Paul David SponsellerMD, MBA
Dr. Paul Sponseller is a professor of urology and orthopedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include pediatric spine disorders, cerebral palsy, clubfeet, hip dislocations, and hip dysplasia. Dr. Sponseller serves as chief of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
Dr. Sponseller received his B.S. from the University of Michigan. He earned his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and performed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School. More recently, he earned both an M.S. degree in business of medicine and an M.B.A. at the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Sponseller joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1986.
Dr. Sponseller's research interests include Marfan syndrome, pediatric spinal deformities, pediatric skeletal trauma, and bladder exstrophy. Dr. Sponseller is the research committee chair for the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, the deputy editor for pediatrics for The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and a member of the board of directors for the Scoliosis Research Society. He is a staff physician at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and a consulting physician at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital.