Kenneth R. Means Jr., MD


Vice-Chief of Hand Surgery
Clinical Research Consultant
CNHC Faculty


Dr. Means serves as Vice-Chief and Clinical Research Consultant for the Curtis National Hand Center (CNHC). He attended a 7-year B.S./M.D. program through Rutgers Medical School, completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (MUMH), and hand fellowship training at The Curtis National Hand Center.

Dr. Means currently serves as a consultant for the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles, and Washington Nationals professional sports organizations as well as the Towson, Morgan State, and Stevenson University athletics programs.

Dr. Means is currently involved in clinical and academic activities, research, lecturing, book and journal publication, and education of fellows and residents.  He received the Golden Apple teaching award from the MUMH orthopedic residency in 2008 and from the CNHC fellowship in 2010 & 2016.  Dr. Means has been a consultant reviewer for JHS(A) and served as ASSH Residents & Fellows Program Co-Chair in 2019.  In 2011, Dr. Means was part of the inaugural Operation Smile international hand mission and has twice served with Dr. Murphy on the CNHC’s semi-annual medical missions to the Dominican Republic.

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

MedStar Union Memorial Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at Ellicott City
Dorsey Hall Medical Center
9501 Old Annapolis Road, Suite 220
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 235-5405