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Dr. Joseph Polio, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.3 (11)
Map Pin Small Owensboro, KY
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joseph Polio, MD

Dr. Joseph Polio, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Owensboro, KY. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine and is affiliated with Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Ohio County Hospital and Perry County Memorial Hospital. Dr. Polio, completed a residency at University Cinn MC. Patients rated Dr. Polio an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Polio works at Practice in Owensboro, KY with other offices in Tell City, IN. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain 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. Polio's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    2831 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (270) 926-4100
  2. 2
    Perry County Memorial Hospital
    8885 State Road 237, Tell City, IN 47586 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (812) 547-0128

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
  • Ohio County Hospital
  • Perry County Memorial Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Joint Pain
Somatic Nerve Block
Lateral Epicondylitis

Treatment frequency



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Joint Pain
Somatic Nerve Block
Lateral Epicondylitis
Ankle Fracture
Back Pain
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Degenerative Disc Disease
Femur Fracture
Gout
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Hip Fracture
Humerus Fracture
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Osteophyte
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee Replacement
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Peripheral Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Wound Repair
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Baker’s Cyst
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bunion
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Bursitis of Hip
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
De Quervain's Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hammer Toe
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Lupus
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Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Morton's Neuroma
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Disorders
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacral Fracture
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Osteophyte
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Bunion Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Fracture Treatment Closed
Hammer Toe Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Dislocation
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement Revision
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
    • Humana
    • Medicaid of Kentucky
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
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    • Principal Financial Group
    • Sagamore Health Network
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    4.3
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    About Dr. Joseph Polio, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1245293620
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Cinn MC
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Cinn MC
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Centre College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Polio has seen patients for Joint Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Polio on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Polio. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Polio.

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