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David S. Hungerford, M.D., Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery

School of Medicine

Established in 2000 through a commitment made in 1997 by the Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland Inc. and patients of David S. Hungerford in his honor

HungerfordDavidDAVID S. HUNGERFORD served for 28 years both as chief of the Arthritis Division in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Hopkins and chief of orthopaedics at Good Samaritan Hospital. Dr. Hungerford, who completed his post-graduate training at Oxford University in England and at Hopkins, is considered to be one of the foremost hip and joint specialists in the world. He focuses his research and clinical work on total joint replacement, revision surgeries, diagnosis and treatment of osteonecrosis, and cartilage regeneration. In addition to his own work in the field, Dr. Hungerford is credited with assembling one of the world’s best arthritis divisions, responsible for improving understanding of how a healthy musculoskeletal system functions and how it responds to trauma.