Meet Dr. Ciccotti

March 9th, 2020

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a busy sports medicine surgeon at an internationally-recognized health practice? Well, just ask Rothman Orthopaedic Institute’s own, Dr. Michael Ciccotti. 

In addition to being the Chief of Sports Medicine at Rothman Orthopaedics, Dr. Ciccotti is also Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief of Sports Medicine and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University. He also serves as Medical Director for some of your favorite, local sports teams including the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Joseph’s University.

While treating world-class athletes as well as other patients, Dr. Ciccotti also holds three additional high-level positions in the world of Sports Medicine: 

  • Chairman, Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Committee – This committee establishes the health and safety standards for all of Major and Minor League Baseball in the U.S.
  • President, Board of Directors, The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - The OLC is the global leader in surgical skills training with a state-of-the-art learning venue and bio skills lab in Chicago, Illinois. It provides world class surgical skills training with globally-recognized teaching faculty from all over the world. 
  • President, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) - The AOSSM is the world leader in sports medicine education and research. This society cultivates evidence-based knowledge, provides educational programming and promotes cutting edge research in the field of sports medicine.

“I am extremely privileged and humbled to be holding such prestigious positions at the Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Committee, the OLC and the AOSSM, and that the members bestowed their trust in me to lead them,” says Dr. Ciccotti. “I look forward to continuing my involvement and representing the best interests of sports medicine and other orthopaedic surgeons who provide comprehensive health care to athletes and individuals of all ages and abilities.” 

Dr. Ciccotti is currently gearing up for his 23rd season with the Phillies as Medical Director, and sees patients in Center City, King of Prussia and Bryn Mawr. For more information or to make an appointment with Dr. Ciccotti, please click here


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