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Theodore T. Manson M.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Orthopaedics
Location: R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Phone: 410-328-6280
Fax: 410-328-2893

Personal History:

Dr. Manson earned his MD from Northwestern University School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He pursued an additional year of advanced training in the management of complex fractures at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. He went on to complete an additional 1-year fellowship in total joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery, where he trained in minimally invasive joint replacement, revision joint replacement, and hip and knee surgery.

Dr. Manson is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. He has two clinical practices: joint replacement and orthopaedic trauma. He is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore where he cares for patients with complex fractures and multi-system trauma. In addition to the Baltimore Campus, Dr. Manson operates at St. Joseph??Ts Hospital in Towson, Maryland, primarily for patients requiring hip or knee replacement. He cares for patients from all over the State of Maryland---as well as Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia - who are referred for complex fractures or infections around existing hip and knee replacements. He also directs the statewide referral system for these patients. His special interests include pelvic and acetabular fracture management and treatment of fracture nonunion. His particular joint replacement interests are direct anterior hip replacement and joint replacement after previous fracture.

Dr. Manson directs the orthopaedic residency program at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and is the Director of Joint Replacement Education for the University of Maryland residency program. He is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. He also serves on the Hip Program Committee for the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has published many articles, lectured at a variety of national professional meetings, and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards.

Research Interests:

Dr. Manson's research interests include pelvic and acetabular fracture management, treatment for fracture nonunion, and joint replacement, particularly direct anterior hip replacement and joint replacement after previous fracture.

Clinical Specialty:

Dr. Manson specializes in total joint replacement and orthopaedic traumatology.


Dr. Manson's recent publications include the following articles:

Gaski GE, Manson TT, Castillo RC, Slobogean GP, O'Toole RV. Nonoperative treatment of intermediate severity lateral compression type 1 pelvic ring injuries with minimally displaced complete sacral fracture. J Orthop Trauma 2014;28(12):674-680.

Dye NB, Vagts C, Manson TT, O'Toole RV. Estimation of tibial shaft defect volume using standard radiographs: Development and validation of a novel technique. Injury [Epub ahead of print, August 11, 2014].

D'Alleyrand JG, Manson T, Dancy L, Castiool RC, Bertumen JB, Meskey T, O??TToole RV. Is time to flap coverage of open tibial fractures an independent predictor of flap-related complications? J Orthop Trauma 2014;28(5):288-293.

Whitney A, O'Toole RV, Hui E, Sciadini MF, Pollak AN, Manson TT, Eglseder WA, Andersen RC, LeBrun C, Doro C, Nascone JW. Do one-time intracompartmental pressure measurements have a high false-positive rate in diagnosing compartment syndrome? J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2014;76(2):479-483.