About

Dr. Kenneth Means is a hand specialist who sees patients in Ellicott City, near Catonsville on Wilkens Avenue, and in Baltimore at The Curtis National Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.

At The Curtis National Hand Center, Dr. Means is the Clinical Research Director and is currently involved in clinical and academic activities which include surgical and non-surgical care of patients with hand, wrist, and elbow conditions, research, lecturing, book and journal publication, and education of fellows and residents from MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He has received the Golden Apple teaching award from the MedStar Union Memorial Hospital orthopedic residency in 2008 and from The Curtis National Hand Center fellowship in 2010. In 2011, Dr. Means was part of the inaugural international hand mission with Operation Smile.

Dr. Means attended a 7-year accelerated B.S./M.D. program at UMDNJ-NJMS then completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He did additional fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at The Curtis National Hand Center.

Dr. Means was named a 2017 “Top Doc” by Baltimore Magazine for Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery.

Credentials

Board Certification
  • Hand Surgery (Primary)
Education
  • Fellowship Program MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2006)
  • Residency Program MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2005)
  • Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Newark (2000)

Conditions Treated

Locations

Wilkens Avenue

  • Phone: (410) 235-5405
  • Fax: (410) 467-5459

The Curtis National Hand Center

  • Phone: (410) 235-5405
  • Fax: (410) 467-5459

Ellicott City

  • Phone: (410) 772-2000
  • Fax: (410) 772-2039

Videos

Meet Dr. Ken Means

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Repairing a Football Injury

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Patient Story: Stewart Burns

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Dupuytrens Contracture

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The Curtis National Hand Center

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Retool, Regenerate, Restore Webcast

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Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • AETNA 13
    • AETNA — Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • AETNA — Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS) Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • AETNA — Aetna HMO Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • AETNA — Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA Innovation Health: POS Open HMO Opoen HMO Option Open EPO Plus
    • AETNA — Aetna Managed Choice (POS) Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • AETNA — Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS) Choice POS & Choice POS II Innovation Health: Open POS Plus Open POS II
    • AETNA — Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • AETNA — Aetna Open Choice (PPO) Innovation Health: PPO
    • AETNA — Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • AETNA — Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • AETNA — Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO) Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • AETNA — Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • AETNA — Aetna Worker’s Compensation Network
  • CAREFIRST 8
    • CAREFIRST — CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CAREFIRST — CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access BlueChoice Open Access Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO POS)
    • CAREFIRST — CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CAREFIRST — CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CAREFIRST — CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CAREFIRST — CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CAREFIRST — CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CAREFIRST — CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO HealthyBlue PPO
  • CIGNA 6
    • CIGNA HEALTH CARE — CIGNA EPO PPO and PPO Plus Choice Fund PPO
    • CIGNA HEALTH CARE — CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA HEALTH CARE — CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA) Network OA POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA HEALTH CARE — CIGNA Indemnity
    • CIGNA HEALTH CARE — CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HEALTH CARE — Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK 4
    • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK — Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK — Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK — Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK — First Health PPO
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE 2
    • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE — MedStar Family Choice – Maryland Health Choice
    • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE — MedStar Family Choice-DC Healthy Families
  • FIRST HEALTH 1
    • FIRST HEALTH (NOW COVENTRY) — FIRST HEALTH
  • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE 1
    • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE — MedStar Medicare Choice
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS INC. 1
    • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS INC. (PHCS) — Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
  • MEDSTAR SELECT 1
    • MEDSTAR SELECT — MedStar Select
  • TRICARE 4
    • TRICARE — Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • TRICARE — Tricare Prime
    • TRICARE — Tricare Standard
    • TRICARE — Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE 12
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — OneNet PPO Inc.
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — Optimum Choice United Healthcare Navigate United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — United Healthcare Choice United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO GEHA Compass Rose)
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — United Healthcare Select HMO – EPO/NPP
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE — United Student Resources