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Dr. James Dreese, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist

Professional statement

James Dreese is a concerned and interested orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist serving the communities of Lutherville and Ellicott City, MD. Dr. Dreese attended medical school at Pennsylvania State University. He completed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery and his internship at the University of North Carolina. He then finished his fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Dreese is certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is affiliated with MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He is a physician at MedStar UMH Orthopaedics. Dr. Dreese is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Education and training

  • Hospital for Special Surgery (Residency)
  • Medical School - Pennsylvania State University, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of North Carolina (Internship)
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Fellowship)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1184687493

Office locations

Medstar Orthopaedic Institute

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

9501 Old Annapolis Road, Suite 220

Ellicott City, MD 21042

Medstar Orthopaedic Institute

2118 Greenspring Drive

Timonium, MD 21093

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The wait time was because of a system communication error between zocdoc and the hospital. However - the doctor was very professional and courteous and isolated my exact shoulder injury.
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The appointment was quick but he asked good questions, studied the X-rays, proposed alternative solutions and asked me what I wanted to do.
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The visit was productive and informative. He identified all parts of my sports injury and answered all my questions regarding pre-surgery and post surgery rehab.
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Dr. Dreese went over all the options with me, and took his time explaining things. He outlined a long-term game plan, which I found to be very helpful
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He was very thorough and direct in his answers to my questions and very helpful when giving instructions on what to do next, including recommending a PT with specific exercises to address my issue.
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Dr. Dreese was very professional and helpful! I would trust him with my family which is high praise.
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Other than the wait to be seen, I was very pleased. The doctor never made me feel rushed and I'm sure would have answered any question posed fully until I completely understood it. I was quite impressed by the entire staff.
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I was very impressed with Dr Dreese and felt very comfortable. I appreciate his bedside manner and clearly explained diagnosis. I would recommend him to others!
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Dr. Dreese gave me the FULL information on my condition. He took the time to go through the X-rays and MRI of my knee and showed me where the problem was an what was causing my pain. The prognosis isn't very good but that certainly isn't his fault.
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He was very nice and very knowledgable. I was comfortable the minute I walked in. The office staff was welcoming and freindly.
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Dr Dreese explained everything, took additional X-rays and made a plan for treatment. I would recommend him to any of my family and friends.
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Everything with the professional care was excellent. Some difficulty locating the office inside the shopping center. Front desk person was coughing and obviously was not well, leaving some concern for contagiousness.
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He was kind, thorough with the exam, and explained his findings and plans to get me well again. I really liked him a lot.
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