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Joseph Mileti, M.D.

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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:


  • Undergraduate
    The University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Science, cum laude
  • Medical School
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine, cum laude
  • Residency
    Orthopedic Surgery, Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Fellowship
    Upper Extremity Reconstruction - Shoulder and Elbow, The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

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I had several visits with Dr. Mileti to determine the appropriate procedure to deal with arthritis in my right shoulder. We decided that a total...


I give 5 stars to Dr. Joseph Mileti!

Thanks to the staff members, nurses, and Dr. Mileti for everything. You are awesome! Derek, my physi...


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 ex...


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 Flori...


Thank you, Dr. Joseph Mileti, for all you have done for me in the past and being able to count on you in the future! I truly believe that you an...


My shoulder joint had deteriorated due to arthritis. I could barely raise my arm over my head without pain. When I attempted to lower my arm...


Dr. Mileti replaced both of my shoulders. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him, he is very professional and patient oriented. He did a fabulous...


I had been suffering from an increasingly painful left shoulder for years, beginning with a tackling injury I sustained playing college footba...


When I was younger, I thoroughly enjoyed bodybuilding kept up with the sport until I injured myself in the early 90’s. At the time I did what ...


Diana Brown is a Volleyball prodigy from Westerville, Ohio. Diana attends and plays volleyball for St. Francis DeSales High School, as well as ...

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