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Michael A. Jonesco, DO


Primary Care Sports Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine
Team Physician, Capital University, OSU Sports Medicine

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 Education and Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 2002
  • Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2006
  • Residency, Indiana University, 2006-2009
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, 2009-2010

Experience & Interests

Dr. Michael Jonesco is board certified in Internal Medicine and holds a Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) in Primary Care Sports Medicine.  He joined the OSU Sports Medicine team in 2010 and has clinic locations in Gahanna and New Albany starting in 2015.  His primary interests include the diagnosis and management of all sports and activity-related injuries.

Dr. Jonesco is an Ohio native, born in Columbus and raised in Oberlin. He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University where he graduated magna cum laude. At Ohio Wesleyan he earned Academic All-American honors as quarterback and captain of the Battling Bishop football team. He received his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he earned his medical degree and received additional training in manipulative medicine.  It was during his internal medicine residency at Indiana University where his passion for sports medicine was first sparked with opportunities with the Indianapolis Colts. From Indiana University, he completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. During this time, Dr. Jonesco worked with the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, the Cleveland Cavaliers as well as the Bedford High School and John Carroll University athletic programs.  He continues to be an associate physician of the Cleveland Indians as lead physician of the Columbus Clippers (AAA affiliate) and travels yearly with the team to spring training in Arizona. 

Dr Jonesco is trained in a wide range of traditional treatment modalities, as well as joint and soft tissue injections, concussion management and osteopathic manipulation.  He is certified in ultrasound and has experience in biologic injections, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP). 

Dr Jonesco is a member of the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.