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Joachim Tenuta MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996
(Orthopaedic Surgery)

Contact Information:

Bone & Joint/Capital Region Orthopaedics
1367 Washington Avenue, Suite 200
Attn: Robin Ehlers
Albany, NY 12206

Tel: (518) 489-2666
Fax: (518)701-2929

Specialties Education Details Full Biography Additional Locations

Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Trauma



07/01/1989 - 06/30/1993
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC


General Surgery

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1988
Dwight David Eisenhower
Fort Gordon, GA

Medical Education

08/26/1983 - 05/17/1987
University of Virginia Health System - Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA

Dr. Tenuta is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with primary interests in Sports Medicine and general orthopaedics.

Dr. Tenuta had an extensive career in the United States Army. His assignments included orthopaedic surgeon for the Army’s elite special operations detachment as well as Chief of Orthopaedics at Landstuhl Medical Center in Germany, developing the facility as the receiving point for all injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2010, he served as the medical operations commander in Afghanistan for the Western Region.

Dr. Tenuta spent a majority of his career at the US Military Academy at West Point, NY as a Team Physician and Clinical Instructor for the Army’s Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. He also served as deputy consultant to the Army’s Surgeon General and retired at the rank of Colonel.

Military Service
- Combat Medical Badge – Ranger Task Force, Somalia
- Bronze Star Medal – Afghanistan
- Army Surgeon General’s “A” Designator as Top Level Surgeon
- Extremity War Injury Annual Symposium Member
- Chief of Orthopaedics, Landstuhl Medical Center, Germany
- Order of Military Medical Merit
- Team Physician, United States Military Academy
- Instructor, Army’s Sports Medicine Fellowship
- Parachutist Badge and Air Assault Badge

Associations / Awards
- Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS) 
- Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Member of:
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)  
- Enduring Education Committee 
- Maintenance of Certification Committee
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Capital Region Health Park
713 Troy-Schenectady Road, Suite 127
Latham, NY 12110

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6 Medical Park Drive
Suite 201
Malta, NY 12020

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543 Bay Road
Queensbury, New York 12804