Congratulations to Dr. Christopher M. Farrell for being voted a Washingtonian 2017 Top Doctor as an Orthopedic Surgeon by his peers again!

Relieving Pain

Improving Function

Knee Reconstruction

Hip Reconstruction


Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement Specialist

Welcome to Maryland Orthopedic Institute, a Division of Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, LLC. Dr. Christopher M. Farrell and his staff created the Maryland Orthopedic Institute to focus on restoring each patient to a full and active life while providing superior orthopedic care in a patient centered, caring environment.

At Maryland Orthopedic Institute, we pride ourselves on paying exceptional attention to detail and being extremely thorough which is why we are one of Marylands top hip and knee replacement practices. We take very good care of our patients and do everything we can to create a stress-free and pleasant experience so you can resume your normal daily activities as quickly as possible.

Dr. Farrell has been the recipient of many medical awards along with being recognized as a "Top Orthopedist" by Washingtonian Magazine and Super Doctors Magazine several times. He trained under the direction of multiple world-renowned orthopedic surgeons at the leading orthopedic hospitals in the world, including the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota, as well as the Hospital for Special Surgery and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

Awards and honors include:

  • Top Doctor, Orthopedic Surgery, Washingtonian Magazine- 2010, 2012, 2014
  • Top Doctor, Orthopedic Surgery, Super Doctors Magazine- 2011, 2012, 2013

Dr. Christopher Farrell was recently featured on TOP Doctors Interviews as a Top Orthopedic Surgeon throughout the Maryland/Washington, DC Metro region. TOP Doctors Interviews can be seen on CNN Headline News, FOX News, CNBC, Bravo or in the video below.

Montgomery County Orthopedic Surgeon, Specializing in Hip and Knee Replacements

Serving Montgomery County, Metro Washington, DC, Fredrick County and Prince Georges, Since 2008

Comprehensive Treatment

Our board certified orthopedic surgeon with specific fellowship training in joint replacement surgery which includes hip and knee replacements, evaluates patients seen at Maryland Orthopedic Institute. The initial assessment involves review of medical records and history, musculoskeletal physical exam and acquisition and review of appropriate radiological studies (X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs). Patient-tailored treatment Recommendations are based on findings and diagnosis in conjunction with age, activity level, and medical history.

Comprehensive treatment available for conditions in:

  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip and Knee
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
  • Meniscal tears
  • Achilles tendon tears
  • Patellar and quadriceps tendon tears
  • Patella fractures
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Fractures around the hip and knee
  • Sports injuries
  • Inflammatory Disease of the Hip and Knee (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, lupus)
  • Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis) of the hip and knee
  • Post-traumatic Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip and Knee

What can we do for you?

Orthopedics focuses in a highly specialized area of medicine involving the musculoskeletal system. This includes the diagnoses, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and diseases. It also involves the prevention of future injuries. We treat patients of all ages—from small children to much older individuals with arthritis. Dr. Farrell has been practicing orthopedics for ten years and he has helped countless active individuals return to their independent lives with renewed enjoyment.

We offer a variety of exceptional services including:

Our goal is to provide the most caring and thorough service to every single one of our patients, ensuring that each and every one of their problems is addressed. We want your quality of life to be restored and improved by the time you leave our office. We will work with you closely to educate you completely on all treatment options, all aspects of surgery, including the risks, benefits, and all preparatory and post-surgery care.

Contact us at 240-449-8262 to schedule an appointment with our Montgomery County orthopedic surgeon.

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Why Choose Us?

  • "Dr. Farrell, I wanted to express my appreciation for the wonderful care you have provided me over the years...."
    - Elizabeth, Bethesda, MD
  • "Dr. Chris Farrell is the best doctor I have ever been to..."
    - Michael, Takoma Park, MD
  • "... you have managed to keep me running pain free over the years you have cared for me..."
    Karen, Washington, DC
  • "... He is now my family's orthopedic doctor and I have recommended him to all of our friends."
    Athena, Washington, DC
  • "... I have recommended him to friends and family and they have come away universally impressed with his care."
    John, Bethesda, MD
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