(301) 232-1050 contact@mdsmc.com

Our Practice

David L. Higgins, MD at Maryland Sports Medicine Center’s state-of-the-art facility in Olney, Maryland provides orthopedic care and rehabilitation therapy for patients with all types of sports- and work-related injuries of muscle, tendon, ligament, and bone.  We specialize in post-operative rehabilitation for the shoulder and knee.  Dr. Higgins is board certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery.  He has been practicing in Maryland since 1991.

Sports Medicine



Outpatient Surgery

Physical Therapy

Sports Medicine


Medical Consultations

On-site Physical Therapy Team and fully equipped physical therapy center

Fitness Assessments and a customized treatment plan

Outpatient Surgery and a dedicated surgery coordinator


Our mission is to provide our patients with the highest level of care at convenient hours and and accessible location.  We guarantee that all requests from new patients will result in evaluations within 24 hours of contacting our office.

Leadership of Dr. David Higgins

Staff includes Kristine James, PA-C

Immediate X-ray services available on-site

MRI's available one block away in Olney

24-hour new patient guarantee

Physical Therapy

Using “hands-on” physical therapy techniques, we are able to greatly reduce patient discomfort and recovery time.  Coordination with Dr. Higgins, with his 25+ years of Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Surgery experience, results in an expert team approach that cannot be replicated by standalone physical therapy clinics.

Pre and post surgical rehabilitation

Sports related injuries

Shoulder and wrist conditions

Hip, knee, ankle and foot conditions

Joint replacements; neck and low back pain


Our team, led by Dr. Higgins, can make an assessment of your current condition in relation to your fitness goals.  

Team of highly trained and educated licensed health care professionals

Fully equipped physical therapy center recognized by the US Olympic Committee as a National Network Member

Assessment plan to keep patients injury-free and active

Assessment plan to keep patients injury-free and active

Assessment plan to keep patients injury-free and active

Team approach for custom plan with full coordination and on-going review by Dr. Higgins

Available modalities include ultrasound, electric stimulation and iontophoresis

Outpatient Surgery

Dr. Higgins has privileges and performs surgery at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney and the Surgery Center of Chevy Chase in Chevy Chase, MD. Dr. Higgins has been practicing in Maryland since 1991.

Carpal Tunnel Release

Knee Arthroscopy (Meniscal Repair)

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Total Shoulder and Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

ACL Reconstruction, SLAP Tear Repair and Clavicle Fracture Repair


(301) 232-1050




Monday to Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday/Sunday — Closed

Maryland Sports Medicine Center

17904 Georgia Avenue, Suite 215
Olney, MD 20832