Joe Jacko M.D.
Dr. Joe Jacko is a native of the Buckeye state and returned to his roots in 2012 having previously trained and practiced in Georgia, Texas and South Carolina. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine.
His main practice interest is helping patients achieve optimal health through exercise, nutrition, and hormone replacement.
Dr. Jacko graduated from The Ohio State College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio and his Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Hughston Orthpaedic Clinic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Columbus, Georgia.
Dr. Jacko has been fortunate to have spent time at leading institutions in the country including the Hughtston Orthopaedic Clinic (Columbus, Georgia), the Cooper Clinic and Aerobics Center (Dallas, Texas), Southwest Orthopedic institute (now Texas Orthopaedic Associates in Dallas), Steadman-Hawkins Clinic (South Carolina), Cenegenics Medical Center (Dallas) and Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians (Columbus).
Dr. Jacko gained his first exposure to the importance of exercise and nutrition when he started his career at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas which was founded by Ken Cooper, MD who wrote the book Aerobics in 1968 jumpstarting the fitness movement in the United States.
Most of Dr. Jacko’s career has been in primary care sports medicine and served as a physician for the Dallas Independent School District and as a volunteer physician at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
He also has training in Regenerative Medicine through the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Dr. Jacko has given numerous talks on sports medicine, exercise, nutrition, and hormones. He has two chapters published in Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic: Sports Medicine Book.