Recognition for Our Care
At certain times throughout the year, various publications look to honor the best medical care based on patient choice.
Below is a list of our recent honors and recognitions.
Baltimore magazine 2023 Top Docs
Congratulations to 115 of our clinical faculty physicians from the University of Maryland School of Medicine who were named "Top Doctors" as voted for by their peers across many clinical specialties in this year's Baltimore magazine survey.
Becker's Healthcare's Top 100 Orthopedic Program
Congratulations to our UM Orthopaedics physicians for being recognized as a Top 100 Orthopedic Program for 2023 by Becker's Healthcare.
These programs offer top-notch orthopedic care, clinical trial access and cutting-edge technologies for patients with musculoskeletal issues.
The Baltimore Sun's Best 2023 Winners
Thanks to your vote, we were recognized in several categories in this year’s Readers’ Choice Poll.
- Best Urgent Care
UM Faculty Physicians, Inc. in Columbia – 3rd year in a row!
- Best Acupuncturist
Drs. Brian Jackson and Marcos Hsu, University of Maryland Orthopaedics Acupuncture – 2nd year in a row!
- Best Eye/Vision Care
University of Maryland Eye Associates
- Best General Practitioner
UM Family & Community Medicine; and Natelaine Fripp, MD
- Best Pediatric Practice
University of Maryland Pediatrics at Hanover
- Best Physical Therapist
University of Maryland Orthopaedics
Howard County Magazine’s Best 2023 Winners
Thanks to your vote, we were once again recognized as Howard County's Best in this year's Readers’ Choice Poll.
- Best Urgent Care – Honorable Mention
UM Faculty Physicians, Inc. in Columbia – 2nd year in a row!
- Best Plastic Surgeon – Honorable Mention
Kalpesh Vakharia, MD – 2nd year in a row!
Maryland's Top 100 Women 2023 Honorees
Congratulations to Shana Ntiri, MD, MPH, FAAFP and Niharika Khanna, MD, MBBS, DGO for being named Top 100 Women in Maryland by The Daily Record. This award recognizes high-achieving Maryland women who are making an impact through their leadership, community service and mentoring. Dr. Ntiri is an assistant professor of family and community medicine and director of the Baltimore City Cancer Program, while Dr. Khanna serves as a professor of family and community medicine and associate chair and section chief of population health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.