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W. Andrew Eglseder M.D.

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

Personal History:

Dr. Eglseder earned his MD at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He did his internship in general surgery at the Naval Hospital of Portsmoth. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Maryland Medical System and went on to complete a fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Louisville Humana Hospital. Dr. Eglseder is board certified in hand surgery and orthopaedic surgery. In addition to hand surgery and orthopaedic traumatology, his special interests are in foot and ankle surgery and upper extremity reconstruction.

Clinical Specialty:

Dr. Eglseder specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery and orthopaedic traumatology.


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

Eglseder WA. Letter regarding the relationship of the superficial radial nerve and its branch to the thumb to the first extensor compartment. J Hand Surg Am 2014;39(10):2123-2124.

Paryavi E, Pensy RA, Higgins TF, Chia B, Eglseder WA. Salvage of upper extremities with humeral fracture and associated brachial artery injury. Injury 2014;45(12):1870-1875.

DiMauro JP, Eglseder WA. Fracture of the radial styloid and concomitant first dorsal compartment musculotendinous injuries. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2014;43(2):83-88.

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.

Kaufman AM, Pensy RA, O'Toole RV, Eglseder WA. Safety of immediate open reduction and internal fixation of geriatric open fractures of the distal radius. Injury 2014;45(3):534-539.