The Department of Orthopedics 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 volunteer 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.
Thomas S. Boniface, M.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Orthopedics. He has been practicing orthopedic surgery in the Youngstown area for over 30 years. Dr. Boniface currently practices at Mercy Health in Youngstown where he serves as director of orthopedic services for Bon Secours Mercy Health.
Dr. Boniface is a 1983 graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University. He completed his training in orthopedic surgery at Mount Carmel Health Systems in Columbus, OH.