MedStar Harbor Hospital News
Leigh Ann Curl, M.D., Named “Orthopedic Surgeon Leader to Know” by Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review
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BALTIMORE—Leigh Ann Curl, M.D., sports medicine orthopedic surgeon at Harborview Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Harbor Hospital, was recognized by Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review as a top “Female Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon Leader to Know.”
As part of the MedStar SportsHealth team, Dr. Curl is the head orthopedic surgeon for the Baltimore Ravens. Dr. Curl has been with the Ravens since 1998. She also has served as team physician for the University of Maryland Terrapins, the New York Mets, USA Women's Basketball, USA Women's Rugby, Johns Hopkins University and St. John's University in New York. Dr. Curl is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. She is board-certified and trained at Johns Hopkins and the Hospital for Special Surgery. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Connecticut where she played collegiate basketball. Her expertise is sports-related injuries and complex conditions of the shoulder and knee.
Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review compiled the list of noteworthy female orthopedic and spine surgeons based on extensive editorial research. Surgeons on this list were selected for their achievement in orthopedics, membership to professional organizations and leadership within hospitals or practice groups.
Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine Review features news and analysis on business and legal issues relating to orthopedic and spine practices. Each issue of the quarterly publication reaches an audience of 10,000 key ASC-industry orthopaedic and spine practice decision-makers including orthopaedic and sports medicine physicians and surgeons and spine practice administrators.
To learn more about Dr. Curl, visit harborhospital.org/Curl.
For more than a century, 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 193-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 and 2011.
With more than 500 physicians representing 30 medical and surgical specialties, and more than 1,500 employees, the hospital offers a full range of health care services for patients from infancy through the senior years. Harbor Hospital’s specialty areas include orthopedics, 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.
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