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Dr. Scott J. Tarantino is a practicing Board-Certified fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstruction Surgery (hip/knee replacement). He is the former Medical Director of the Orthopedic Institute at St Joseph Medical Center and was the head Team Orthopedic Surgeon for Towson University athletics (2004-2012). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from The Johns Hopkins University and his Medical Degree from the Weill Cornell Medical College. He did his orthopedic residency training at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, the US News and World Report’s #1 orthopedic surgery program in the country. He also did an Orthopedic Trauma fellowship at New York Medical College and currently holds Orthopedic Sports Medicine Certification by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. P. Justin Tortolani is a practicing Board-Certified fellowship-trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon and is currently the Chief of the MedStar Union Memorial Division of Spine Surgery, the Director of the Spinal Reconstruction Fellowship Program, and the Director of Spine Research and Education. He is also a Spine Consultant for the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles, and US Lacrosse. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular Biology from Princeton University and his Medical Degree from the Weill Cornell Medical College after spending a year as a Research Scholar for the National Institute of Health. His did orthopedic residency training at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and his spine fellowship at the nationally known Emory University Spine Center.