Joel Virkler, Orthopaedic Surgeon



    Undergraduate Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    Medical Degree, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO


    Orthopaedic Surgery, Botsford Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI (Affiliated with Michigan State University)


    Specialized Fellowship Training in Sports Medicine combined with primary and revision Joint Replacement Surgery, Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A., Durham, NC

Board Certifications:

    Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (AOBOS)

Professional Societies:

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
    American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO)
    American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)
    American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)

Practice Emphasis:

    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.