Joseph Borrelli Jr graduated from the University of South Florida, College of Medicine in 1988, while gaining membership of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He subsequently specialized in orthopaedic trauma, becoming Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Chief of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service at Washington University School of Medicine, in St. Louis, MO. In 2006 he was awarded the Dr. Charles F. Gregory Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery and the W.B. Carrell Professorship of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center. In 2011 Dr. Borrelli was appointed Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. While at Washington University, Dr. Borrelli was awarded the Palma Chironis Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Lee T. Ford Award for Academic Achievement and the Jerome J. Gilden Distinguished Physician Award. During his time at WU he was awarded the ASG (Austria, Switzerland, Germany) Traveling Fellowship sponsored by the American Orthopaedic Association. He is a member of several editorial boards and is currently the Section Editor for Value Based Care Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. Dr. Borrelli is a Fellow of the AAOS, a long-time member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association and was recently nominated as a Fellow of International OTA). Dr. Borrelli has authored and published dozens of peer-reviewed articles, multiple book chapters, and has been a Co-editor of several text books of orthopedic surgery.