Healthcare Services and Programs


Joseph F. Wilcox


Surgical Orthopedics, Sports Medicine


Minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery and specialization in treatment of cartilage injuries and conditions

Orthopedic One
560 N. Cleveland Avenue
Westerville, Ohio 43082
Phone: (614) 839.2300
Orthopedic One
700 W. Cherry St.
Sunbury, Ohio 43064
Phone: (614) 839.2300

Dr. Joseph Wilcox is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in sports medicine. He has received extensive training in the operative and non-operative treatment of a wide variety of sports medicine injuries. He has a strong interest in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, and he specializes in state-of-the-art treatment of cartilage injuries and conditions.

Dr. Wilcox began practicing in central Ohio at Northeast Orthopedics, Inc. in 2001 with Dr. Merle L. Kennedy. In May 2010, both physicians joined The Cardinal Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Wilcox attended Worthington High School in Worthington, Ohio, and he received an appointment to the United States Military Academy, where he was a member of the Army Varsity football team. He transferred, after an injury, to the University of Cincinnati, where he graduated with honors.

During his fellowship training at The Ohio State University, Dr. Wilcox cared for numerous Division I varsity athletes, including football, basketball, wrestling and swimming.

Dr. Wilcox is the orthopedic consultant to Otterbein College and Mount Vernon Nazarene College, and he volunteers his time as a team physician for Westerville Central High School and the regional Westerville Worms Rugby Team.

He enjoys educating and teaching in the community and has been a guest lecturer at several local high schools and colleges. Dr. Wilcox currently resides in Dublin, Ohio, with his wife and three children. His other interests include mountain biking, skiing and wakeboarding.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Wilcox, call (614) 839.2300.