Carroll Health Group Orthopaedics

About Us

Our Providers

Samuel Matz, M.D.

Samuel Matz, M.D.

Specializing in knee and shoulder surgery and sports medicine

Dr. Matz earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed an internship in general surgery at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore.

Dr. Matz is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He has also been named one of Baltimore Magazine's Top Doctors in 1996, 2011 and 2012 and has been published in numerous medical journals.

Dr. Matz has been named team physician and head orthopaedic surgeon for McDaniel College and Mount Saint Mary's University for the past 25 years. He has also served as an orthopaedic consultant for the Carroll County Public School system and worked as an orthopaedic team physician for several Carroll County high schools.

Dr. Matz sees patients in Westminster and Reisterstown.

Listen to a radio interview featuring Dr. Matz on the Patient Education page.



Yatin Patel, M.D.

Specializing in general orthopaedics and sports medicine

Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine in Buffalo, NY. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Caritas Medical Centers of Brooklyn & Queens in New York City, NY. He then went on to complete a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the famous American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL.

Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has a subspecialty certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.

Dr. Patel has trained in and performs the latest arthroscopic techniques and procedures of the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle and the hip. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).

Dr. Patel has conducted research and authored numerous publications in the field of minimally invasive surgery throughout his career.

He is fluent in Gujarati, Hindi and Spanish.

Dr. Patel sees patients in Westminster.

Listen to a radio interview featuring Dr. Patel on the Patient Education page.



Vincent Rollo, M.D.

Specializing in general orthopaedics and sports medicine

Dr. Rollo earned his medical degree with honors from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pa. He completed a general surgery internship at the Medical Center of Delaware and an orthopaedic surgery residency at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

He specializes in general orthopaedics and sports medicine.

Before moving to Maryland, Dr. Rollo was an orthopaedic surgeon at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, N.C., and was chief of surgery for the 23rd Medical Group at Pope Air Force Base in Fayetteville, N.C.

He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Maryland Orthopaedic Assocation and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Rollo’s interest in sports medicine stems from his love of participating in and coaching sports, and he enjoys taking care of athletes of all ages. While he is interested in all athletic injuries, he has a special interest in knee, shoulder and running injuries.

Dr. Rollo sees patients in Eldersburg and Westminster.

Listen to a radio interview featuring Dr. Rollo on the Patient Education page.



David Silber, M.D.

Specializing in joint replacement and adult reconstructive surgery

Dr. Silber is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery. He founded the Joint Replacement program at Carroll Hospital Center and has been the director since its inception. Prior to joining Carroll Health Group Orthopaedics, he was the joint replacement specialist for ACOSSM in Baltimore and Carroll counties.

A Baltimore native, Dr. Silber received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and completed his medical degree at the University of Maryland. Following his orthopaedic surgery residency at University of Maryland hospitals and the shock trauma unit, he completed a joint replacement fellowship at the Anderson Clinic Orthopaedic Institute in Northern Virginia.

Dr. Silber's subspecialty interests include minimally invasive partial knee replacement and less invasive approaches to total hip replacement. He promotes rapid rehabilitation protocols for his joint replacement patients to facilitate a shorter hospital stay and a faster postoperative recovery.  He serves as a national faculty instructor for the Oxford mobile-bearing partial knee replacement surgical procedure.

Dr. Silber was named a "Top Doctor" in Orthopaedic Surgery/Joint Replacement by Baltimore magazine in 2009 and 2011. He is proud to be a volunteer surgeon for the Operation Walk organization and was a member of their charity medical mission trip to Nicaragua in 2011, performing hip and knee replacement procedures. While Dr. Silber emphasizes a conservative approach to managing his patients with arthritis, he feels fortunate to derive a deep sense of satisfaction from the often life-changing joint replacement procedures he performs for those patients who require surgery.

Dr. Silber sees patients in Eldersburg, Westminster and Reisterstown.

Listen to a radio interview featuring Dr. Silber on the Patient Education page.



Jess Wertz, D.O.

Specializing in sports medicine

Dr. Wertz earned her medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She went on to complete a Family Medicine Residency as well as a Sports Medicine Fellowship at The Ohio State University. She was a Team Physician for the Ohio State athletes prior to moving to Baltimore. There she helped manage the care for the gymnastics, volleyball, wrestling, fencing, swimming/diving, crew, and track/field teams.

Prior to her medical career, Dr. Wertz was a Division 1 collegiate gymnast at The University of Nebraska where she achieved First Team All-American status in 2002. She tied the school record with two perfect 10.0s and a Big XII Vault Championship in back-to-back seasons. She maintains a passion in caring for all types of athletes with a particular focus on gymnasts/dancers. Dr. Wertz currently assists with medical care for the athletes at McDaniel College and Mount Saint Mary’s University as well as assists with medical coverage at the Bryn Mawr School.

Dr. Wertz is also a Credentialed ImPACT Consultant (CIC). She has undergone specialized ImPACT training to offer state-of-the-art concussion care management for all the patients she serves. Being a CIC, she is part of ImPACT’s national network of hundreds of healthcare providers who are leaders in clinical concussion care within their communities.

Her clinical interests include: sports injuries, concussion, medical issues in the athlete, injury prevention, sports nutrition, sports psychology, osteopathic manipulation (OMT), and musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Dr. Wertz sees patients in Westminster, Reisterstown, and Eldersburg.

Listen to a radio interview featuring Dr. Wertz on the Patient Education page.


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