Dr. Paul L. Asdourian, MD

Dr. Paul L. Asdourian, MD

Dr. Paul L. Asdourian, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (410) 554-2917

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Specialties
  • Spine Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal vertebrae
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • bulging disc
  • cauda equina syndrome
  • cervical bone spur
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Procedures I Perform
  • artificial disc replacement surgery in the cervical spine
  • back surgery
  • biological enhancement of spine fusions
  • cervical decompression
  • cervical laminotomy
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About the Provider

Dr. Asdourian,  is an orthopaedic spine surgeon trained in reconstructive spinal surgery. His expertise is in the treatment of adult spinal deformity, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative disc disease. For more than 34 years, Dr. Asdourian has utilized state-of-the-art techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of failed cervical and lumbar decompressions and fusions. Dr. Asdourian was a key investigator in cervical artificial disc replacements. He has pioneered the use of robotic spine surgery in the MedStar system. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society, the Scoliosis Research Society and the North American Spine Society. He is a member and former President of the Maryland Orthopaedic Society. He currently serves as the Orthopaedic Medical Director of the Medstar Medical Group.

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Awards
Dr. Asdourian has repeatedly been named a Baltimore Magazine "Top Doc" for orthopaedic spinal surgery, most recently in 2019.


Interests
His special interests include the treatment of adult spinal deformity, spinal tumors and infections, spondylolisthesis, cervical and lumbar herniated discs, cervical and lumbar spinal stenosis. He uses state-of-the-art robotic navigation technology to treat these spinal disorders.

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Education
  • Fellowship Program: St. Luke's Medical Center - IL (1987)
  • Residency Program: Boston Medical Center (1986)
  • Internship Program: Lenox Hill Hospital (1982)
  • Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical Center at Syracuse (1981)
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Awards
  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015