Towson Orthopaedic Associates

Learn About Towson Orthopaedic Associates

Towson Orthopaedic Associates applies exceptional care to improve health and eliminate pain. Specialists utilize the most advanced surgical and non-surgical techniques available as they treat a wide array of spinal disorders, diseases, and injuries.

Dating back to 1927, Towson Orthopaedic Associates is one of Baltimore’s longest-running orthopedic practices. The physicians here treat over 10,000 patients annually, providing a premium, professional, and personal experience.

Towson Orthopaedic Associates at a Glance

Towson Orthopaedic Associates offers patients several advantages:

  • The team features 19 physicians, including 3 fellowship-trained spine surgeons, along with 9 physician assistants and 4 nurse practitioners. They serve 8 office and hospital locations in Baltimore County and Harford County, MD.
  • Towson Orthopaedic Associates has 3 physicians distinguished as “Top Doctors” in Baltimore Magazine (2015).
  • The practice’s Dr. McAfee is a highly respected leader in spinal surgery. He has performed over 200 motion preservation procedures in 10 countries, and is the inventor of cervical disk replacement.

If you experience problems with your back or neck, Towson Orthopaedic Associates is ready to join you with solutions.

Directions to our primary location in Towson, MD

Meet the Physicians of Towson Orthopaedic Associates

Kenneth Crandall

Dr. Kenneth Crandall, MD

Towson, MD


Dr. Michael Dabbah, MD

Towson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Ira Fedder, MD

Towson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Paul McAfee, MD

Towson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Lun Chen, PA-C, MS, CHN-MD

Towson, MD

Physician Assistant

Liana Chotikul, RN, BSN, MSN

Towson, MD

Nurse Practitioner

Kathy Mulford, RN, MS, CRNP

Towson, MD

Nurse Practitioner

Shawn Giacobbe

Shawn Giacobbe, PA-C, M.S.

Towson, MD

Physician Assistant


Colleen Rice, PA-C

Towson, MD

Physician Assistant

How Towson Orthopaedic Associates Can Help You

Type of Practice

  • Spine Center


  • 2009-2010 Baltimore Top Doctors List


  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Discitis
  • Epidural Abscess
  • Fractures
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Bracing
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lower Back/Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery

Highlights from Towson Orthopaedic Associates

Of Note

Baltimore's Top Doctors

Towson Orthopaedic Associates is proud to announce that three of its physicians have been named to the 2009-2010 Baltimore Top Doctors list. Having physicians named to this prestigious list is a reflection of the quality of care provided by the entire practice.

Office Information for Towson Orthopaedic Associates

Scoliosis and Spine Center of Maryland 7505 Osler Drive Suite 104 Towson, MD 21204 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Scoliosis and Spine Center of Maryland
7505 Osler Drive
Suite 104
Towson, MD 21204


Monday: 8:00 - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:00 - 4:30
Friday: 8:00 - 4:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurances Accepted

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