Jefferson Health

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

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

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

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)

Evaluation of Internet Information About Rotator Cuff Repair

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

A functional analysis of distal biceps tendon repair: Single-incision Endobutton technique vs. two-incision modified Boyd–Anderson technique

Early anatomic changes of the ulnar collateral ligament identified by stress ultrasound of the elbow in young professional baseball pitchers

Outcomes for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction: A retrospective review using the KJOC assessment score with two-year follow-up in an overhead throwing population

Chondroprotection and the prevention of osteoarthritis progression of the knee: A systematic review of treatment agents

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus allograft in young patients

Acromial apophysiolysis: Superior shoulder pain and acromial nonfusion in the young throwing athlete

Biomechanical comparison of graft fixation at 30° and 90° of elbow flexion for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction by the docking technique

Triceps tendon ruptures requiring surgical repair in national football league players

Biomechanical Performance of Baseball Pitchers with a History of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

Postoperative radiographs after ACL reconstruction are not cost-effective