Joel A. Virkler, D.O.

Dr. Virkler pursued specialized fellowship training in sports medicine combined with primary and revision joint replacement surgery at Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. He gained further experience in the muscle sparing anterior approach total hip replacement and partial knee replacements utilizing minimally invasive approaches.

Education:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Medical Degree, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

Residency:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Botsford Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI (Affiliated with Michigan State University)

Fellowship:

  • Specialized fellowship training in sports medicine combined with primary and revision joint replacement surgery at Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A, Durham, NC

Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO)
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)

Practice Locations:
Lafayette
Rensselear

Surgery Locations:
Unity Surgical Center
Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health
Franciscan Health Rensselaer