Joel L. Shaw, MD


Joel L. Shaw, MD

Medical School: Medical University of Ohio at Toledo
Residency: United States Army, Dewitt Army Community Hospital
Fellowship: Uniformed Services University of Health Services (USUMS), Virginia

Dr. Shaw is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine physician with clinical interests in acupuncture, medical care of all levels of athletes and physically active people, youth sports and helping athletes achieve maximal performance.

He returned to Columbus to practice medicine in 2007 after providing medical care to soldiers and elite athletes in the United States Army for eight years. This included a deployment to Afghanistan where he received a Bronze Star and a Combat Medic Badge for his accomplishments.

Dr. Shaw currently serves as team physician at Hilliard Bradley High School and is the fellowship director of the Grant Sports Medicine Fellowship. He previously served as a team physician for the Columbus Destroyers and for the Georgetown University Department of Athletics.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Shaw, call MAX Sports Medicine - Columbus at (614) 533-6600.

Academic Articles:
  • Diagnosis and treatment of testicular cancer, American Family Physician. Feb. 2008
  • Evaluation of nausea and vomiting, American Family Physician. July 2007
  • Deployment Related Weakness in a 23 Year Old Soldier Limiting Ability to Do Push-ups, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. May 2006
Community Involvement:

Dr. Shaw always takes whatever time you need to give all information needed while very friendly and caring.
- MAX Sports Medicine patient