Towson (Bellona) Office

Phone: 410-337-7900
Fax: (410) 337-5321
8322 Bellona Ave.
Suite 100
Towson, MD 21204
UM St. Joseph Medical Center / Scoliosis and Spine Center

Phone: 410-337-8888
Fax: (410) 823-4833
7505 Osler Drive
Suite 104
Towson, MD 21204-7737

Bel Air Office

Phone: 410-337-7900
Fax: (410) 569-3551
201 Plumtree Rd
Suite 301
Bel Air, MD 21015
Rosedale Office

Phone: 410-337-7900
Fax: (410) 391-8084
9110 Philadelphia Rd
Suite 308
Rosedale, MD 21237

Our Locations

WHAT'S NEW

August 8th, 2017
Welcome Dr. Kenneth Crandall
Towson Orthopaedic Associates welcomes Dr. Kenneth Crandall, a board-eligible neurosurgeon. Read More

Hand injuryJune 29th, 2017
Effects of Sports Specialization on Children
They say practice makes perfect, but can too much practice be a bad thing?  Read More

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Scott J. Tarantino, M.D.

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Dr. Scott J. Tarantino is interested in minimally invasive surgery for hip and knee replacements, fractures and sports injuries. He is fellowship-trained in orthopaedic trauma and serves as team physician for Dulaney High School, Towson High School and Hereford High School.

Dr. Tarantino is the Medical Director of the Orthopaedic Institute at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.

Dr. Tarantino graduated from The Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in Biology. He received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College. His post-graduate orthopaedic surgical training was performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, one of the top orthopedics hospitals in the U.S. He specializes in hip and knee joint replacement, sports medicine, and fractures. Sports medicine certified and fellowship trained in fracture surgery.

Athletic Team Affiliations

Dr. Tarantino is athletic team physician for:

  • Dulaney High School
  • Perry Hall High School
  • Towson High School

News & Notes

An Alarming Trend

news_mccambr_th_8-2013_150Summer, 2013 — Pediatric sports injuries are on the rise. If you have a child who plays competitive sports, you probably know the joy of cheering on your child’s team and the agony of watching your child or someone else’s get injured. According to findings presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, there has been a dramatic rise in pediatric sports injuries in recent years, and the trend is continuing, says Teri McCambridge, MD, of Towson Orthopaedic Associates. Read MORE…

Housecall: Sporting Good Knees

news_housec_fall2010Father and daughter get custom knee repairs

Sept., 2010 — An athletic pair, Mike McCarthy and his daughter Phoebe took their father-daughter bond to another level when, within weeks of each other, they both tore the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in their knees; Mike while skiing and Phoebe on the lacrosse field. Read MORE…