Dr. Joel Politi
Dr. Joel R. Politi is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and reconstruction. He received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown, Ohio. He completed his residency at the Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio and a fellowship at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, focusing on adult reconstruction.
Dr. Politi is actively involved in clinical research and has numerous publications in leading orthopedic journals. A practicing surgeon and educator, Dr. Politi teaches at the undergraduate, medical school and residency levels; and leads courses for orthopedic surgeons on the latest surgical techniques. Dr. Politi was one of the first surgeons in central Ohio to perform same-day total joint replacement.
In 2015 Dr. Politi was honored by the Arthritis Foundation with the “Pioneer in Medicine” award, for his leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases.