Aviram M. Giladi, MD, MS


Research Director
CNHC Faculty


Aviram M. Giladi, MD, MS is a fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon at The Curtis National Hand Center, and holds appointments of Associate Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University.  Dr. Giladi is the Research Director for The Curtis National Hand Center, and Scientific Director for Orthopedics at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. He sees patients at The Curtis National Hand Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Giladi’s published research includes work on surgical outcomes, measuring post-traumatic impairment and disability, data system and predictive analytics, delivery of upper extremity surgical care, and how these elements affect related care implementation and policy. As Research Director, he coordinates basic science, animal, biomechanics, engineering, data/analytic, and clinical outcomes studies through the Hand Center, as well as collaborative efforts across specialties and institutions. His clinical focus is on upper extremity trauma, nerve and vascular problems including nerve pain, arthritis care, and care for amputees, and he is the surgical lead for the MedStar North Bone Health and Fracture Prevention Program. His ongoing academic work centers on the interaction between treatment outcomes, patient-reported data, care delivery and costs, and how these various elements contribute to measuring quality and value in surgical care delivery and system implementation.

Dr. Giladi is board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery and has the certificate of added qualification in hand surgery. He is involved with many professional societies and is a Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association of Hand Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Plastic Surgery Research Council. He was selected as the 2021 Gelberman Traveling Scholar by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Giladi completed his medical degree at Vanderbilt University and his integrated plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at The University of Michigan.  During his residency, he completed a Master’s in Health and Health Care Research through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar’s Program at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Giladi then completed a hand and upper extremity fellowship in the Department of Orthopaedics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, within the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Training Programs.

MedStar Provider Profile


The Curtis National Hand Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
3333 N. Calvert Street
Johnston Professional Bldg – 2nd Floor
Baltimore, Maryland  21218
(410) 235-5405