Chairman, Department of Surgery, Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine


  • Chairman, Department of Surgery, Howard County General Hospital:  A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Dr. Applestein has been practicing urology for close to three decades with a focus on general urology as well as prostate conditions, enlarged prostate/BPH, UroLift for the treatment of BPH, and prostate cancer. His specialty areas include urologic oncology, men’s urologic health, and the management of urinary incontinence.

He was most recently a managing partner and urologist with Central Maryland Urology Associates. Over the course of his medical career, Dr. Applestein has served as a physician executive and surgeon with over 25 years of progressive leadership in a variety of roles including:

  • Past President of the Maryland Urological Society
  • Past Chief of Urology at Greater Laurel Regional Hospital
  • Past Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Greater Laurel Regional Hospital
  • Past President of the Professional Staff at Howard County General Hospital, Member, Board of Trustees and member, Medical Executive Committee: Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Dr. Applestein also received a Lean Sigma certificate from Johns Hopkins University, training that he applied to his role as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Howard County General Hospital. In this role, he standardized universal protocols and patient safety initiatives and developed a triad of physicians, nursing leaders, and administrators that is the prototype to effect change throughout the organization. As a result of his leadership, Dr. Applestein was recognized by The Johns Hopkins Health System with the Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork Award.

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Education and Achievements

Honors & Awards
Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork Award Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care teams 2016
Tim Kelly Award for Quality and Excellence 2016
Tim Kelly Award for Quality and Safety
Armstrong Institute, Johns Hopkins Patient Safety Summit 2013
Tim Kelly Award Physician Champion 2012
American Board of Urology
American Association of Clinical Urologists
American Urological Association
Maryland Urological Society, Maryland Medical Chirurgical Society
Howard County Medical Society

Office Locations

Charter Drive/Columbia

10710 Charter Drive, Suite 130, Columbia, Maryland 21044, United States
What Patients are Saying About Dr. Applestein

“Dr. Applestein was terrific! Could not have been more pleased with his treatment.”

“Dr. Applestein is great! Even though I only see him once a year for a checkup, he's professional, yet very personable which makes my annual checkups much more comfortable.”

“Dr. Applestein is extremely attentive, thorough, patient and conscientious.”

“I have been a patient of Dr. Marc Applestein for many years and he is always pleasant and thorough.”


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