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Joseph Maratt

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeon

Dr. Joseph Maratt combines his passions for health care and technology to make an incredible difference in the lives of his patients. An orthopedic surgeon specializing in surgery of the hip and knee, Dr. Maratt has advanced training in hip replacement, knee replacement and robotics in joint replacement.

Dr. Maratt majored in computer science at the Illinois Institute of Technology before graduating from the University of Michigan Medical School and completing his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Michigan Health System. After residency, Dr. Maratt completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Cornell University in New York, where he was awarded the Research Excellence Award.

Dr. Maratt continues to utilize his education in computer science in both his research and clinical practice. An early adopter of robotic surgery in 2014, he has been involved in the development of robotic and navigation systems. Dr. Maratt is engaged in the development of computer systems to monitor the quality of surgical outcomes and patient care.

Dr. Maratt is an active member of multiple societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (board certified). In his free time, Dr. Maratt enjoys movies, music, reading, traveling and spending time with his wife, Jennifer Maratt, MD, a gastroenterologist at Indiana University, and their daughter.

Areas of Focus

Joint Replacement | Robot Assisted Joint Replacement | Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement | Tourniquet Free Knee Replacement | Partial Knee Replacement


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Part I (Board Eligible)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Part II (Diplomat)
  • Medical License, State of Indiana
  • Medical License, State of Michigan
  • Medical License, State of New York
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination, Step I
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination, Step II Clinical Skills
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination, Step II Clinical Knowledge
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination, Step III

Research & Publications

  • 17 articles and chapters in national journals and publications
  • Two institutional seminars on hip and knee joint replacement
  • Reviewer for several medical journals including HSS Journal®: The Musculoskeletal Journal of Hospital for Special Surgery, Bone and Joint Journal, Journal of Arthroplasty, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, and Current Concepts in Joint Replacement/Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation


  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago – BS (Computer Science)
  • University of Michigan Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, Michigan – MBA
  • University of Michigan Medical School, MD
  • University of Michigan Health System, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, Fellowship – Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow Member, 2008-present
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Member, 2013-present
  • American Orthopaedic Association, Emerging Leaders Program, Member, 2012-present
  • Michigan Medicine Taubman Center Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical Director, 2017-2019
  • University of Michigan Health System, Orthopedic Surgery, Clinical Assistant Professor, 2014-2019
  • Weill Cornell Medical School, New York, Orthopedic Surgery Clinical Lecturer, 2013-2014


  • Current Concepts in Joint Replacement/Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation, Clinical Practice Award Paper, 2016
  • Michigan Medicine, Making a Difference Award, 2015
  • Orthopedics Blue Ribbon Article Award, 2017
I strive to provide personalized care by engaging each patient in making informed decisions and creating treatment plans tailored to each individual’s needs and goals.
Joseph Maratt

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