Joseph Purita, M.D., a pioneer in many different aspects of orthopedic surgery, graduated from Georgetown University Medical School and served his surgical internship at the University of Florida Medical Center. Following completion of a residency in orthopedic surgery at University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he served as chief administrative resident, Dr. Purita joined the Boca Raton Orthopedic Group in 1981 and has been practicing there ever since.
Dr. Purita is a member of the following professional organizations: Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Fellow, American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, Palm Beach Medical Society, Broward County Medical Society, Palm Beach Orthopedic Society and Florida Medical Association, Member of the Korean Stem Cell Association, and the American Academy of Regenerative Medicine. Purita joined the Boca Raton Orthopedic Group in 1981 and has been practicing there ever since.
Dr. Purita is Board Certified by the following organizations: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and American Academy of Pain Management. Purita joined the Boca Raton Orthopedic Group in 1981 and has been practicing there ever since.
Dr. Purita has been an instructor and proctor of surgeons in the use of lasers in arthroscopic and orthopedic surgery at a variety of hospitals in the United States. Over the years his interest has centered on Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Purita has lectured internationally on five continents. He has been co chairman at a number of these conferences. The lectures he has given in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine number well over twenty-five. He has actually been a visiting professor at a number of these meetings actually performing cases with the physicians from that country. He has been instrumental in some countries in helping to design some of their policies concerning the use of stem cells. His motto is not to rest on one’s laurels but to always try to be on the cutting edge and improve the status quo.