Dr. Joseph Maratt combines his passions for healthcare 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 daughters.
Joint Replacement | Robot Assisted Joint Replacement | Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement | Tourniquet Free Knee Replacement | Partial Knee Replacement
Kate Nikolai had been dealing with arthritis in her knees, making it difficult to pursue her passion of biking, running and water skiing. Eventually, Dr. Joseph Maratt performed double knee replacement for Kate and helped her get back to living an active lifestyle.
As an international airline pilot with a busy schedule, Kirk Koenig couldn't let hip pain slow him down. When Kirk came to Forté for treatment, Dr. Thurman Alvey discovered the source of his pain and quickly referred him Dr. Joseph Maratt. After double hip replacement and physical therapy, Kirk has returned to the skies and enjoying an active lifestyle where he lives downtown Indianapolis.
After knee replacement surgery performed by Dr. Joseph Maratt and physical therapy, City of Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers made a quick return to living an active life while continuing to serve his community. "Forté was incredibly informative about the entire process from start to finish," said Mayor Myers.
After years of repetitive motion of climbing in and out of balloon baskets, Tony developed pain in both hips. After a double hip replacement performed by Joseph Maratt, MD, Tony is back in the sky and feeling better than ever.