Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Michael Ciccotti, MD

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Center for Sports Medicine, Rothman Institute
The Everett J. and Marian Gordon Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship and Research

Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder
Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder & Elbow
Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine

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Office Locations

925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (267) 339-3500
Phone: (800) 321-9999
King of Prussia
234 Mall Blvd.
The Atrium Bldg. Ste G30
King of Prussia PA 19406
Phone: (800) 321-9999
Bryn Mawr
825 Old Lancaster Avenue
Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr PA 19010
Phone: (800) 321-9999

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010


Serves as Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team and St. Joseph's University. Also serves as the Senior Consultant for the Philadelphia 76ers.


  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Center, University of Southern California

Recent Publications

Avoiding Tommy John Surgery: What Are the Alternatives?

Elbow Injuries in Professional Baseball: Epidemiological Findings from the Major League Baseball Injury Surveillance System

Incidence and Characterization of Hypoesthesia in the Distribution of the Infrapatellar Branch of the Saphenous Nerve after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Study of Patient-Reported Numbness

Long-Term Outcomes in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Patellar Tendon Versus Hamstring Autografts

Pain Management after Outpatient Shoulder Arthroscopy: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction via Independent Tunnel Drilling: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials Comparing Patellar Tendon and Hamstring Autografts

Contact Versus Noncontact Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Is Mechanism of Injury Predictive of Concomitant Knee Pathology?

Return to Play Criteria Following Surgical Stabilization for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability: A Systematic Review

Early single-sport specialization a survey of 3090 high school, collegiate, and professional athletes

Factors Related to Increased Ulnar Collateral Ligament Thickness on Stress Sonography of the Elbow in Asymptomatic Youth and Adolescent Baseball Pitchers

Editorial Commentary: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Our National Pastime

Distal clavicular osteolysis in adults: association with bench pressing intensity

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus allograft in skeletally mature patients aged 25 years or younger

A prospective cohort study investigating the effect of generalized joint hypermobility on outcomes after arthroscopic anterior shoulder stabilization

Pain management after outpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Erratum: Potential utility of a combined approach with US and MR Arthrography to image medial elbow pain in baseball players (Radiology (2016) 279:3 827-837) DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2016151256)

Potential Utility of a Combined Approach with US and MR Arthrography to Image Medial Elbow Pain in Baseball Players

Choosing a Graft for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Surgeon Influence Reigns Supreme

Evaluation of Internet Information About Rotator Cuff Repair

Comparison of surgical techniques for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in overhead athletes