Joseph Iannotti is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief of Staff, Chief Academic and Innovations Officer and serves as Interim CEO and President for Cleveland Clinic Florida Health System. He is past chairman of the Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Institute at the Cleveland Clinic 2000 - 2018.

Dr. Iannotti received his MD from Northwestern University in 1979, completed his Orthopaedic Residency training at the University of Pennsylvania in 1984, and received a PhD in cell biology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987.

Dr. Iannotti’s clinical and basic science research program focuses on innovative treatments for tendon repair and tendon tissue engineering, prosthetic design, software planning and patient specific instrumentation.

Dr. Iannotti has published three textbooks and has authored over 380 original peer reviewed articles, review articles and book chapters. He is a three time recipient of Charles Neer Research Award, the Cleveland Clinic 2011 Sones Award for Innovation and Cleveland Clinic Life time Achievements Award for Innovation in 2019.

Dr. Iannotti holds 120 US and International patents. In 2016 he was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.

He has served as Past Chair of the Academic Affairs Council and the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Past-president of the American Shoulder and Elbow, Past-chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

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