surgery. Injury 2017;48(2):384–387.

Dubina AG, Paryavi E, Manson TT, Allmon C, O'Toole RV. Surgical site infection in tibial plateau fractures with ipsilateral compartment syndrome. Injury 2017;48(2):495–500.

Reilly RM, Robertson T, O'Toole RV, Manson TT. Are antibiotic nails effective in the treatment of infected tibial fractures? Injury 2016;47(12):2809–2815.

Shah SB, Manson TT, Nascone JW, Sciadini MF, O'Toole RV. Radiographic determinants of early failure after posterior wall acetabular fracture fixation. Orthopedics 2016;39(6):e1104–e1111.

Manson T, Schmidt AH. Acetabular fractures in the elderly: A critical analysis review. JBJS Rev 2016:4(10).

Additional Publication Citations

Manson TT, Reider L, O'Toole RV, Scharfstein DO, Tornetta P III, Gary JL; Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC). Variation in treatment of displaced geriatric acetabular fractures among 15 Level I trauma centers. J Orthop Trauma 2016;30(9):457–462.

Hoshino CM, Christian MW, O'Toole RV, Manson TT. Fixation of displaced femoral neck fractures in young adults: Fixed-angle devices or Pauwel screws? Injury 2016;47(8):1676–1684.

Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC); including Manson TT. Building a clinical research network in trauma orthopaedics: The Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC). J Orthop Trauma 2016;30(7):353–361.

Hagen J, Castillo R, Dubina A, Gaski G, Manson TT, O'Toole RV. Does surgical stabilization of lateral compression-type pelvic ring fractures decrease patients' pain, reduce narcotic use, and improve mobilizaiton? Clin Orthop Relat Res 2016;474(6):1422–1429.

Awards and Affiliations

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, member

Orthopaedic Trauma Association, member

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Hip Program Committee

Baltimore magazine Top Doctor in the specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2016

Baltimore magazine Top Doctor in the specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery: Joint, 2017

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