Marc W. Hungerford, M.D.

Chief, Division of Orthopedics

Director, Joint Replacement and Reconstruction at Mercy

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Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

A 2020 Top Doc - Baltimore magazine

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Marc W. Hungerford, M.D., Chief of Orthopedics at Mercy Medical Center, is a top rated orthopedic surgeon specializing in adult joint replacement, including hip and knee replacement. Patients from across the Baltimore region seek Dr. Hungerford’s expertise in performing MAKOplasty® knee resurfacing and anterior hip replacement. Board Certified, Dr. Hungerford is committed to finding and implementing the best possible orthopedic treatment options and is known for his clinical and technical precision. Patients rely on Dr. Hungerford’s leadership in raising the bar of excellence in orthopedic care to help them return to their everyday activities.

Leader in MAKOplasty® Knee Resurfacing

Dr. Marc Hungerford is the first orthopedic surgeon in Maryland to perform MAKOplasty, a minimally invasive partial knee procedure powered by the RIO® Robotic Arm Technology. Patients suffering from osteoarthritis in the knee seek Dr. Hungerford’s orthopedic expertise to help them find relief and return to daily activities.

Dr. Hungerford is also among the first in Maryland to offer MAKOplasty Total Knee Replacement. MAKOplasty total knee replacement provides the same precision and accuracy as MAKO's partial procedure and offers patients with severe joint degeneration the opportunity to reclaim a natural range of motion in the knee. 

Anterior Hip Replacement Expert

Dr. Marc Hungerford is one of the first orthopedic surgeons in Maryland to perform anterior hip replacement. This innovative, minimally invasive technique gives Dr. Hungerford the ability to perform hip replacements with a smaller incision and shorter recovery time, often getting patients back to their normal routines faster. 

Dedication to Advancing Patient Outcomes

Dr. Marc Hungerford is dedicated to providing patients the best opportunities to have successful outcomes for their hip and knee replacements. Dr. Hungerford was integral in launching The Joint Journey at Mercy. This patient-centered program guides and educates patients throughout the hip and knee replacement process – from pre-operative to post-operative care with a goal of faster recovery and return to normal daily activities. 

Top Rated Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Marc Hungerford has been recognized for his expertise and leadership in orthopedic surgery and dedication to providing the best possible outcomes for his patients by being named:

  • Top Doctor by Baltimore magazine
  • Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Media through U.S. News & World Report  
Education & Fellowships
  • Residency – Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Internship – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
  • Medical Degree – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Patient Stories
Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy - Baltimore


A woman returns to her active lifestyle after an anterior approach hip replacement at Mercy Medical Center.

Associations & Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • ARCO
  • National Osteonecrosis Foundation
  • Maryland Orthopedic Association
  • Southern Orthopedic Association