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Dr. Tony Joseph provides expert orthopedic care in general medicine, trauma, sports medicine, preventative and regenerative medicine, carpal tunnel release, tendonitis, musculoskeletal ultrasound and more.
Why Choose Us
Dr. Tony Joseph is a leading authority in regenerative medicine, sports medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and sports hernias. He is certified and experienced in the latest technological procedures that correct issues with less pain and little downtime such as Tenex, Sonnex and Manos CTR.
Working with OrthoIdaho, Dr. Joseph is committed to preserving patients’ knees, shoulders, back, hips and more by using minimally invasive and cartilage sparing procedures whenever feesable. Dr. Joseph’s goal is to avoid full replacement surgery when possible, and to return each patient to an active healthy lifestyle with less pain, scarring, and downtime, as well as faster rehabilitation and recovery.
Dr. Joseph is a highly skilled and trained professional at the forefront of his specialty areas. He gives new hope to people with painful, damaged joints. Dr. Tony Joseph proudly combines the depth of knowledge found in an academic practice with the personal attention of a private practice setting, so his patients receive the highest quality care for their orthopedic needs.
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Dr. Joseph is very knowledgeable, and he explained my injury and limitations very clearly. The injection was very smooth and almost painless. Dr. Joseph’s treatment has allowed me to become active again!Braeden L.
Dr. Joseph Can Help You
Anthony Joseph, M.D.
Dr. Tony Joseph has been certified in sports medicine and family practice since 1990. He has sports medicine experience at the high school, college and professional levels, and served as the team physician for Idaho State University for 18 years. Dr. Joseph is the only member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine currently practicing in Southeast Idaho. He is also a member of the North American Spine Society since 2006 and the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine since 2008.
- Board Certified: American Board of Family Medicine
- Specialties & Interests: Sports medicine and pain management, family medicine, regenerative medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, sports hernia
- Education & Training: Hennepin Co. Hospital, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital, Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
It is our goal to provide our patients with the highest level of caring and compassionate orthopaedic care. We invite you to peruse our website to learn more about what we have to offer.
We are conveniently located at 2240 East Center Street, Pocatello, Idaho 83201. Call for an appointment today 208-233-2100.
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2240 East Center Street, Pocatello
About Dr. Richard Wathne
Dr. Richard Wathne was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and received a BS degree in biology, graduating magna cum laude. He was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He received his MD degree from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. In 1989 to 1990 he performed his surgical internship at New York University/Bellvue Hospital in New York City.
He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency in 1994 at the renowned Hospital for Joint Diseases and Orthopaedic Institute, New York, New York, where in his final year he was Chief Resident and received multiple academic awards. From 1994 to 1995, he performed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Colorado in Denver where he provided care for the Division I athletes and college students as well as gaining invaluable experience in arthroscopic reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Wathne is board certified in orthopaedic surgery with a current Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Idaho Orthopaedics Society. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Idaho Medical Association, and the Southeastern Idaho Medical Society.
Dr. Wathne is in private practice in an orthopaedic specialty group in Pocatello, Idaho. His orthopaedic practice focus is primarily on the treatment of all shoulder and knee conditions. He has additional expertise in arthroscopic reconstruction, such as rotator cuff and anterior cruciate ligament surgery, as well as total shoulder and total knee replacement surgery. He enjoys the Idaho outdoors and is active in skiing, biking, running, tennis, and golf. Dr. Wathne is married and has 4 children. For additional information, visit Dr. Wathne’s website.
About Dr. Benjamin Blair
Dr. Benjamin Blair was born and raised in New York. In 1987, he received his BS degree in Biomedical Education from Union College, Schenectady, NY. In 1989, he received his M.D. Degree from Albany Medical College, Albany, New York; Summa Cum Laude, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
Dr. Blair served his surgical internship from 1989-1990 at New York University Medical Center, New York, New York. He served a Bioengineering Fellowship at the Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York from 1991-1992. He completed his orthopaedic surgical residency in 1995 at the University of California, San Diego, California.
Dr. Blair is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, and the American Medical Association. He is also a member of the Idaho Medical Association, the Idaho Orthopaedic Society, and the Southeastern Idaho Medical Society. Dr. Blair is married and has two children.
About Dr. Tony Joseph
Dr. Tony Joseph is certified in sports medicine and family practice since 1990. He has sports medicine experience at the high school, college and professional levels, and has been the team physician for Idaho State University for 18 years.
Dr. Joseph is the only member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine currently practicing in Southeast Idaho. He is also a member of the North American Spine Society since 2006 and the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine since 2008. Dr. Joseph also reviews up-to-date articles on the latest in sports medicine for Sports Health Journal.
Dr. Joseph uses ultrasound as an aid in diagnosis and as a guide for non-surgical treatment. It is also used in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, tennis elbow, other tendon problems and plantar fasciitis. Dr. Joseph is an expert in Tenex a groundbreaking treatment for the relief of tendon and soft tissue related pain. This treatment enables him to treat patients earlier in the pain process and with quicker recovery than with other alternatives such as traditional open surgery. For additional information regarding Tenex Health Tx Essentials visit their website at Tenex Health. In addition, Dr. Joseph also specializes in Manos CTR a minimal invasive Carpal Tunnel Release System. Information regarding this latest advancement in carpal tunnel release technology can be found at the Mannos CTR website. Call today to determine if this advanced treatment is right for you
Dr. Joseph’s goal is to return patients with sports injuries to play as soon as possible. He will offer services to patients who have minor sprains, strains, or fractures. He offers spine care, epidural injections, treatment for asthma, heart conditions and other problems unique to athletes. He also specializes in concussion management and hopes to develop a concussion referral center for Southeast Idaho.
In addition, he provides the most comprehensive treatment for sports hernias that includes surgical, non-surgical management and rehabilitation programs. Dr. Joseph makes use of the established standard procedures and highly modern medical technology with contemporary medical facilities to provide his patient with the best possible outcome. For more information regarding Dr. Joseph’s expertise with Sports Hernias visit the Sports Hernia Clinic website. Dr Joseph is married and has 3 children.
Dr. Joseph explains everything in a way even young patients can understand what is going on. He knows what he is talking about and will work to avoid surgery.-Rodney in Junction, TX
I enjoy seeing Dr. Joseph. He’s always in a good mood, very friendly and I like that he works with me to get better and views surgery as a last resort.- Rory