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Timothy P. Codd, M.D. | Shoulder and Elbow Specialist

Dr. Codd - Baltimore Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

Dr. Timothy P. Codd specializes in the treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders such as arthritis of the shoulder, shoulder instability, rotator cuff disease, and complex and traumatic injuries to the shoulder. He also treats over-use injuries of the shoulder and elbow for people from all walks of life including professional athletes. He has special interest in treating the full spectrum of shoulder arthritis, and has lectured and taught both nationally and internationally on the advances of shoulder replacements, reverse shoulder replacements, and minimally invasive shoulder surgery.

Dr. Codd is involved with research and clinical trials in shoulder replacement treatments and is involved in design and clinical trials for current advances for treatment of rotator cuff disease. He is a published author in peer review journals and books on these various treatments of shoulder disorders.

Dr. Codd received his B.A. with honors in Psychology from Dartmouth College. He received his M.D. with honors from Columbia University. His post-graduate orthopaedic surgical training was performed at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Codd is fellowship-trained in shoulder surgery at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia University.

Resources for Shoulder Injuries:

Resources for Shoulder Disease:

Shoulder Treatments and Surgery:

VIDEO: Shoulder Surgery – Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

The following video by Dr. Codd for the Video Journal of Orthopaedics (March 2010) demonstrates Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder Replacement. Click below to view.

*Warning: Surgical Procedure Video. Graphic contents*

Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System featuring Timothy P. Codd, MD

What Dr. Codd’s Patients Have to Say…

  • Dr. Tim has helped me with both of my shoulders. After years of cortisone injections, he suggested a reverse shoulder procedure. I told him that’s anatomically incorrect. He said, “Yes, it is, but I can do that!” I have friends who can’t lift their hand above their head. I’m 85 and I am able to keep playing tennis.

    — Keats S.

News & Features

Maryland's Health Matters - Torn & WornReverse Shoulder Replacement Gives Welder a New Grip on Life

Dr. Timothy Codd is featured in the Fall 2014 issue of Maryland’s Health Matters. Read more about how he helped a local welder rediscover his craft with reverse shoulder replacement surgery. Read More…

Select Group of Surgeons Nationwide to Begin Evaluating the Use of the Rotation Medical Rotator Cuff Repair System.

Dr. Timothy Codd, fellowship trained shoulder specialist at Towson Orthopaedic Associates is among a select group of surgeons nationwide to begin evaluating the use of the Rotation Medical Rotator Cuff System in treating supraspinatus rotator cuff tendon tears.

Dr. Timothy Codd Named Among Best Doctors in America

November 18, 2009 – Congratulations, Timothy Codd, M.D., named to the country’s Best Doctor’s list. “BestDoctors in America” is an exclusive database of the nation’s top physicians compiled by doctors. To be nominated for this exclusive listing, doctors must fulfill stringent criteria and undergo an extensive peer review process. Read More…

Rotation Medical Initiates Post-Market Clinical Study Of Rotator Cuff Repair System With Bioinductive Implant

September, 15, 2014 – Rotation Medical announces an innovative treatment for rotator cuff disease. Dr. Codd has been involved with the design and post-market clinical trials. Learn more about this Rotator Cuff Repair System>>

Shoulder Motion and Laxity in the Professional Baseball Player

“…148 professional baseball players with no history of shoulder problems were studied to assess range of motion and laxity of their shoulders.” Visit the links below to learn more:

Additional Publications:

Arthroscopic coracoacromial ligament resection
Techniques in Orthopaedics, Vol. 9, No. 2, 1994, p. 95-96.

Prosthetic Replacement in the Rotator Cuff-Deficient Shoulder.
Techniques in Orthopaedics

Humerusseitiger Kapselshift bei hinterer glenohumeraler Instabilität

Posterior Shoulder Instability
AN ATLAS OF SHOULDER SURGERY. Stamford, Connecticut, Appleton and Lange, 1998.
** Need to access online through JBJS to get to article **

Reliability of radiographic evaluation for acromial morphology
Skeletal Radiology
December 1997, Volume 26, Issue 12, pp 718–721

Operative Arthroscopy

Summary of Dr. Codd’s Publications