John J. Carbone, M.D

Engineer and

Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon

at Bayview Medical Center

John J. Carbone, MD

Chief, Spine Division, Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery
John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, MD, USA
(410) 550-7800

Dr. Carbone is the Chief of the Spine Division for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at The Johns Hopkins University. He is a faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and was formerly on faculty at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Dr. Carbone is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He specializes in the design and use of orthopaedic implants and surgical instruments as well as the biomechanics and clinical outcomes of spinal surgery. Currently, he holds several patents for orthopaedic prosthetic devices and implants and is a consulting surgeon to the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Carbone specializes in the treatment of all types of spinal pathology from degenerative cervical and lumbar disease to reconstructive deformity, failed spine surgery syndrome and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

He received his B.S. in engineering from The United States Merchant Marine Academy in 1983. He then served as a marine engineer for Military Sealift Command until 1988. He received an honorable discharge as a lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve in 1993. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1992. He completed his Orthopaedic residency training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and his reconstructive spinal surgery fellowship under Dr. John Kostuik. Dr. Carbone's combination of medical and engineering talents have led to a distinguished career in orthopeadics research and design. His primary research focuses on the biomechanical design and use of orthopaedic implants in spinal fusion.

Dr. Carbone is the Director of the Spinal Fellowship at Bayview and is an active participant in the education of orthopaedic surgical residents.

John J. Carbone, MD is on the Spine Universe Editorial Board.