The Department of Orthopaedics is part of Northeast Ohio Medical University’s Division of Clinical Sciences. The department faculty is made up practicing health care professionals from NEOMED-affiliated hospitals throughout northeast Ohio who volunteer their time to train University students in clinical settings.

These affiliated faculty members model NEOMED core values of competence, communication, caring, character, curiosity and community in their daily practice, and their teaching and mentoring of medical students.

Department Chair

Thomas S. Boniface, M.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedics. He has been practicing orthopaedic surgery in the Youngstown area for over 30 years. Dr. Boniface currently practices at Mercy Health in Youngstown where he serves as director of orthopaedic services for Bon Secours Mercy Health.

Dr. Boniface is a 1983 graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University. He completed his training in orthopaedic surgery at Mount Carmel Health Systems in Columbus, Ohio.


Katie Tunney
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 330.325.6294
Email: ktunney@neomed.edu

Department of Orthopaedics

College of Medicine at NEOMED