Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added
Qualification in Sports Medicine. Graduate of the University of Cincinnati and the
Medical College of Ohio (former; now The University of Toledo Medical School).
Completed his residency at the Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research
Center. Completed a fellowship (additional year of focused, specialized training) in
Orthopaedic Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine at New Mexico Orthopaedics in
Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic
Surgeons and an active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
Joseph R. Misson, M.D.
Dr. Misson serves as the Orthopaedic team physician for Bluffton University and Celina High School.
He specializes in the treatment of complex knee and shoulder injuries through minimally invasive
arthroscopic techniques, as well as performing shoulder and knee replacements (partial and full
replacements). Dr. Misson is the only area surgeon certified in cartilage transplantation of the knee
(meniscus and ACI or Genzyme procedures). His fellowship training and continued education keep him
at the forefront of the latest advancements in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.
Dr. Misson is currently accepting new patients at office locations in Lima, St. Marys and Coldwater.