Sam V. Sydney, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon – Minimally Invasive Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery in Catonsville, Columbia, and Eldersburg
About Dr. Sydney
Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2023
Dr. Sam Sydney is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with more than 33 years of experience. His areas of specialty include:
- Minimally invasive surgery - hips, knees, shoulders
- Arthroscopic surgery
- Total joint replacement and joint reconstruction
- Design and development of total joint implants
- General orthopaedics - hips, knees, shoulders
Dr. Sydney earned his MBBS at the University of Ibadan College of Medicine in Nigeria. He completed his general surgery internship at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and a rotating internship at Baptist Medical Center in Ogbomosho, Nigeria. He performed orthopaedic residencies at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital, also in Baltimore.
Dr. Sydney completed two fellowships: one in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Shock Trauma Center; the other in total joint replacement at Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc. with Thomas H. Mallory, MD, in Columbus, Ohio.
In addition to practicing orthopaedics, Dr. Sydney serves several roles at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore:
- Medical Director for Orthopaedic Services
- Medical Director for the Total Joint Program
- Medical Executive Committee Member
- Finance/Planning Committee Member
Dr. Sydney is also a clinical instructor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Sydney is distinguished as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Maryland State Medical Society, Baltimore City Medical Society, American Medical Society, and Maryland Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Sydney is a national presenter and his research is published in peer-reviewed medical journals.
Dr. Sydney’s Podcast - Orthopedic Surgery Mid-Pandemic: What You Need to Know
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sam Sydney, use our secure online scheduling, or call us at (410) 644-1880.
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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.