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Dr. Hasan is an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and chief of the Shoulder and Elbow Program with the University of Maryland Orthopaedics Associates.

After receiving his medical degree from Georgetown University, Dr. Hasan completed an orthopedic residency at Washington University in St. Louis. He then completed a sports medicine fellowship in Northern Virginia. Dr. Hasan pursued further training with a shoulder and elbow fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society. He also has a sub-specialty certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.

Dr. Hasan's research interests include basic science investigation of rotator cuff healing, computer-aided navigation for shoulder replacement surgery, rotator cuff repair techniques and elbow surgery outcomes.

Special interests include post-traumatic reconstruction, shoulder tendon transfers and humeral non-unions.


  • Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Surgery


  • UM Capital Region Health
  • UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.


Medical School

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1992


  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, 1993


  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, 1997


  • Arthroscopy & Reconstructive Fellowship of N VA - Sports Medicine, 1998
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania - , 2003


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2008
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002

External Professional Relationships

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Dr. Hasan disclosed the following external professional relationships

Research/Clinical Keywords

Computer-aided navigation, elbow surgery outcomes, rotator cuff healing, rotator cuff repair techniques, shoulder replacement surgery

Highlighted Publications

Jazini E, Shiu B, Robertson A, Russell JP, Iacangelo A, Henn RF III, Hasan SA. A biomechanical analysis of anchor placement for Bankart repair: Effect of portal placement. Orthopedics 2016;39(2):e323–e327.

Gilotra M, Nguyen T, Christian M, Davis D, Henn RF III, Hasan SA. Botulinum toxin is detrimental to repair of a chronic rotator cuff tear in a rabbit model. J Orthop Res 2015;33(8):1152–1157.

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University of Maryland Orthopaedic Associates