About Dr. Ruotolo

Charles J. Ruotolo, MD, FAAOS, is an Outstanding Orthopedic Surgeon with Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Massapequa, New York

Charles J. Ruotolo, MD, FAAOS, is a remarkable orthopedic surgeon with an impressive professional journey. He established Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Massapequa, New York, in 2004, and currently serves as president and lead orthopedic surgeon. Furthermore, he is the Chief of the Department of Orthopedics at Nassau University Medical Center, a position he assumed in 2005. There, he is helping guide the hospital in its revival as a leading center for orthopedic surgery and to that goal he has developed a core group of highly skilled orthopedic surgeons at NUMC providing some of the best care in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic trauma surgery, minimally invasive joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Ruotolo has always excelled in every role from student to surgeon to teacher. “As the Director of Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine he is proud to lead not just a team of highly trained and skilled physicians, but an organization of compassionate and caring people”, states the official website of Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Dr. Ruotolo is also an avid researcher and has been published with multiple articles on shoulder injuries and shoulder surgery in the peer review journals of Arthroscopic Surgery and of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and has authored several book chapters on the same. “It is his dictum to constantly be critical and to constantly review treatment options and surgical results. This persistent pursuit of quality affords his patients the highest level of care in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine”, states his website. Dr. Ruotolo is also on staff at South Shore Surgery Center of Northwell Health in Great Neck, New York. For more information about Charles J. Ruotolo, MD, FAAOS, please visit http://www.totalorthosportsmed.com/dr-charles-ruotolo/.

Charles J. Ruotolo, MD, FAAOS, graduated top of the class from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, and was awarded his doctorate of medicine in 1995. His postgraduate training led him to SUNY Stony Brook University, where he completed his general surgery internship and orthopedics residency. Furthermore, Dr. Ruotolo is fellowship trained in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at The Sports Clinic Orthopedic Medical Associates of Laguna Hills in Laguna Hills, California, where he trained under the tutelage of Wesley Nottage, MD, at The Sports Clinic Orthopedic Medical Associates of Laguna Hills, Dr. Ruotolo he perfected his advanced arthroscopic surgical skills. Furthermore, he attained the coveted title of fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and received his board certification in orthopedic surgery from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Prior to medical school, Dr. Ruotolo earned his bachelor degree of science in biochemistry from SUNY Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. He links his success to his dedication and preparation and dedicates his spare time to playing soccer. Dr. Ruotolo was named 2015 Top Doctor by Castle Connolly and 2015 Top Orthopedist in Long Island in Tenth Annual Bethpage Best of Long Island/Long Island Press Vote. As a result of his outstanding performance in the field of orthopedic surgery, The International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP) has selected Charles J. Ruotolo, MD, FAAOS, to be featured in the premier publication of The Leading Physicians of the World. For more information about Charles J. Ruotolo, MD, FAAOS, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8130104-Charles-Ruotolo-orthopaedic-surgeon-Massapequa-New-York-11758.

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