Dr. Deitch is an experienced hand and upper extremity surgeon and award-winning instructor, He has advanced expertise in hand and microvascular surgery, upper extreme trauma, elbow surgery, and surgical treatment of arthritis in the shoulder, elbow and hand. Dr. Deitch holds board certification in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand and Microvascular Surgery.
Originally from the suburbs of New York City, Dr. Deitch earned his undergraduate degree at Brown University and his medical degree at Stony Brook University. He completed a fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery under Dr. Peter Stern at University of Cincinnati.
Currently in private practice with OrthoMaryland, an orthopaedic group practice in the suburbs of Baltimore, MD, Dr. Deitch is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Before coming to OrthoMaryland in 2008, Dr. Deitch managed his own orthopaedic practice "MD3 Orthopaedics" in Baltimore. From 2001 through 2006, he served as attending surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief of Hand and Microvascular surgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is currently a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. From 1999 through 2001, he was an Assitant Professor of Orthopaedics at University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowly Shock Trauma Center, performing hand, microvascular and upper extremity trauma surgery. He also served as director of the orthopaedic residency training program from 1999 through 2001.
Over the course of his career, he has co-presented research findings at numerous professional association meetings, including the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians annual meetings. He has also given Grand Rounds in orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In 2000, he was named Teacher of the Year in the University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.