Dr. Joseph Purita, MD


Dr. Joseph Purita, a pioneer in the use of Stem Cell and platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy for orthopaedic conditions, 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 remained there since.  Dr. Purita is an instructor and proctor of surgeons in the use of lasers in arthroscopic and orthopedic surgery at a variety of area hospitals.


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
    • Florida Medical Association


Dr. Purita is Board Certified by the following organizations:

    • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
    • American College of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • American Board of Pain Management
    • American Board of Regenerative Medicine
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