Juha Paloneva

Juha Paloneva

My clinical and scientific profile and personal information

I am senior consultant in orthopaedics and traumatology. My clinical expertise is shoulder surgery.

I perform and publish scientific studies in the field of orthopaedics, especially regarding surgery and rehabilitation of shoulder disorders, arthroplasty, osteoarthritis, orthopaedic traumatology, and medical education.

1. Personal details

  • Paloneva, Juha
  • Year of Birth: 1976
  • Native language: Finnish
  • Foreign language skills: English (excellent written and oral skills), Swedish (good skills), German (satisfactory skills)
  • Research identifier https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3340-9390
  • Website: ksshp.fi/musculoskeletalresearch

2. Education and degrees completed

  • Specialist in orthopaedics and traumatology, University of Tampere, Finland. 2011
  • Doctor of medical science, University of Helsinki, Finland. 2003
  • Licentiate of Medicine, University of Helsinki. 2003
  • Adjunct professor, Orthopaedics and traumatology, University of Eastern Finland. 2015
  • Management training for specialist doctors, 30 credits, The Finnish Medical Association.  2012.

3. Current position

  • Professor of general surgery (fixed-term), University of Eastern Finland, from 2017.
  • Department head, specialist in orthopaedics and traumatology, Central Finland Health Care District, Jyväskylä, Finland. From 2013

4. Previous work experience

Clinical experience

  • Specialist in orthopaedics and traumatology, Central Finland Health Care District, Jyväskylä, Finland. From 2011
  • Resident surgeon, orthopaedics and traumatology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland. 2009 – 2011

Research training

  • Graduate student, UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA (principal investigator Professor Leena Peltonen-Palotie). 1999 –2000
  • Graduate student, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki (PI Professor Leena Peltonen-Palotie) 1998-2004 

5. Personal research funding and grants

  • Academy of Finland (Project: Operative Versus Conservative Management of Subacromial Impingement and Rotator Cuff Tear. A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial), 1998-2011, 217360€. Primary responsibility for preparation of the application for Professor Ilkka Kiviranta
  • Academy of Finland (Project: Operative Versus Conservative Management of Subacromial Impingement and Rotator Cuff Tear. A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial), 2013-2017, 176000€. Primary responsibility for preparation of the application for Professor Ilkka Kiviranta
  • Academy of Finland (Project: NITEP Group, Treatment of distal radius fracture in patients 65 years of age and older – a set of prospective, randomized controlled trials, 2017-2021, €136 969
  • Competitive Research Funding, Regional State Administrative Agency of Western Finland, Etera, Duodecim, Academy of Finland €300 000 in total between 2008-19

6. Other key scientific or academic merits

  • Total number of publications 81, h-index 12, sum of times cited 1 236, citing articles 767, average citations per item 30.15 (Web of Science, