Dr. Di Paola is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and shoulder and elbow specialist. He has attained extensive training in the treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions and dedicates his practice to treating shoulder and elbow dysfunction with the most advanced surgical and non surgical techniques. All of his professional endeavors including teaching and research are aimed toward improving the lives of patients with shoulder and elbow problems.
A scholar-athlete, Dr. DiPaola graduated from the Ivy League’s Cornell University while earning All-Ivy and Academic All-Ivy honors for Cornell’s varsity football team. A Victor Grohman scholar athlete and Cornell Big Red Helmet award winner, Dr. DiPaola excelled in both academic and athletic pursuits.
Graduating with honors in research from the Cornell Medical College, he then pursued orthopedic surgery training with the prestigious Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA where he performed a high volume of complex surgical cases under the mentorship of some of the most skilled surgeons in the field.
He then dedicated a full year of advanced fellowship training to honing his diagnostic and surgical acumen in treating shoulder and elbow disorders at the NYU- Hospital for Joint Diseases under Dr. Joseph Zuckerman, former President of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
He currently is Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Wright State University in Dayton Ohio and continues to speak nationally, publish within the field of shoulder and elbow surgery and teach the next generation of surgeons.
University and Medical School
B.A. Cornell University, Neurobiology and Behavior 1998
M.D. Cornell University Medical College, Honors in Research 2003
Residency- Orthopedics, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia PA, 2008
Fellowship- Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, NYU Hospital For Joint Diseases
Board Certified American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS): 2011
2012 Mid- America Traveling Fellowship
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor Orthopedics Wright State University
Affiliated Hospitals and Surgery Center
Dr. DiPaola is a faculty member of Wright State University Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He also has admitting and/or operating room privileges at the facilities listed below:
Cincinnati/ West Chester Ohio
- To place good judgment and my patients’ long term interests above all else in my practice
- To be a reliable source of knowledge and counsel for those with shoulder and elbow problems
- To provide technically excellent care for patients with shoulder and elbow problems that is grounded in scientific principles
- To minimize risk while attempting to achieve the best possible result for each of my patient’s unique circumstances
- To recognize when I cannot be of assistance and guide my patients to the best alternatives for their problem