Dr. Ira Fine

Contact: (410) 583-2828  |  Assistant: Pam Handel
Specialties:  Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA
Residency: Junior Assistant Resident in Medicine, University of Maryland Hospital/Baltimore Veterans Administration Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
Assistant Resident in Medicine, University of Maryland Hospital/Baltimore Veterans, Administration Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, July 1, 1977-June 30, 1978
Chief Resident in Medicine, University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, July 1, 1980-December 30, 1980
Certifications: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Academic Rank:
  1. Member, Board of Trustees, Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  2. Chairman, Board of Directors, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Green Spring Station.
  3. Member, American College of Physicians.
  4. Member, Baltimore City Medical Society.
  5. Member, Maryland Society of Internal Medicine.
  6. Member, Maryland Society of Rheumatic Diseases.
Interests: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Professional Highlights:
  1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute: Bachelor of Science-Physics with Distinction.
  2. Phi Kappa Phi – National Honor Society – Scholastic Achievement.
  3. Sigma Pi Sigma-National Physics Honor Society of Maryland School of Medicine: Honors in Psychiatry-Junior year.
  4. Honors in Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Family Practice, and Infectious Disease-Senior year.
  5. Johns Hopkins Hospital: McGraw-Hill Fellow in Rheumatology, 1979-1980.

Dr. Ira Fine is the founder of Falls Medical Specialists. He attended Virginia Tech University graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with distinction.

He subsequently attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Fine served as an intern and resident at the University of Maryland Hospital and performed a Fellowship in Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was appointed Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland following his Fellowship.

Dr. Fine has been a member of the Medical faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital since 1980. He is active in the teaching program.

He is presently Chairman of the Board at Johns Hopkins at GreenSpring and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Fine has been consistently named one of Baltimore's Best Rheumatologists, most recently in 2014. He presently has a concierge practice in Internal Medicine and a sub-specialty practice in Rheumatology at Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station.

Research & Publications:
  • The Role of the Human Synovial Fibroblast in Monosodium Urate Crystal-Induced Synovitis; F.M. Wigley, I.T. Fine, D.S. Newcombe; Journal of Rheumatology – 1983
  • Osteoarthritis XI: Lumbar Spondylosis; I.T. Fine; Maryland Medical Journal – 1985
 
  • Clinical Experience with Ketoprofen in the Management of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis; I.T. Fine; Maryland Medical Journal – 1989
  • A Non-Invasive Technique for Diagnosis of Chronic Compartment Syndrome in the First Dorsal Interosseous Muscle; A.L. Dellon, I.T. Fine; Journal of Hand Surgery – 1990