Kenneth Fine, MD
Kenneth Fine, M.D. is a Board Certified
Orthopaedic Surgeon and was among the first
group of surgeons in the country to become
subspecialty certified in sports medicine.
Dr. Fine was born in Fort Benning, Georgia,
and grew up in Setauket, New York. He received both his
undergraduate and medical degrees at Northwestern
University in the Honors Program
in Medical Education. While at Northwestern, Dr. Fine
earned three varsity letters as a member of the soccer team.
He completed his orthopedic surgical residency and sports
medicine fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining The Orthopaedic Center, he was the
director of Sports Medicine at George Washington
University and is currently an assistant clinical professor
of orthopedics. He has served as director for Orthopedic
Sports Medicine at Children’s National Medical
Center and continues there as a consultant in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine.
Dr. Fine has extensive experience caring for athletes at all levels, from recreational to elite. For more than fifteen years, Dr. Fine has served as team physician for the George Washington University varsity teams. He also continues in his role as team physician for the District of Columbia public schools as well as several private schools. He provided medical care for Olympic soccer teams during the 1996 summer Olympics. He was co-medical director for the World Figure Skating championships in 2003. In June of 2008, he served at the Olympic Training Center in Michigan where he also was the physician for the Junior U. S. Boxing Championships. That same year, he traveled to Bejing as the physician for the U.S. fast-track speed skating team. He has been the medical provider to Cirque du Soleil , the Boston Ballet Company, and the Joffrey Ballet. He has been the medical director for the Cherry Blossom 10-mile road race, the National Race for the Cure, and for several other road races.
Dr. Fine’s clinical interests include athletic or “athletic-like” injuries in children and adults. Surgical specialties include arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, hip, elbow, and
ankle. His research interests include arthritis, cartilage disorders, concussion in sports and patella.
Dr. Fine lives in Potomac, Maryland, with his wife and two children. He coaches his children's basketball and soccer team. Besides sports, Dr. Fine enjoys music, and when not in the office, ER, or operating room, can be found playing in a rock band.