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Bruce S. Wolock, M.D.

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OFFICE LOCATIONS:

Dr. Wolock sees patients at the following Towson Orthopaedic Associates’ locations:

Towson Office

Dr. Wolock is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where he received his B.A. degree. He then attended Case Western Reserve University and received his M.D. He received post graduate training at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Wolock is fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity surgery.

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Specialty Areas
Dr. Wolock specializes in hand, elbow and shoulder surgery and general orthopedic surgery.
Professional Memberships & Certifications

Board and Licensure:

  • State of Maryland, 1984 to Present
  • State of Massachusetts, January 1989 to January 1990 (during Hand Fellowship)
  • Diplomate, FLEX, 1984
  • Passed Part I, ABOS Orthopaedic Boards, July 1990
  • Passed Part II, ABOS Orthopaedic Boards, July 1993
  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery, July 9, 1993
  • Re-Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery, January 1, 2004
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand, August 25, 1997

Professional Affiliations:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, The Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association
  • Member, Med-Chi (Maryland State Medical Society)
  • Member, Baltimore County Medical Society
  • Member, Maryland Orthopaedic Society
  • Medical Case Reviewer, Maryland State Medical Board
  • Medical Director, Ruxton SurgiCenter
  • Member, Massachusetts General Hospital Hand Club
  • Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • The Physician and Sportsmedicine Editorial Research Panel 2003

Faculty Appointments:

  • Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins
  • Hospital
  • Attending Hand Surgeon, The Union Memorial Hospital Hand Center
  • Former Director, Johns Hopkins Hospital Orthopaedic Hand Clinic,1990-1995
Honors and Awards
Alpha Epsilon Delta (National Pre-Medical Honor Society), 1977
Omicron Delta Kappa (National Leadership Honor Society), 1978
Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society), 1978
President, Johns Hopkins University Chapter, 1978-1979
Phi Beta Kappa, 1978
Graduated with General and Departmental Honors, Johns Hopkins University, 1979
Honors in 9 of 13 clinical clerkships, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 1979-1983
Publications, Featuring Dr. Wolock
The following are publications, featuring Dr. Bruce Wolock:
Special Features & Patient Feedback

top_doc_balt2012Baltimore Magazine TOP DOCS

April, 2014 — THE ANNUAL BALTIMORE MAGAZINE “TOP DOCS” ISSUE HONORS TOWSON ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATES PHYSICIANS

Congratulations to Dr. Wolock, who was honored in the November 2013 “Top Docs” issue of Baltimore Magazine! Approximately 10,000 physicians throughout the region were surveyed to determine the final “Top Docs” list.

…READ more about Baltimore’s TOP DOCS

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JULY, 2013 — Read more about the historic double arm transplant team at Johns Hopkins Hospital…READ MORE about it!

APRIL, 2013 — Dr. Wolock is proud to be a part of the historic double arm transplant team at Johns Hopkins Hospital. See page 4, for the exciting account…

READ MORE about it!

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Contracting Fingers – Housecall With Dr. Wolock

September, 2011 — You may think it’s arthritis, but if your ring finger or pinkie is bending inward, and you have large, thickened nodes in your palm, you probably have Dupuytren’s contracture. This disease creates a thickening of the palmar fascia — the interior tissue of the palm — causing the smaller fingers to contract…

READ More (pdf)

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news_wolock2Osteoarthritis of the Knee – Clinical Trial

Feb. 2011 — Do you have painful osteoarthritis of the knee? If so, Spectrum Clinical Research and Towson Orthopedics are conducting a clinical research trial of an investigational product for people who suffer from painful osteoarthritis of the knee and meet the following criteria:

  • Age 40 or older
  • Osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Symptoms for at least 6 months
  • Pain on most days during the past month

For more information, please call Spectrum Clinical Research at (443) 798-2670

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th_news16Housecall: Handled with Care

Orthopaedic expertise in hand, wrist, and upper extremities

May, 2010 — As much as we use our hands and arms, it’s no surprise they are prone to overuse or injury. Summer sports, such as tennis and golf, can stress and injure wrists and elbows, while gardening and outdoor work may strain hands and fingers…

More Info (pdf)

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pat_feat_bw_thRusty L., Baltimore, MD
Dr. Wolock’s patient, Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Replacement Improves Motion and Strength for Severe Arthritis and Fractures

Lutz had been boogie-boarding with his children in Ocean City when he stood up in shallow water, and, suddenly, a six-foot wave came crashing down on him, driving his shoulder into the sand…”

» More Info (pdf)

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pat_feat_bw2_thHanding if Off – Getting Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

“We typically see carpal tunnel in adults who do a lot of repetitive activities, such as typing, painting or hammering,” says Dr. Bruce Wolock, chief of Hand Surgery at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. “But it may also be caused by previous injury, arthritis, hypothyroidism, or…”

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pat_feat_bw3_thLinda H., Baltimore, Md
Dr. Wolock’s patient, graft repair

“Handled” With Care – Arthritis in Hands Treated with Graft Repair

“Arthritis at the base of the thumb is more common in women than in men and occurs after age 40. Linda Humphries, who does accounting work for a major grocery chain knows this first hand…”  More Info (pdf)