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Sports Medicine Physicians

University of Maryland School of Medicine Faculty Physicians

Craig H. Bennett

Craig H. Bennett

Chief of Sports Medicine

Dr. Bennett is an assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and chief of sports medicine in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is also the head team orthopaedic surgeon for the University of Maryland at College Park.

Dr. Bennett specializes in treating knee, shoulder and ankle injuries, and complex reconstructive surgery -- particularly on the knee, such as anterior cruciate and posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions, cartilage surgery, meniscus transplantation, knee osteotomies and partial knee replacements.

Dr. Bennett previously served on the staff of the Center for Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh where his roles included being an associate team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers and head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh men's basketball team.

He received his medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco and completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Emory University and a knee and shoulder surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.



R. Frank 
  Henn, III, M.D.

R. Frank Henn, III, M.D.

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 (ACI) and complex reconstructions 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.

Dr. Henn graduated from Brown University where he was a collegiate wrestler. He received his medical degree from Brown Medical School and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Henn completed a sports medicine fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital where he helped care for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, and Boston Bruins. He also worked at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Cartilage Repair Center prior to coming to Maryland.


Community Physicians

M. Brian Polsky, M.D.

Brian Polsky, M.D.

Dr. Brian Polsky, a sports medicine specialist, is a clinical assistant professor with the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Polsky earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine at Columbia, SC and completed his residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital.

During his fellowship, Dr. Polsky was the associate team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles & Flyers, as well as for the Philadelphia KIXX indoor soccer team and the Camden Riversharks AAA baseball team. He has co-authored publications and presentations surrounding scaphoid fractures.

Dr. Polsky specializes in sports injuries, and takes care of athletes at all levels of competition. Dr. Polsky was a nationally ranked professional racquetball player and still enjoys competing. He grew up in Columbia, MD and now resides in Reisterstown with his wife and three sons.

Practice Locations:

Orthopaedic Associates of Central MD
3421 Benson Avenue, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21227

Orthopaedic Associates of Central MD
5999 Harper's Farm Road
West Wing, Suite 250
Columbia, MD 21044


Appointment telephone number: (410) 644-1880

University of Maryland Orthopaedics ph: 1-877-771-4567 or 410-448-6400 One Texas Station, Suite 300, Timonium, MD 21093