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Hans Joseph, DO

About Hans

Hans F. Joseph, DO is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Altru Advanced Orthopedics specializing in fracture care and polytrauma. He believes it's the physician's role to work with the body's natural healing processes to restore the person to health. In his free time, Dr. Joseph enjoys cooking and baking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and gardening.

Philosophy of Medicine

"My practice is different than most in that I meet most of my patients after a very traumatic event and injury (usually a broken bone). I attempt to put the patient and their loved ones at ease in this stressful time. I discuss options with them to choose the best treatment plan for them as an individual to help maximize their recovery and return them as close to their prior level of function as possible."

Locations Altru Hospital, Altru Professional Center
Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Osteopathy Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences
    Kansas, MO
  • Internship
  • Internship Orthopedic Emphasis University Hospitals, Richmond Medical Center
  • Residency
  • Orthopedic Resident Millcreek Community Hospital
    Erie, PA
  • Fellowship
  • Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship WellSpan York Hospital
    York, PA
  • Board Certification
  • AOA board certification in Orthopedic Surgery
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Polytrauma
  • Extremity fractures
  • Interarticular fractures
  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • Pelvis Acetabular fractures
  • Pediatric fractures
  • Fracture malunion/nonunion