Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon (Hand Specialist)
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon


Brian A. Janz MD's mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care on an as-needed or preventative basis.  We have created a practice that we believe in and choose for our own family members.  Dr. Janz is a proud member of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics Team


Dr. Janz received his undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Dayton, in Ohio, and his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio, School of Medicine, in Toledo. Dr. Janz's residencies included general surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts, and plastic, reconstructive and microsurgery at the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas. Dr. Janz also completed a fellowship concentrating in Medical Informatics at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology’s Laboratory for Computational Physiology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a fellowship at the Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore specializing in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.

Prior to joining LifeBridge, Dr. Janz worked at the Ohio State Medical Center, Department of Plastic Surgery and was an assistant professor in both the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery.  Dr. Janz then joined the Advanced Center for Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine (ACOSSM) group where he assumed the responsibility of the upper extremity surgeon for the group. Dr. Janz’s goal is to combine a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of upper extremity and hand issues.


EDUCATION, RESIDENCIES, & FELLOWSHIPS


1997

University of Dayton, Dayton, OH         

Bachelors in Chemical Engineering (BS-CME)

2001

Medical College of Ohio, School of Medicine, Toledo, OH

Degree in Medicine (MD)


2001 – 2002

Intern in General Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2002 – 2004

Resident in General Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Neadham Hospital
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
  • Cambridge Hospital
  • Sommerville Hospital
  • Union Hospital


2004 – 2005             

Post Doctoral Associate, Laboratory for Computational Physiology         

(Medical Informatics Fellowship)

Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology, Boston, MA

2005 – 2008

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Resident      

Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

  • St. Luke’s Hospital System
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital System
  • MD Anderson Cancer Institute
  • Texas Children’s Hospital
  • 1st Street Surgical Center
  • MD Aesthetic Surgical Center


2008 – 2009    

Curtis National Hand Fellowship  

Curtis National Hand Center

  • Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA (CHOP)


Additional Information can be found at:

Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics


To schedule an appointment, please call: +1-410-469-4400. 



Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon

Brian A. Janz MD

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