Dr. Joe returned to the Buckeye state in 2012 to open a preventive medicine/wellness practice that emphasizes the foundations of good health – exercise and nutrition.

dr joseph jackoOver the years Dr. Joe has been extremely fortunate to have trained and practice at some leading institutions in the country. In returning to Ohio Dr. Joe is melding his interest in exercise/nutrition, orthopedics and sports medicine, and hormone replacement therapy into a single practice.

From 2010 to 2012 Dr. Joe specialized in Age Management Medicine with Cenegenics Medical Institute in Arlington, Texas.

Prior to joining Cenegenics, Dr. Joe practiced at the highly regarded orthopedic group, Steadman-Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas.  He practiced there for four years before returning to Dallas.

Originally from Ohio, Dr. Joe received his undergraduate degree in biology from Wittenberg University in 1982.  After graduating from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1986, Joe completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in 1989.

Dr. Joe was one of the first internists in the country to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship. He completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship in 1990 at the Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic, whose physicians were pioneers in the field of sports medicine.

After completing his medical training, Dr. Joe started his career at the renowned Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas gaining his first exposure to the importance of exercise and nutrition in preventing disease and maintaining health.

Most of Dr. Joe’s career has been spent on staff at the Dallas Orthopedic Center (currently the Texas Orthopaedic Association) working with injured high school athletes and weekend warriors.  During that time Dr. Joe served as a physician for the Dallas Independent School District and as a volunteer physician at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Dr. Joe is also a certified fitness trainer through ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association).

Dr. Joe has given numerous talks and presentations on sports medicine, and health related topics. He has two chapters published in Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic: Sports Medicine Book.  He also holds a US patent on a footwear product.

To be on the leading edge of medicine Dr. Joe has found it frequently necessary to challenge conventional wisdom, which is why he is excited to be part of the Healthy Living movement.

In his free time Dr. Joe enjoys participating in a variety of sports and is an avid fan of college football, especially the team that dons the Scarlet and Gray.