Joseph Stefko, MD

Specialties: Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstructive Surgery

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About Me

After being raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Dr. Stefko completed his education and moved back to the area. Dr. Stefko is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgery, knee surgery and sports medicine, including arthroscopic repair or reconstruction of shoulder and knee injuries. He has extensive surgical experience with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery, shoulder replacement surgery as a treatment option for arthritis and ACL knee reconstruction.


Undergraduate:Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Graduate:Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio

Postgraduate Training:

  • Residency: Resident Orthopaedic Surgery-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowship: Fellow, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA
  • MLB: Assistant Team Physician, LA Dodgers, California Angels
  • NHL: Assistant Team Physician, LA Kings, Anaheim Ducks
  • NBA: Assistant Team Physician, LA Lakers
  • NCAAF: USC Football and Volleyball

Academic Appointments:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery:
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
    Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Orthopaedic Surgery Center
8551 Crossroads Drive
Youngstown, Ohio 44514

Phone: 330-758-1065

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