The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics is redefining the way musculoskeletal care is delivered across the region with locations throughout Maryland, DC, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Roberta L. Rothen, M.D. was an orthopaedic surgeon for the Center for Joint Surgery and Sports Medicine division in Hagerstown, Maryland. Dr. Rothen has established herself as one of the area’s foremost orthopaedic specialists in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgeries and sports medicine. She spent 16 years serving our country in the U.S. Navy and graduated from medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. Rothen completed her internship at Bethesda Naval Hospital, then served as the General Medical Officer on a spy base in South Korea, and completed her residency while stationed in San Diego. After her training, she was then transferred to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where she spent the last 6 years of her military career.
Personally active in various sporting endeavors herself, Dr. Rothen understands the athlete’s mind and body. She retired from practice in 2023.
Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic Surgeries
General Orthopaedic Surgery
Uniformed services University of the Health Science; Bethesda, MD
Naval Medical Center; San Diego, CA
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery -Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Publications in Women’s Journal of Western Maryland
Head, Department of Orthopaedics, Mertius Medical Center
Meritus Medical Center