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Dr. Joseph Laratta, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.8 (135)
Map Pin Small Louisville, KY
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Joseph Laratta, MD

Dr. Joseph Laratta, MD is a Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Louisville, KY. They graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and is affiliated with Uofl Health Jewish Hospital, Ascension St. Vincent Evansville and Norton Hospital. Dr. Laratta, completed a residency at Chief Resident In Orthopaedic Surgery At Columbia University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Laratta an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Laratta works at Practice in Louisville, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Cord Injury, Myelopathy and Cervical Radiculopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Laratta's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ohio Valley Pain Institute PLLC
    1169 Eastern Pkwy Ste 400, Louisville, KY 40217 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (502) 413-5777
  2. 2
    Office
    3430 Newburg Rd Ste 154, Louisville, KY 40218 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (502) 413-5777
  3. 3
    Office
    1623 S Preston St Ste 100, Louisville, KY 40217 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (502) 413-5777
  4. 4
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center-Downtown
    210 E Gray St Ste 900, Louisville, KY 40202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (502) 584-7525

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Uofl Health Jewish Hospital
  • Ascension St. Vincent Evansville
  • Norton Hospital

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Myelopathy
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Treatment frequency



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Spinal Cord Injury
Myelopathy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Back Pain
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Spine Fracture Treatment
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Spine
Ataxia
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Bone Cancer
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Sprain
Chondrocalcinosis
Chordoma
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Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Congenital Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Discitis
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Discogenic Pain
Dural Tear
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Femur Fracture
Gout
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Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Fracture
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Sprain
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Miner's Knee
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Sprain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spine Deformities
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Instability
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Tuberculosis
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylarthritis
Spondylarthropathy
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Systemic Sclerosis
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Tumors
Torticollis
Vertebral Body Fusion Overgrowth
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebral Compression Fractures
Vertebral Fracture
Vertebral Subluxation
Whiplash
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All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Complex Spine Surgery
Decompression
Decompression Surgery
Disc Arthroplasty
Disc Replacement
Disc Surgery
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Facet Blocks
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Kyphoplasty
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Procedure
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
Shoulder Replacement
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Surgery
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Tumor resection
Total Disc Replacement
Vertebroplasty
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure
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    4.8
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    Specialties*
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1346506052
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Neurosurgical Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery At Western Regional Center For Brain and Spine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Chief Resident In Orthopaedic Surgery At Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • General Surgery At Columbia University Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Laratta has seen patients for Spinal Cord Injury, Myelopathy and Cervical Radiculopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Laratta on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    135 patients have reviewed Dr. Laratta. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Laratta.

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