Dr. Joseph Ciotola, MD

Dr. Joseph Ciotola, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Joseph Ciotola, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

301 Saint Paul St

Baltimore, MD 21202

Contact Information

(410) 539-2227

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Ciotola

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Ciotola's Experience

Dr. Ciotola's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ciotola "To provide the best care possible to every patient without judgement. To treat every patient as if they were a loved one and family member."

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ciotola does not have any board certifications listed.

111  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


Read Less

59  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement


Read Less

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Western Maryland College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Maryland Medical System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ciotola has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ciotola has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ciotola does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ciotola and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Ciotola's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ciotola to family and friends
58 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ciotola's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I scheduled surgery and could not get anyone to call me before surgery or after. He has great technique but you are definetly part of an assembly line. He averages 8-10 surgeries 3 days a week.The way I see it this leaves him 8 days out of the month to see 90 post op patients. He than has to see 90...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
I had a total hip replacement May 12th 2017. I can't say enough about the whole team from the Doctors, OR Staff and hospital staff. I was never in pair too long or needed anything.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Waiting about 2 hours. No explanation or apology from the staff or the doctor. 7 minutes visit with no discussions. Very disappointed.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
I'm a 49 year old female that needed a hip replacement due to labrum tear and shallow hip sockets. 7 months out from surgery I and doing everything I love! About a year before my surgery walking more than .5 miles was painful, bringing in the groceries and sleeping. I was very hesitant about the...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Citola has gone above and beyond in helping our family with wrist and knew operations. His bedside manners are very personal, kind, understandable and professional. We are very thankful for Dr. Citola and highly recommend him.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Ciotola?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine