Aviram M. Giladi, MD, MS is a fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon at The Curtis National Hand Center, and holds an appointment as an Instructor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University.  He is the Research Director for The Curtis National Hand Center. He sees patients at The Curtis National Hand Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Giladi’s published research includes work on surgical outcomes, measuring post-traumatic impairment and disability, Medicaid expansion, delivery of upper extremity surgical care, and how these elements affect related care implementation and policy.  As Research Director, he coordinates basic science, animal, biomechanics, and clinical outcomes studies through the Hand Center, as well as collaborative efforts across specialties and institutions.  His clinical focus is on upper extremity trauma, nerve and vascular problems, and arthritis care.  His ongoing academic work centers on the interaction between upper extremity treatment outcomes, patient satisfaction, care delivery and costs, and how these various elements contribute to measuring quality and value in surgical care delivery and system implementation.

Dr. Giladi is a member of many professional societies, including the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Plastic Surgery Research Council and American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He also speaks Hebrew.

Dr. Giladi completed his medical degree at Vanderbilt University and his integrated plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at The University of Michigan.  During his residency, he completed a Master’s in Health and Health Care Research through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar’s Program at the University of Michigan.  He then completed a hand and upper extremity fellowship in the Department of Orthopaedics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, within the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Training Programs.


  • Medical School Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Residency University of Michigan Hospital
  • Fellowship Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Conditions Treated


The Curtis National Hand Center

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