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Joseph A. Felo, DO, Pathologist (Pediatric)

Joseph A. Felo, DO

Pathologist | Forensic Pathology

11001 Cedar Ave Cleveland OH, 44106


Dr. Joseph Felo is a Forensic Pathologist practicing in Cleveland, OH.  Dr. Felo is a doctor who reviews medical records, police reports, and performs autopsies in order to determine a patient's cause and manner of death. As a Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Felo specializes in determining how and why a patient died either suddenly and unexpectedly or by violent means.  He can review medical records and autopsy reports and offer expert opinions about the mechanisms of death, including how the patient died, and he can comment about any pain and suffering the patient experienced leading up to death.  Dr. Felo is often retained as an expert witness by attorneys to review medical records and police reports and to write medical reports used for the plaintiff and defense in criminal and civil litigation.  Although Dr. Felo is qualified to review and testify in all types of medical-legal deaths, he has special interests in pediatric deaths, motor vehicle injuries and deaths, drug and toxicology deaths, and natural deaths. 

Education and Training

University of Health Sciences D.O. 1992

Board Certification

American Board of Pathology

Forensic Pathology (Pathology)

Anatomic Pathology (Pathology)

Clinical Pathology (Pathology)

Provider Details

Male English
Joseph A. Felo, DO
Joseph A. Felo, DO's Expert Contributions

Areas of expertise and specialization

Sudden and unexpected deaths, Traumatic injuries and deathsSudden and unexpected deaths, Traumatic injuries and deaths


  • Cleveland Clinic


  • Wilson Memorial Hospital


  • Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner\'s Office

Professional Society Memberships

  • National Association of Medical Examiners, American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Articles and Publications

  • Dr. Felo lectures at the local teaching hospital and at Kent State University which is the local podiatry school. He coordinates continuing education lectures. He provides lectures to first responders.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Growing up, Dr. Felo knew he wanted to work in medicine. He enjoys solving puzzles and looking at the body as a whole which is why he chose forensic pathology.Dr. Felo attributes his success to his wife who appreciates what he does, his upbringing, and his supportive parents.

Joseph A. Felo, DO's Practice location

Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner\'s Office

11001 Cedar Ave -
Cleveland, OH 44106
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