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.
Team Physician, University of Maryland Terrapins
Dr. Dreese, a specialist in innovative arthroscopic surgery, joined the University of Maryland's sports medicine team following two years as an orthopaedic physician at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Since joining the sports medicine team at the University of Maryland in 2005, he has served as a team physician for the University of Maryland Terrapin athletic teams in College Park. He specializes in reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, and elbow for patients of all ages. His primary interest is in minimally invasive arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder and knee. He has published numerous research studies on this topic, and is currently involved in studies attempting to improve the results of ACL surgery of the knee and instability/dislocation of the shoulder. He has experience in treating the most complex injuries as a result of caring for patients treated at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center with complex ligament injuries of the knee. His clinical focus is preservation of joint surfaces; as a result, he does not perform joint replacement surgery.
As a former varsity letterman of the Penn State University football team, Dr. Dreese has a special interest in sports medicine. He gained specialized training and skill in treating problems of the shoulder, knee and elbow as a sports medicine fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He completed a residency in orthopaedics at the esteemed Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. Dreese earned his medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Dreese's sports medicine research has been published in journals such as The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Techniques of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and Current Opinions in Orthopaedic Research. He has also authored book chapters that appear in publication. He serves as a team physician for the University of Maryland's athletic teams and for multiple area high school teams.
Dr. Dreese's areas of expertise include:
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.
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.
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