Joseph Borrelli, Jr., M.D. MBA has been board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, since 1997. He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University, and his fellowship in orthopedic trauma at USF/Tampa General Hospital.

Although originally trained as an orthopedic trauma surgeon his practice now consists of caring for patients suffering from osteoarthritis, post-traumatic orthopedic condition, and a variety of musculoskeletal injuries. He treats patients in need of total joint replacements of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee as well as revision total joint arthroplasty. He has a particular interest in the treatment of fractures, fall related injuries, osteoporosis, fragility fractures and the treatment of nonunions and malunions, of previously fractured bones.

Dr. Borrelli is both a distinguished surgeon and academician. He has published greater than 85 peer-reviewed articles and has co-edited 5 orthopedic textbooks. He has served on countless professional and hospital committees and has held editorial positions for the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma Association International and The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a longtime member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association.

Dr. Borrelli and his wife, Cindy, have been happily married for 37 years and have 2 daughters. They enjoy traveling, reading, working out together and spending time with family.

Dr. Borrelli can be heard each week on 99.9 WXJB FM (Brooksville), or online at, Thursdays, at 11:30 am. On Orthopedia he discusses the workings of the musculoskeletal system.