DR. RONALD B. JOSEPH | Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Ronald B. Joseph Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Ronald B. Joseph, M.D., F.A.C.S.,C.I.M.E.,F.A.C.F.E is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon – Fellowship Trained Hand & Microvascular Surgeon

SPECIALTIES

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Hand Specialist
  • Upper Extremity

EDUCATION:

1970

  • Northwestern University
  • Medical School, M.D.
  • Chicago, Illinois

1967

  • Northwestern University,
    B.S. Medicine
  • Evanston, Illinois
  • Fellowship Post Graduate

1976

  • Hand & Microvascular Surgery
  • Dr. Jack Tupper Samuel
    Merritt Hospital
  • Oakland, California

INTERNSHIP

1970-1971

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine – Orthopedic Surgery
Rochester, Minnesota

RESIDENCY

1971-1975

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine – Orthopedic Surgery
Rochester, Minnesota

FELLOWSHIP Post Graduate:

1976

Hand & Microvascular Surgery
Dr. Jack Tupper Samuel Merrit Hospital
Oakland, California

Microvascular Laboratory
Harry Buncke, M.D. (non-fellowship)
R.K. Medical Center and Microvascular Lab, 1976
San Francisco, California

PRIVATE PRACTICE:

Dec. 2011-Present

SeaSpine Orthopedic Institute

 

Feb. 2011 – Nov. 2011

GULFCOAST SPINE INSTITUTE
Citrus County, Florida

Aug. 1992 – Sept. 2009

ARIZONA INSTITUTE OF HAND AND
SHOULDER SPECIALISTS, P.C.

Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Sun City, Tempe, Kingman and Aspen, Colorado

Dec. 2010-2013

HAND AND SHOULDER INSTITUTE OF FLORIDA, P.A.
Citrus County, Florida

Sept. 2008 – Dec 2010

CITRUS ORTHOPEDIC AND JOINT INSTITUTE
Lecanto, Florida

July 1976 – Aug. 1992

ARIZONA INSTITUTE OF HAND AND
SHOULDER SURGEONS, LTD

Scottsdale, Mesa, Sun City, Tempe, Bullhead City, Kingman and Aspen, Colorado

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Olympic – Bronze Medal – Pairs Figure Skating, Winter Olympics
  • U.S. National Champion – Pairs Figure Skating
  • World Championship – Silver Medal – Pairs Figure Skating
  • U.S. Ski Team Physician
  • (International Association of Olympic Medical Officers)
  • Arizona Olympians
  • U.S. Olympians
  • U.S. Ski Coaches Association

STATE LICENSES:

FLORIDA: ME98412

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

1997 – Present

Midwestern University,
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor/Consultant
Glendale, Arizona

2004 – 2005

Chairman, Orthopeic Surgery,
Phoenix Memorial Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona

2004-2014

ASCENSION ORTHOPEDIC(Integra Medical)
Medical Device Company
Design Surgeon & Clinical Consultant
Shoulder Resurfacing Prosthesis
Design Consultant

TITAN HUMERAL RESURFACING
ARTHROPLASTY

CERTIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS:

BOARD CERTIFIED – 1977

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

BOARD CERTIFIED – 1989 & 1999

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery – Surgery of the Hand

BOARD CERTIFIED – 1997 & 2002

American Board of Independent Examiners

CERTIFIED – August, 2010

Hyperbaric Oxygen and Wound Care Medicine

CERTIFIED – May, 2016

BLS/ACLS

FELLOW – American College of Surgeons

MEMBER – North American Spine Society

MEMBER – American Association for Hand Surgery

DIPLOMAT – American Board of Forensic Medicine

MEMBER – International Federation of Societies
for Surgery of the Hand

MEMBER – Mayo Hand Club

MEMBER – Florida Medical Association

MEMBER – Florida Orthopedic Society

MEMBER – Florida Hand Society

MEMBER – Arizona Geriatric Society – not current

MEMBER – Arizona Orthopedic Society – not current

MEMBER – American Medical Association

MEMBER – Maricopa County Medical Society, Florida

MEMBER – Citrus County Medical Society, Florida

MEMBER – Mayo Alumni Association

MEMBER – Arizona Medical Association – not current

RESEARCH:

Ascension Orthopedics, Inc.
Chief Design Surgeon – TITAN prosthesis humeral resurfacing arthroplasty.
TITAN HUMERAL HEAD RESURFACE PROSTHETIS – Developed & Designed
Ronald B. Joseph, M.D. and Jerry Klawitter, Ph.D

Arizona CMC Joint
Chief Design Surgeons – Ronald B. Joseph, M.D. and Leonard S. Bodell, M.D.

