Sports Medicine Doctors at Mercy in Baltimore

Sports Medicine - Mercy - Baltimore

Sports Medicine & Nationally Ranked Orthopedic Care

Mercy Medical Center, a nationally ranked Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, provides Sports Medicine for athletes and active individuals of all ages, including student and professional athletes, avid runners and weekend warriors.

From performance evaluations, sports concussion treatment and non-surgical solutions to complex reconstructions, our specialized physicians work in collaboration to develop treatment plans aimed at guiding patients through prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

Who can I trust with my recovery?

Mercy knows the importance of having a physician you can trust. Our esteemed medical team includes experienced doctors with focused areas of expertise. No matter your level of athletic ability or preferred sport, you have an expert on your side.

Our team includes physicians who have served as consultants to numerous high school, collegiate and professional sports teams including the Washington Nationals, Capitals, Wizards and Mystics, Baltimore Ravens and Blast, DC United and the U.S. Figure Skating Team. And we can help you, too.

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Meet Our Sports Medicine Doctors

Mercy's Sports Medicine program offers renowned, expert physicians to care for all of your sports-related health needs.

Dedicated Sports Medicine Specialists 

Shoulder Specialists

Elbow, Wrist & Hand Specialists

Foot & Ankle Specialists

Hip & Knee Specialists

 

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Sports Medicine Conditions

Mercy’s Sports Medicine program is tailored to meet the needs of each individual athlete to get them back on the field and performing at their best. Our physicians diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions.

Primary Care Sports Medicine

Dr. Jessalynn Adam is a Fellowship-trained, Board Certified physician specializing in Primary Care Sports Medicine. Dr. Adam provides an extensive list of non-surgical solutions for athletes and active individuals. 

  • Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Diagnosis of Sports Injuries
  • Health and Nutrition Counseling
  • Injections (Ultrasound Guided)
  • Performance Evaluations

Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Hand Concerns

Highly trained orthopedic specialists at Mercy offer comprehensive care for conditions affecting any part of the arm from the shoulder to the fingertip. 

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis and Tendonitis
  • Fractures
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Muscle and Ligament Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Tennis Elbow

Foot & Ankle Concerns

Nationally renowned physicians provide advanced levels of care for fractures and reconstructions, while also treating minor sprains and pains as well.

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Tears
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Arthritis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Stress Fractures

Hip & Knee Concerns

Mercy orthopedic surgeons are leaders in hip and knee treatment in Maryland, offering advanced, less invasive techniques and robotic-assisted surgery.

  • ACL and MCL Ligament Tears 
  • Bursitis and Tendonitis
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patella Tendonitis

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Diagnostic & Specialty Services

Mercy's Sports Medicine program is complemented by an array of on-site diagnostic and specialty services, including:

Cast Services
On-site casting services are available for foot, ankle, elbow and wrist conditions.

Medical Equipment
Durable medical equipment including corrective footwear (orthoses and prostheses), crutches, walkers, canes, braces and splints are available on-site for patients with foot and ankle injuries and conditions.

Gait Analysis
Our program provides gait analysis to examine how pressure is distributed across the foot.

On-site X-ray, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound and Weight Bearing CT-Scanner
Foot and ankle specialists at Mercy offer a number of advanced on-site diagnostic tools including fluoroscopy, X-ray, ultrasound and weight bearing CT scanners. Imaging technologies are also available on-site for hip and knee concerns as well as upper extremity (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand) conditions.

Interventional Pain Medicine
Our sports medicine physicians collaborate with the specialists in The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy to provide alternate treatments for pain relief.

Joint Journey
The Joint Journey provides hip and knee replacement patients with the information and tools that support a stress-free recovery, emphasize wellness and assist in a return to an active lifestyle.

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
Our sports medicine doctors have established relationships with licensed therapists at locations throughout the greater Baltimore area to assess each patient’s needs for therapeutic rehabilitation and return to an active lifestyle.

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Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy - Baltimore
Joseph Ciotola, M.D.

Dr. Joseph Ciotola is a top rated hip, knee and shoulder surgeon. His expertise in anterior hip replacement makes him one of the most sought-after orthopedic surgeons in the Baltimore region for hip replacement.

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