Simmons Athletics Team Physicians


Joseph DeAngelis, MD

Specializes in Sports Injuries 
and Shoulder Problems, 617-667-7678

Joseph P. DeAngelis, MD is an orthopedic surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) who completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery. He specializes in sports-related injuries and disorders of the knee and shoulder. His clinical expertise includes knee reconstruction, shoulder restoration procedures and shoulder replacement. Dr. DeAngelis evaluates and treats sports-related problems as well as degenerative shoulder conditions. 

He commonly cares for:

  • Ligament tears
  • Tendon tears
  • Instability of the knee and shoulder
  • Injuries to meniscal and articular cartilage
  • Tendonitis and tendinopathy
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis of the shoulder, knee and elbow

His office is at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Education and Training

Dr. DeAngelis graduated Optimus from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut with Honors in General Scholarship and Chemistry. He matriculated at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. Upon graduation, he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society. 

Dr. DeAngelis completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut. As a Chief Resident, he was the recipient of the Cavazos Award and the Spencer Butterfield Memorial Prize for Excellence in Orthopaedic Trauma. 

Upon completion of his residency, Dr. DeAngelis completed the Fellowship is Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Under the guidance of Drs. Kurt P. Spindler, John (Jed) E. Kuhn and Warren R. Dunn, Dr. DeAngelis developed his expertise in the treatment of Sports-Related Injuries and Shoulder Surgery.

Professional Appointments and Affiliations

  • Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America