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Harlan Taliaferro, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Prince Frederick, MD


Orthopaedic Surgery Prince Frederick, MD

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

Shareholder, Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, Calvert Division

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  • Dr. Taliaferro is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon who is a married father of two, originally from St. Petersburg, Florida. He has nearly 20 years of clinical experience in orthopaedics and was trained at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. His clinical interests include shoulder and elbow surgery and sports medicine serving as a former consultant for the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Football team. He also has specialties in hip arthroscopic surgery, Makoplasty (robotic assisted joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee), reverse total shoulder replacement, and minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release. He is a decorated veteran of the United States Navy, and inductee of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He completed an eight month deployment with the U.S. Marines in Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom as a combat orthopaedic surgeon in 2007, and successfully spent an additional four years in private practice in southeastern Connecticut prior to coming back to Maryland. His patient care philosophy is to listen thoroughly to your concerns, educate and explain in the simplest terms your condition or injury pattern, and take ample time to answer any questions that you may have. He believes this facilitates a high level of care and leads to satisfied patients. Dr. Taliaferro provides high quality orthopaedic care to his patients.

Education & Training

  • Howard University
    Howard UniversityResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999 - 2003
  • MedStar Health/Georgetown University Hospital
    MedStar Health/Georgetown University HospitalInternship, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998 - 1999
  • Meharry Medical College
    Meharry Medical CollegeClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2013 - 2023
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 2013 - 2019
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2003 - 2018
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2012 - 2018
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2007 - 2014
  • WV State Medical License
    WV State Medical License 2013 - 2013
  • RI State Medical License
    RI State Medical License 2008 - 2008
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • StrykerMakoplasty Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • StrykerMakoplasty Total Knee Arthroplasty

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Member Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Inc., 1998
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2013

Publications & Presentations



  • Chairman, Orthopaedic Surgery Dept. Calvert Health, Medical Executive Committee 2015 - 2017

Professional Memberships