About our Author: Dr. Joe

Dr. Joe is Joseph G. Jacko, MD.

Dr. Joe is a native of the Buckeye state and returned to his roots in 2012 having previously practiced in Texas and South Carolina. He is board certified in internal and sports medicine. His main practice interest is helping patients achieve optimal health through exercise, nutrition and hormone replacement.

Dr. Joe has trained and practice at some leading institutions in the country including the Hughston Clinic, Cooper Clinic and Aerobics Center, Texas Orthopaedic Associates, Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, and Cenegenics Medical Institute.

He obtained his BA in Biology from Wittenberg University and his medical degreee from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1986. Dr. Joe completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in 1989 and completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship in 1990 at the Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic whose physicians were pioneers in the field of sports medicine.

Dr. Joe gained his first exposure to the importance of exercise and nutrition when he started his career at Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas.

Most of Dr. Joe’s career has been in the area of 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.

Dr. Joe has given numerous talks on sports medicine, exercise, nutrition, and hormones. He has two chapters published in Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic: Sports Medicine Book. He currently practices in Columbus, Ohio.

He is married and has two sons.