JESUP —The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia announces the addition of J. Matthew Valosen, MD, to its staff.
Valosen, an orthopedic surgeon, will begin seeing patients today.
Valosen began his career in the U.S. Army and was previously the chief of orthopedic surgical services at Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart. A board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Valosen specializes in arthroscopic approaches to most orthopedic conditions, joint-replacement surgery and many other procedures.
“We are excited to have Dr. Valosen on board at BJI,” J. Lex Kenerly, MD, said. “His extensive experience and expert skill as a surgeon are the perfect addition to our practice. We are thrilled that Matt and his family are here in Jesup and know that they’ll thrive in, and be a welcome addition to our community.”
Valosen, a native of Clarksville, Pa., graduated from Jefferson-Morgan High School in 1994 and earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Washington and Jefferson College in 1998. After graduating from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2003 with his MD degree, he entered his orthopedic surgery residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center on Fort Gordon. He finished his residency in 2008 and proceeded to his duty station at Fort Stewart. During his military service, Valosen became the chief of the orthopedic surgical clinic at Fort Stewart, was deployed to Iraq where he was awarded the Bronze Star and implemented many advances in specialty musculoskeletal care for Army soldiers.
“I feel blessed to be able to provide the musculoskeletal medical care to the patients of the Bone & Joint Institute,” Valosen said.