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Scott J. Tarantino, M.D.

Baltimore Hip and Knee Replacement Specialist: Dr. Scott TarantinoDr. 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.

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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

News & Notes

An Alarming Trend: Pediatric Sports Injuries are on the Rise

An Alarming Trend: Pediatric sports injuries are on the riseAn Alarming Trend: Pediatric sports injuries are on the riseSummer, 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

Father and daughter get custom knee repairs.Custom ACL repairs allow father and daughter to return to activities following injuries. Father 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 (PDF)…

Office Locations

Dr. Tarantino sees patients at the following Towson Orthopaedic Associates’ locations: