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Justin R. Hoover, MD


  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedics - Joint Replacement & Osteoarthritis
  • Orthopedics - Joint Surgeon

Dr. Justin Hoover is originally from Pennsylvania and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Gettysburg College where he majored in Biology and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Hoover earned his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine (formerly MCP Hahnemann) and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He then completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of South Carolina/Palmetto Health Richland. While in residency, Dr. Hoover received the Orthopaedic Department Resident of the Year Award twice. He completed an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta where he honed his joint replacement skills with intensive training in cutting edge surgical techniques in arthroplasty.

Dr. Hoover enjoys hip and knee replacement surgery because of the consistency of success in the properly selected patient. Dr. Hoover's professional goal is the improvement in quality of life for patients with pain secondary to hip and knee problems.

Anterior Total Hip Replacement

This exciting alternative technique for hip replacement surgery allows the surgeon to expose the hip without disturbing muscular attachments to the bones around the joint. This allows the hip to remain stable after surgery and prevents the need for "dislocation precautions." The approach involves a single, short incision over the front of the hip joint as opposed to the side or back of the hip. The procedure is performed on a special orthopaedic table, which features independent leg spars. These spars allow the leg to be positioned so that access to the joint occurs without the need to remove muscle or tendons from the thigh bone. Dr. Hoover has performed the surgery on a wide variety of patients, ranging in age from the early forties to the mid eighties.

In addition to Anterior Total Hip Replacement surgery, he specializes in Total Knee Replacement, Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty, Computer Navigated Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Revision Knee Arthroplasty, Periprosthetic Hip and Knee Infections, Lower Extremity Trauma, and Multimodal/Pre-emptive analgesia for hip and knee arthroplasty.

Dr. Hoover is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).
Dr. Hoover and his wife live in Annapolis with their two boys. As a new Annapolitan, he is excited to learn more about boating and endeavors to become an avid boater. He also enjoys enjoys golf, baseball, soccer, and spending time with his family & friends.


Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center

2000 Medical Pkwy
Belcher Pavilion, Ste 101  MD Annapolis 21401

(410) 268-8862 (410) 268-8862 (410) 268-0380 (410) 268-0380 Get Directions
Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center

8109 Ritchie Hwy
Ste 200  MD Pasadena 21122

(410) 268-8862 (410) 268-8862 (410) 268-0380 (410) 268-0380 Get Directions


  • Education
    • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Residency
    • Palmetto Health Richland Orthopedic Surgery GME
  • Fellowship
    • Emory University Hospital


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