Harrington Arthritis Research Center
Adjunct, Research Scientist
Phoenix, Arizona

PUBLICATIONS:

“CHRONIC SPRAINS OF THE CARPOMETACARPAL JOINTS,”
Journal of Hand Surgery, Volume 6, No. 2 pg. 172-180, March 1981, Ronald B. Joseph,
M.D., Ronald L. Linscheid, M.D., et al.

“PROSTAGLANDIN EL IN HAND ANGIOGRAPHY,”
American Journal of Radiology, Volume 141, pg. 1043-1046, November 1983, Jonathon M. Levy, M.D., Ronald B. Joseph, M.D., Leonard L. Bodell, M.D., Paul W. Nykamp, M.D. and Samuel J. Hessel, M.D.

“PAINFUL DYSFUNCTION OF THE THUMB CMC JOINT WITH EATON PROSTHESIS,”
American Association for Hand Surgery, Toronto, Canada, September 1988.

“RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND METACAPOPHALANGEAL JOINT ARTHROPLASTIES WITH SUTTER ARTHROPLATIES,”
Internal Society of Surgery of the Hand Meeting, Paris, France, May 23-30, 1992.

“EXERCISE THAT’LL BOWL YOU OVER,”
The Physician and Sports Medicine, Volume 19, No. 3, March 1991.

“HUMERAL HEAD RESURFACING: A NEW APPROACH TO SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPY,”
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Meeting, San Francisco, California, February 20-21, 1993.

“USE OF HO: YAG LASER IN SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPY,”
Orthopaedic and Spine Laser Surgery: An International Symposium, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 20-22, 1993.

“RHEUMATIC THERAPEUTICS SYMPOSIUM,”
Advance Orthopaedics and Arthritis Centers, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 23-25, 1993.

“HUMERAL HEAD SURFACING; A NEW APPROACH TO SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY,”
Arizona Orthopaedic Society, Apache Junction, Arizona, June 12-13, 1993.

“HAND, SHOULDER & UPPER EXTREMITY ANATOMY & TREATMENT,”
National Association for Orthopaedic Nurses, May 10, 1995.

“NEW TREATMENT OF OLD PROBLEMS: HANDS & SHOULDERS,”
Mesa General Hospital, November 9, 1996.

“CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME & SHOULDER ANATOMY,”
Rehabilitation Insurance Nurses Group, Phoenix, Arizona, March 7, 2001.

“HUMERAL HEAD RESURFACING: TECHNIQUE & THEORY”
Biomet Shoulder Symposium, Palm Springs, California, April 9, 2002.

“DEGENERATIVE SHOULDER & ELBOW / ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR”
Biomet Shoulder Symposium, Detroit, Michigan, October 9, 2002.

“ARTHROSCOPY GLENOHUMERAL JOINT / HUMERAL HEAD RESURFACING”
Medical Education Resources, Park Citym Utah, January 19, 2003

‘Surgical Anatomy of the Shoulder’ Texas Occupational Therapy Assoc.
Austin, Tx., Nov. 20 2008

“Humeral Head Resurfacing – TITAN PROTHESIS”
MIAMI ORTHOPEDIC SOCIETY MTG, Coral Gables, Fl. April 21, 2010

“HUMERAL HEAD RESURFACING-25 YEARS EXPERIENCE”
FLORIDA HAND SOCIETY ANNUAL MTG, Orlando, Fl., May 13 2011

STAFF AFFILIATIONS:

Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, Crystal River, Fl.

Lecanto Surgery Center, Citrus County, Fl.

Santa Fe Surgery Center, The Villages, Fl.

Jacksonville Beach Surgery Center

Ponte Vedra Surgery Center, Ponte Vedra. Fl.

Sandlake Surgery Center, Orlando Fl.

Aesthetic Surgery Center of Winter Park, Winter Park, Fl.