Dr. Curtis Mitchell Henn, MD

Dr. Curtis Mitchell Henn, MD

Dr. Curtis Mitchell Henn, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-3668
Fax: 202-444-5391

Contact this Provider:

  • Hand Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormalities of the hands
  • animal bite of the hand
  • anterior interosseous compression neuropathy
  • anterior interosseous nerve syndrome
  • avascular necrosis of scaphoid
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Procedures I Perform
  • amputation of the finger surgery
  • amputation of the thumb surgery
  • arthrodesis of the wrist
  • arthroplasty wrist
  • arthroscopy of elbow
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About the Provider

Dr. Henn is a member of the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute and practices at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He is a highly skilled, board certified orthopaedic hand and upper extremity surgeon, who also holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He specializes in the care of any condition affecting the hand and wrist, forearm or elbow.He offers a complete range of surgical skills including arthroscopic, minimally invasive and microsurgical techniques.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Tendon and nerve injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sports injuries
  • Carpal and Cubital tunnel Syndromes
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic deformities
  • Tendinitis

Dr. Henn graduated magna cum laude with honors in biochemistry from Brown University, where he was awarded the Susan Colver Rosenberger Senior Prize in Biology. He earned his medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He was also awarded the Henry Thomas Randall Prize, given to the most outstanding medical graduate pursuing a surgical specialty. Dr. Henn completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, where he was awarded the Jean C. McDaniel Award, which recognizes a graduating resident for professional skill, dedication to ethics, and commitment to resident education. Dr. Henn then completed the Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Henn has published several scientific articles and chapters and has presented his work at annual meetings of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Orthopaedic Research Society, Eastern Orthopaedic Association, and Pediatric Society of North America.

Dr. Henn's Philosophy of Care
Dr. Henn is dedicated to providing the best possible care, while maintaining a relaxed environment for his patients. He believes it is important to take the time to listen to each patient and then encourages him or her to take part in the decision-making process. He treats many conditions of the hand and upper extremity without surgery when possible. If surgery is necessary, he guides patients before and after their procedure to ensure they achieve the maximal benefit and recover to their full potential.

Patient Story:

  • Fellowship Program: Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital (2015)
  • Residency Program: Hospital for Special Surgery (2014)
  • Medical School: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2009)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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  • 1120 20th Street Northwest
    Building 1 South – A Level
    Washington, DC 20036
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    Phone: 202-416-2000

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Elected by peers to serve as the MedStar Clinical Faculty Representative to the Georgetown University Medical Center Executive Committee - 2020-2022
  • Selected as Washingtonian Top Doctor, Hand surgery - 2018, 2019, 2020
  • MedStar Georgetown University SPIRIT Award - 2017, 2019
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, MedStar Georgetown Family Medicine Residency - 2019
  • Selected for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Young Leaders Program - 2019
  • Selected as Judah Folkman Scientist-in-Residence, Bexley High School - 2019 
  • Jean C. McDaniel Award, HSS - 2014
  • Selected to attend American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum - 2013
  • Elected by peers to serve on HSS Graduate Medical Education Committee - 2012
  • Henry Randall Prize, Brown Medical School - 2009
  • Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society - 2009
  • Susan Colver Rosenberger Senior Prize, Biology, Brown University - 2005
  • magna cum laude, Brown University - 2005