Dr. Joel Torretti, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

476 Rolling Ridge Dr
State College, PA 16801
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Dr. Torretti's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Torretti Performs

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

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Dubois Regional Medical Center
100 Hospital Ave
Du Bois, PA 15801
Mount Nittany Medical Center
1800 E Park Ave
State College, PA 16803

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
476 Rolling Ridge Dr
State College, PA 16801
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    Dr. Torretti's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Disc Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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    Background Check for Dr. Torretti

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    Ms Hershey Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Torretti & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Torretti's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Lewistown Hospital

    • Dubois Regional Medical Center

    • Mount Nittany Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 2 reviews

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    Dr always in a big rush does not want bothered if you have Medicaid would never recommend anyone bring a dog to him

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    476 Rolling Ridge Dr
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 231-2101 (Office)
    (814) 231-8569 (Fax)
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