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Joseph Mileti, M.D.

Shoulder and elbow problems can be painful and disabling. It is very satisfying to help my patients by alleviating their pain and getting them back to enjoying their everyday activities.

Dr. Joseph Mileti is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in reconstruction and replacement of the shoulder and elbow at the world renowned Mayo Clinic. He is a top shoulder specialist in central Ohio, and has received numerous honors during his academic training and as a practicing orthopedic surgeon.

Passionate about teaching, Dr. Mileti has served as the Director of the Orthopaedic Residency Programs at Riverside Methodist Hospital and The Ohio State University and has been named Teacher of the Year three times. He was an Assistant Clinical Professor with The Ohio State University's Department of Orthopaedics for ten years. Dr. Mileti also works with The Ohio Industrial Commission, offering continuing education on industrial and workforce injuries of the shoulder.

Dr. Mileti completed his undergraduate degree at The University of Notre Dame. He attended medical school at The Ohio State University, where he also completed his orthopedic residency training and served as Administrative Chief Resident for the Orthopaedics Department. He then went on to complete advanced fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery at The Mayo Clinic.

In 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Dr. Mileti was named to the peer selected, Best Doctors in America® list, featured in Columbus Business First. 

Dr. Mileti is married with three children and resides in Powell. He is an advocate for those with special needs.  He is active in the Miracle League Of Central Ohio, and sits on the Board for the Miracle League of New Albany. The Mileti family have been a top fundraising team for the Autism Speaks Columbus Walk for many years.

Dr. Mileti has specialized expertise in the following areas:

  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Athletic Shoulder & Elbow Injuries
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Reconstruction 
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Sports Medicine
  • Specializations

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      I had great results from my shoulder replacement! Now I can put on a coat and put my arm above my head without pain.If you do the recommended exercises and work hard, you'll be pleased with the outcome! ... Read More
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      Thanks to Dr. Mileti's great skills, this 77 year old golfer who had a shoulder replacement in 2018, got a Hole-in-One last month in Florida!   Many thanks for your help!  Gary L. Fivecoat... Read More
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    More About Dr. Mileti

    • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    • Ohio Orthopedic Surgery Institute
    • Dublin Methodist Hospital
    • Grady Memorial Hospital
    • Grant Medical Center
    • Wyandot Memorial Hospital
    The University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Science, cum laude
    Medical School:
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine, cum laude
    Orthopedic Surgery, Ohio State University Medical Center
    Upper Extremity Reconstruction - Shoulder and Elbow, The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
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