Dr. York is subspecialty board certified in orthopaedic sports medicine; this encompasses advanced training in the treatment of knee, hip and shoulder injuries, arthritis and other degenerative conditions, total joint replacement surgery and sports medicine.
Dr. York is a specialist in cartilage transplant surgery, and is a clinical instructor in Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland.
In addition to fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as a knee, shoulder reconstructive surgeon, Dr. York continues to be an active fellow in the following subspecialty societies:
Arthroscopy Association of North America (www.aana.org): has received advanced training, and has participated as an Associate Master Instructor of advanced shoulder arthroscopic reconstruction at the AANA national learning center.
American Academy of Orthopaedics for Sports Medicine (www.sportsmed.org) and through AOSSM, participates in a multi center clinical study of revision Knee ACL reconstruction.
International Cartilage Repair Society (www.cartilage.org). has performed a large series of cartilage transplant surgery in the knee.
Over the past 25 years, Dr. York has demonstrated a special interest in the treatment and prevention of sports injuries. He has provided game coverage; preseason sports physicals, and coach training seminars for our community and state. He is the team physician for Archbishop Spalding and Glen Burnie high schools. Dr. York served as a youth soccer coach for Severna Park for many years and earned a US Soccer Federation 'D' coaching license.
He graduated from Georgetown University Medical Center and did his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic surgery. After serving three years as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the U.S. Army, Dr. York joined Chesapeake Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center in July 1988. During his military service, he was Chief of Orthopaedics at Kimbrough Army Hospital at Fort Meade; an Instructor in Orthopaedics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services Medical School.
Dr. York currently serves as Associate Chairman of the Department of Surgery and is Immediate Past President of the Medical Staff at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
He also serves in State and County medical leadership: Member, Board of Directors of the Maryland Orthopaedic Association and Board of the State Medical Society (MedChi) & is Immediate Past President of the Anne Arundel County Medical Society. Dr. York serves on the Board of Councilors for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, one of two Maryland Orthopaedists representing Maryland to the AAOS.