Scott J. Tarantino, M.D.
More About Dr. Tarantino
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 orthopedic 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 the athletic team physician for:
- Dulaney High School
- Hereford High School
- Towson High School
Contact This Provider
Dr. Tarantino sees patients at the following Towson Orthopaedic Associates’ locations:
Towson (Bellona) Office
The office runs very smoothly! Very little wait time and friendly staff! Dr. Tarantino is very nice and will answer any and all questions you may have. I highly recommend!
Dr Tarantino has always gone out of his way to provide me with friendly, courteous and professional orthopedic services. Highly recommend!
Dr Tarantino is very thorough. Explains everything so that you understand the diagnosis and treatment options.
Excellent Doctor… explained the problem, what could cause the conditions and plan going forward pending lab results.
After months of misery with knee pain I finally went to Dr. Tarantino at the Ruxton location. Very professional and knowledgeable. He drained fluid from my knee PAINLESSLY and the next day I was pain free. Thank you.
It’s been four years since my meniscus surgery, till this day I am so thankful to Dr Tarantino.Not only a great professional but a compassionate human being.
Great experience, Great Doctor,
Dr. Scott Tarantino is excellent. Handled my son’s broken ankle through surgery and rehabilitation.
Most highly recommended.
Scott replaced my knees 5 years ago. They are still going great and he did such a great job. I feel like I am 20 years younger. Thank you Scott! You are tops.
Also, the pre operative joint class is highly recommended to prepare you for your surgical hospitalization experience. Good job everyone, and thanks again!
Dr. Tarantino is awesome. He makes you feel at ease. Always listens. His staff is also excellent.
Dr Tarantino is the best! In an age of assembly line medicine he offers old school, unrushed, personal professionalism. So glad I found him.
Dr. Tarantino replaced both knees and my right hip. My replacement parts are better than the originals. I will definitely see him for my left hip replacement. I highly recommend him.
Very good communicator, very friendly and conservative in his approach. Great Dr.
Couldn’t be more pleased with the care received by my outstanding surgical group! Thank you so much Dr. Tarantino and Ben Gardner💕
Had my second ACL tear (opposite knee) this past February, went to Dr. [Tarantino] and had a way better recovery and surgery with him! Would recommend him to anyone! Great experience with TSM [TOA]!
Dr. Tarantino is friendly, direct, knows what he’s doing. Wish all MDs were like him.
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