Joel Virkler, DO Joins Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic
August 18, 2015 (Lafayette, Indiana) Unity Healthcare is pleased to announce that Joel Virkler, DO will join the Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic on September 1st, 2015. He will practice with Dr. Robert Hagen, Dr. Peter Torok, Dr. Daniel Daluga, Dr. Michael Highhouse, Dr. John Bauman, Dr. Mark Page and Dr. Michael Krauss.

Dr. Virkler received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University in Biomedical Engineering. He obtained his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. He completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Botsford Hospital, affiliated with Michigan State University.

Dr. Virkler pursued specialized fellowship training in sports medicine combined with primary and revision joint replacement surgery at Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. He gained further experience in the muscle sparing anterior approach total hip replacement and partial knee replacements utilizing minimally invasive approaches.

Dr. Virkler is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO), Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (MOAOS), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR).

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, running and snowboarding.

Dr. Virkler is currently accepting new patients. He will be fully participating in the many health plans in which Unity Healthcare currently participates.

About Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic:
Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic, a Unity Healthcare, has served the Lafayette community for more than 50 years. Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic is located on the Unity Healthcare Medical Campus at 1411 South Creasy Lane, Suite 120 in Lafayette. To find out more information about the orthopaedic center visit them at or call 765.447.4165.