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Christopher Forthman, MD

Dr. Forthman is an orthopedic surgeon in the Lutherville Timonium area. He is affiliated with Carroll Hospital Center and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.
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Locations

Dr. Forthman sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Lutherville Surgicenter
1400 Front Ave
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
216 miles away
  • Spanish
Office
844 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
227 miles away
Lutherville Surgicenter
1400 Front Ave
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
216 miles away
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Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center
3333 N Calvert St
Baltimore, MD 21218
219 miles away

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Credentials
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2000

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Hand Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Forthman is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Carroll Hospital Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
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  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
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  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
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  • Cigna
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  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
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  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
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  • Viva Health
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  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield