Richard D. Kinnard Sr., MD
Sports Medicine Specialist in Catonsville, Columbia, and Eldersburg
About Dr. Kinnard
Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor 2019
Dr. Richard Kinnard Sr. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience. He specializes in the following areas of orthopaedic medicine:
- Sports medicine
- Nonoperative orthopaedics
Dr. Kinnard has experience in advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques for rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, and complex knee reconstruction. He is one of the few orthopaedic surgeons in the Baltimore, Maryland/Washington, D.C. area who has performed hip arthroscopy for labral repair and femoral acetabular impingement.
After completing his undergraduate education at Lafayette College, Dr. Kinnard earned his medical degree at Drexel/Hahnemann University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his general surgery internship at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate Hospital, also in Philadelphia. Dr. Kinnard then completed both his orthopaedic surgery residency and sports medicine fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University-Pennsylvania Hospital's combined orthopaedic training program in Philadelphia.
While in Philadelphia, Dr. Kinnard served as associate team physician for the Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Flyers, and as head team physician for Rowan University. In Washington, D.C. he served as an associate team physician for US Soccer during the 1996 Olympics and as team physician for the Washington Warthogs indoor soccer team, as well as multiple high schools. He was also a player and team physician for the Washington Rugby Football super league team.
While serving as a military parachutist for the US Army, Dr. Kinnard cared for the elite athletes of the 19th and 20th Special Forces Groups (Airborne) as a battalion surgeon.
Dr. Kinnard currently serves as the medical director for joint replacement and spine surgery at Howard County General Hospital.
Dr. Kinnard is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Special Operations Medical Association, and the Maryland State Medical Society. His research is published in peer-reviewed journals.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Richard Kinnard, call (410) 644-1880, or use our secure online request form.
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Insurance & Billing
At Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland, we accept workers’ compensation, Medicare, and most major insurance plans. Please contact your insurance company or you may call our office at (410) 644-1880 to find out if we accept your plan.