THE Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, LLC located in Annapolis,MD, was established in 1976, by its founder Dr. Marshall K. Steele, III. He was later joined by his father Marshall K. Steele, Jr., and Dr. Stephen Faust in 1979. Dr. Marshall K. Steele III and Dr. Robert Verklin can be credited with developing the first comprehensive Sports Medicine Program in Anne Arundel County to serve the student athletes of the county’s high schools. OSMS was also the first orthopedic group in Annapolis to initiate subspecialty orthopedic care for their patients. The practice was also instrumental in the development of the Center for Joint Replacement at Anne Arundel Medical Center in 1996. Today, OSMS has grown to 17 board certified orthopedic surgeons, with advanced training in their respective subspecialties, which include foot and ankle, knee and hip, hand and upper extremity,spine, total joint reconstruction, arthroscopic and microvascular surgeries, sports medicine, pediatric disorders, bone and joint disease, arthritis, fractures and emergency trauma. In addition OSMS has a physiatrist, podiatrist, six physician assistants, and two certified nurse practitioner, which continue to assist with outstanding patient care.