Neil J. Barkin, M. D. is a graduate of Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. He received his general surgery education at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville and his orthopaedic training at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program in Boston, Massachusetts. At the completion of his residency program, Dr. Barkin was awarded the position of Chief Resident at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston (currently Brigham & Women’s Hospital.) 

While in Boston, Dr. Barkin contributed to the early discussions of hip and knee replacement prosthesis design. Throughout his career he remained interested in hip and knee replacement surgery as well as the arthroscopic management of knee and shoulder conditions. As a recent retiree from surgery after many years, he specializes in the non-surgical management of bone, joint, and muscle/ligament injuries.

During his career Dr. Barkin has held numerous administrative positions including Chairman of the Suburban Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery Division, Chairman of the Emergency Ward Committee at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Chairman of the Legislative Committee of the Montgomery County Medical Society, Secretary of the Montgomery County Medical Society.

Dr. Barkin has personally undergone hip replacements in both hips (2001 & 2007). He remains fully active including playing frequent tennis, snow skiing, sailing, long-distance bicycling, kayaking, hiking, winter camping, and traveling. He is a perpetual jazz piano student who enjoys attending jazz festivals and cruises with his wife, Joan W. Barkin, M. D. She is a leading pediatrician in the Rockville area and the couple has two children and four grandchildren. Both Drs. Barkin have been cited repeatedly in the Washingtonian and Checkbook listings of top doctors.

News Highlights

COR Doctors Listed In Washingtonian's Top Doctor List For 2016

09 August 2008

Dr. Rockower and Dr. Barkin:  Washingtonian's "TOP DOCTORS"  again for 2016, 2014, 2012 and 2010! Dr. Grossman was also a "Top Doc"

Congress Has FINALLY Changed Cuts Medicare Payments To Doctors

10 August 2008

April 2015 -  The SGR has finally been fixed and updated!  We have spent innumerable hours working on this in Washington.  We were "down" for 2 weeks at the beginning...

Mike Tabasko a Winner!

20 April 2012

Our own Mike Tabasko, PT recently won a major bicycle race in New York, the "Tour of the Battenkill".  He is an avid Biker, and we are VERY proud of...

Maryland FREE Rx Card

25 June 2012

Maryland Free Rx Card Click Here for the FREE card

New Physical Therapists

29 September 2012

We are pleases to announce the addition of two additional Physical Therapists to our staff:   Suzanne Niksheresht and Gina Stewart.  They are both well trained, personable and fine additions...


30 September 2013

On October 1, 2013 (whether or not the Government shuts down) The new Health Care Exchenges will open for individuals in Maryland.  MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, has been...

COR In The Media

21 January 2014

Dr. Stephen Rockower and Dr. Marc Grossman were recently featured on the Montgomery County Cable Network's health show, Housecall, hosted by Dr. David Doman.  


18 March 2014

On April 5th, Billing Supervisor, Elysia Mathias, will be participating in a 5.7 K run fundraiser in Baltimore through the Brigance Brigade to benefit patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. ALS,...

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About Our Offices

Our Doctors

Neil J. Barkin, MD, FAAOS*Ω
Stephen J. Rockower, MD, FAAOS*
Victor A. Wowk, MD, FAAOS
Christina L. Cervieri, MD, FAAOS
Victoria A. Lilling, MD

In Association with: Marc J. Grossman, MD, PC

* Certified Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Fellows of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

ΩNo longer performing surgery

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Phone Numbers:

  • 301 770-7900 Main
  • 301 938-6256 After Hours Emergency
  • 301 770-8993 PT
  • 301 770-7904 Fax
  • 301 770-1300 PT Fax
For Dr. Rockower or Dr.Wowk:
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Convenient Locations

Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, LLC

  • 6000 Executive Blvd, Suite 510, Rockville, Maryland 20852
  • 9701 New Church Street, Suite D, Damascus, MD 20872
  • Phone numbers for both offices:

301-770-7900 (Appointments)
301-770-8993 (PT Appointments)