MedStar Harbor Hospital News
The MedStar Harbor Hospital Total Joint Center Welcomes Tariq A. Nayfeh, MD, PhD, Total Joint Orthopaedic Surgeon
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Baltimore—The MedStar Harbor Hospital Total Joint Center is pleased to welcome Tariq A. Nayfeh, MD, PhD. Dr. Nayfeh, a board-certified total joint orthopaedic surgeon, performs minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery and specializes in using the direct anterior hip approach. Dr. Nayfeh also specializes in hip and knee surgery, hip fractures, surgical treatment of joint diseases, total joint replacement and revision, and the treatment of arthritis in young adult and geriatric patients.
Dr. Nayfeh joins MedStar Harbor from Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He earned his doctor of medicine and doctor of philosophy in mechanical engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He completed his surgery internship and residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center and completed his fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Missouri Bone and Joint Center.
Dr. Nayfeh will be seeing patients at the Total Joint Center offices on MedStar Harbor’s waterfront campus and the MedStar HealthPark located at 8109 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122.
To learn more about Dr. Nayfeh or for a referral, call 410-350-2563.
About MedStar Harbor Hospital
For more than a century, MedStar Harbor Hospital has grown alongside the communities it serves in Baltimore City, and Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard counties. The hospital was first established in 1903 as a small community clinic servicing the waterfront community in Baltimore. More than 100 years later, the 179-bed hospital continues to offer the personal touch of a community hospital while incorporating the excellence of a high technology medical center. It has been the recipient of the Delmarva Foundation’s highest honor, the Excellence Award for Quality for Hospitals, in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
With more than 400 physicians representing 30 medical and surgical specialties, and 1,400 employees, the hospital offers a full range of health care services for patients from infancy through the senior years. MedStar Harbor’s specialty areas include orthopaedics, women’s services, cancer care, diabetes care, fetal assessment, cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation, and treatment of chronic lung conditions. The hospital’s continuum of care also includes wellness programs, outpatient services and inpatient treatment.
MedStar Harbor is part of MedStar Health, a not-for-profit, regional healthcare system with nine hospitals and more than 20 other health-related services in the Maryland and Washington, D.C., region. MedStar Health's patient-first philosophy emphasizes service, quality and safety, combining compassionate care and clinical excellence. More than a half-million patients trust their care to MedStar Health each year. medstarhealth.org