Richard Cirillo, M.D., FACS, FAAOS, FAANA

Richard Cirillo M.D., FACS, FAAOS, FAANA Physician


Dr. Richard Cirillo is an ABOS Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, with an additional Board Certification Subspecialty in Sports Medicine. Originally from Rhode Island, he is a married father of four children. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his internship and residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii and subsequently completed a Fellowship Program in Knee and Sports Medicine Surgery at Louisiana State University, providing collegiate sports coverage. Dr. Cirillo is a decorated veteran of the U.S. Army.

Dr. Cirillo joined Calvert Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine in Prince Frederick, Maryland in August, 1995. There he specializes in conditions of the knee and shoulder as well as treatment of sports injuries. Surgical treatment of the knee and shoulder includes advanced arthroscopic and open procedures for ligament reconstruction, meniscal repairs, rotator cuff repairs, and joint replacements.

Dr. Cirillo has served in many capacities at Calvert Medical Health Center to include Chief of the Orthopaedic Department, Medical Executive Committee Member and completed the Medical Staff Leadership Program. At the Prince Frederick Surgery Center, he has served as a Medical Board Member as well as the Medical Director. Since 2015, he has served as President of the Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi) for Calvert County. He has also been the Physician of the Day at the Annapolis State House.

As an Eagle scout, Dr. Cirillo is very involved in the community and has served in various capacities with the Boys Scouts since 2001, to include Troop Committee Chairman. He has worked closely with the High School Athletic program in Calvert County since 1995, providing physician coverage as the Team Physician at Huntingtown High School football games. He also has provided instruction and training at Coaches and Fire Department Conferences in Calvert County. Dr. Cirillo was the Head Team Physician for the ECHL Chesapeake Icebreakers, Division AA equivalent professional hockey team from 1997 to 1999.

Areas Of Expertise

Sports Medicine

Arthroscopic Surgery

Ligament and Tendon Repair and Reconstruction

Fracture Care


ACL Reconstruction

Knee and Shoulder Injuries & Surgery

Joint Replacement

Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery

Medical Degree

Georgetown University School of Medicine; Washington, D.C.


Tripler Army Medical Center; Honolulu, Hawaii


Knee and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA


Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspeciality Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Fellow of the Arthroscopy Association of North America

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons (Fellow)

Arthroscopy Association of North America

American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

Southern Medical Association

Orthopaedic Political Action Committee (Member)

Maryland Orthopaedic Association

Medical & Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland

Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners

Major Accomplishments

Med Chi Maryland State Medical Society of Calvert County President (2015 - present)

Team Physician for the Chesapeake Icebreakers Professional Hockey Team

Army Meritorious Service Medal

Army Commendation Medal

Army Achievement Medal

Community Service Award, Calvert Memorial Hospital

Coverage of Calvert County High School Football Teams since 1995

Medical Staff Leadership Development Program Graduate

Hospital Affiliations

Calvert Health Medical Center

Prince Frederick Surgery Center

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Prince Frederick Surgery Center