Rebecca A. Cerrato, M.D.

Director, Fellowship Program, The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy
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Rebecca A. Cerrato, M.D., is a highly skilled orthopedic surgeon at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center. Patients throughout Baltimore and the surrounding region seek Dr. Cerrato’s expertise and experience in offering some of the best treatments for foot and ankle injuries and conditions. 

Experienced Orthopedic Surgeon, Foot and Ankle Specialist

Dr. Rebecca Cerrato is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and brings years of experience to her practice. She offers specialized care for a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions as well as advanced treatment options for complex injuries and disorders, such as:

Patient-Centered Care for the Baltimore Region

Dr. Rebecca Cerrato combines exceptional technical skills with a genuine and compassionate approach to patient care. Her professional dedication to advanced clinical and surgical techniques makes her a key component to the Mercy team and a sought after foot and ankle surgeon in the Baltimore region.

Respected Clinical Educator and Presenter

With a reputation among her peers and colleagues as a gifted clinician, Dr. Rebecca Cerrato is a recognized leader in clinical education on a national and international level. She regularly participates in field related research, presentations and lectures. 

Dr. Cerrato is Chairperson, Course Director and host to an annual international arthroscopy course held in Downtown Baltimore. The course draws leading experts in the field and international attendance from Australia, Israel, Canada, England, France, among others. Dr. Cerrato provides advanced instruction on arthroscopic techniques and minimally invasive surgery. Surgeons from around the globe meet at the Institute to train and share foot and ankle surgical treatments and research findings. 

Dr. Cerrato is also Chairman of the Membership committee for the American Orthpaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS). The national organization is aimed at promoting quality, ethical and cost-effective patient care through education, research and training of orthopedic surgeons and other health care providers.

Leading Mercy’s Renowned Fellowship Program

Within the Institute, Dr. Rebecca Cerrato serves as Director of Mercy's prestigious Foot and Ankle Fellowship Program. Dr. Cerrato, together with fellow surgeons Drs. Clifford Jeng and John Campbell, help to develop Board Certified orthopedic surgeons into foot and ankle specialists. The program provides fellows the opportunity to learn and participate in innovative and advanced foot and ankle surgical treatment options alongside experienced surgeons.

Foot and Ankle Surgeon Dedicated to the Community

Dr. Rebecca Cerrato has dedicated her personal time to participating in events that benefit the Baltimore community. Along with her fellow colleagues she has volunteered foot care services at Baltimore’s Helping Up Mission and participated in the 9-11 Run to Remember sponsored by The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy.

View Dr. Cerrato's CV.

Education & Fellowships
  • Fellowship  –  Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency – Georgetown University Department of Orthopedics, Washington, D.C.
  • Internship and Residency – University of Chicago Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Chicago, IL
  • Medical Degree – University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Patient Stories
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction - Baltimore

Leigh

An active retiree embarks upon a second career but finds himself slowed down by arthritis in both feet. After surgery at Mercy he finds himself on the move once again.

Ulka - Mercy Patient

Ulka

Remember the acronym RICE when you sprain your ankle: rest, ice, compression, elevation. When pain persists after a day, see a doctor.