Josef Fields, DO is an active member of the American Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Association, and is also board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Fields is a graduate of Cornell University and received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Florida. He completed an internship at St. Petersburg General Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida prior to completing a residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York University/Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine in New York, New York.
Prior to joining Ortho Rhode Island, Dr. Fields helped build and expand Newport Hospital’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department, working in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. His interests and expertise include myofascial pain, musculoskeletal dysfunction, shoulder and knee injuries, hip pain, neuropathic pain, rehabilitation therapy, gait dysfunction, limb loss, orthotic and prosthetic management, as well as wound care. He has taken a particular interest in non-surgical treatment for neck and back pain, in addition to Electromyography.
In his free time Joe is an avid fisherman and ocean aficionado. He is also very active at the gym and enjoys cooking, gardening, and fruit picking, especially with his two girls.