Joseph Stefko, MD – The Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Joseph Stefko, MD

Specialties: Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstructive Surgery

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About Me
After being raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Dr. Joseph Stefko completed his education and moved back to the Youngstown area. He is a Sports Medicine fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder rotator cuff surgery and shoulder replacement surgery. Using the latest surgical technology, Dr. Stefko has extensive experience with arthroscopic repair of ligament and tendon injuries, as well as computer-assisted planning and sizing for your shoulder replacement. His outpatient surgical practice incorporates minimally invasive surgical techniques along with pain block management. For over 25 years, Dr. Stefko has been involved in educating young orthopaedic surgeons and caring for athletes of all kinds in the Valley.


Credentials

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, Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Fellow, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, California
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

  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery



Patient Reviews

FEBRUARY 2021

"I am a successful surgical patient of Dr. Joe Stefko. Highly recommended for your shoulder problems!" - Dr. Jim Jamison, Orthopaedic Surgeon

DECEMBER 2020

"Dr. Stefko has done 3 surgeries on my shoulders. He is one of the best. Thank you Dr. Stefko!" - Betty Perdue

OCTOBER 2020

"Dr. Stefko has done two surgeries on my shoulders. He is literally the best around. I have zero problems and I had 4 complete tears. He is amazing." - Linda King

OCTOBER 2020

"So thankful to Dr .Stefko! He replaced both of my shoulders. Totally amazing!" - Kathy Slee Rosa



Locations
Youngstown Orthopaedic Associates

Building A
6470 Tippecanoe Road
Canfield, OH 44406
330-758-0557

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Youngstown Orthopaedic Associates

1695 Niles-Cortland Road, N. E.
Warren, Ohio 44484
330-758-0557

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The Orthopaedic Surgery Center
8551 Crossroads Drive
Youngstown, Ohio 44514
Phone: 330-758-1065

 

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