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Phone: 410-337-7900
Fax: (410) 337-5321
8322 Bellona Ave.
Suite 100
Towson, MD 21204
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Phone: 410-337-8888
Fax: (410) 823-4833
7505 Osler Drive
Suite 104
Towson, MD 21204-7737

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Phone: 410-337-7900
Fax: (410) 569-3551
201 Plumtree Rd
Suite 301
Bel Air, MD 21015
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Phone: 410-337-7900
Fax: (410) 391-8084
9110 Philadelphia Rd
Suite 308
Rosedale, MD 21237
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Phone: 410-939-4500
Fax: (410) 575-6437
508 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace
MD 21078
 

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Bruce S. Wolock, M.D.

wolock-bDr. 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 orthopaedic hand and upper extremity surgery.

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

What Dr. Wolock’s Patients Have to Say…

  • Dear Dr. Wolock:  …I think of you almost every time I lift one of my grandchildren over my head. I think of you as I am doing home repairs, or working on my old American Flyer trains. I am profoundly thankful for your skills as a surgeon, and for your kind and compassionate treatment when I was your patient…

    Sincerely,

    — Joe H.

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  • May 27, 2014 — Dear Doctor Wolock and staff: (Linda, Mary, Teresa, Becka, etc… I tried to remember all you ladies),With sincere gratitude and warmest thanks. You all really made “us” feel so comfortable, safe and secure with Chris’ right hand surgery–Being Chris is a student at Towson and I was in New York when this incident happened. He is recovering nicely and your care and concern and attention were/are very much appreciated!

    Sincerely,

    — Donna and Chris M. (Suffolk County, Long Island)

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Special Features & Patient Feedback

Dr. Bruce Wolock was a Member of the Team at Johns Hopkins that Made History Once Again

On June 17, 2015, a team of specialists that included Dr. Bruce Wolock performed an arm transplant on a Virginia musician. Below is the link to one of many stories that profiles the patient’s journey.

Dr. Wolock was also a member of the transplant team that performed the first double arm transplant, also at Johns Hopkins.

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Baltimore Magazine TOP DOCS

top_doc_balt2012April, 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…

Historic Double Arm Transplant

th_news231JULY, 2013 — Read more about the historic double arm transplant team at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Read MORE…

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…

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…

Osteoarthritis of the Knee – Clinical Trial

news_wolock2Feb. 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.

Housecall: Handled with Care

th_news161Orthopaedic 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. Read MORE…

Shoulder Replacement Improves Motion and Strength for Severe Arthritis and Fractures

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

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. Read MORE…

“Handled” With Care – Arthritis in Hands Treated with Graft Repair
Linda H., Baltimore, Md; Dr. Wolock’s patient, graft repair

pat_feat_bw3_thArthritis 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.
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