MedStar Union Memorial Hospital Welcomes Leonie Prao, MD, Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. Prao offers expert non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions specific to sports and exercise in athletes and active patients of all ages and skill levels.

September 16, 2013

Baltimore—MedStar Union Memorial Hospital welcomes primary care sports medicine physician Leonie Prao, MD, to the Arnold Palmer SportsHealth Center. Dr. Prao offers expert non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions specific to sports and exercise in athletes and active patients of all ages and skill levels.>/p>

Dr. Prao received her medical degree from the University of Maryland, where she also went on to complete a residency in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine.

She serves as the medical director of Coppin State University Athletics and is an assistant team physician at Towson University. She also is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Prao will be seeing patients at the Arnold Palmer SportsHealth Center at MedStar Union Memorial:

          Johnston Professional Building
          3333 Calvert Street, Suite 210
          Baltimore, MD 21218

The Arnold Palmer SportsHealth Center at MedStar Union Memorial offers patients fast, convenient access to world-class physicians and cutting edge medical care. Evaluated by a sports medicine trained physician within 48 hours of calling, the Center is a patient’s first step in getting orthopaedic and sports medicine issues diagnosed and treated fast.

Click here to learn more about the Arnold Palmer SportsHealth Center or call 888-44-SPORT (888-447-7678) to request an appointment with Dr. Prao.

About MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit, 249-bed acute care teaching hospital with a strong emphasis on cardiac care, orthopaedics and sports medicine. As one of the region’s top specialty hospitals, MedStar Union Memorial has been caring for members of the community for more than 160 years.

We are renowned for The Curtis National Hand Center, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Heart Institute, and our Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine program. In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services including diabetes and endocrinology, eye surgery, general surgery, oncology, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery and palliative care.

MedStar Union Memorial was among the highest rated Maryland hospitals based on Consumer Reports rankings in 2013, and is the only hospital in Maryland to receive the Delmarva Foundation’s highest honor, the Excellence Award for Quality for Hospitals, for six years in a row.

MedStar Union Memorial has ranked among the nation’s top 50 “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report, earning national recognition for seven consecutive years. Our excellence in care also has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Award), the American College of Cardiology (ACTION Registry Award) and Thomson Reuters (Top Hospitals®: Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success).

MedStar Union Memorial is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC). We are the first hospital in Baltimore to receive spine certification by TJC, and the first in the state of Maryland to receive advanced certification for palliative care. MedStar Union Memorial also is designated as a Primary Stroke Center and the Hand Trauma Center for the state of Maryland.

MedStar Union Memorial is a proud member of MedStar Health, a non-profit, regional healthcare system with 10 hospitals and more than 20 other health-related services in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. area.

For more information on this or any other MedStar Union Memorial Hospital story, you may contact us at 410-554-2500.

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Megan Lutz
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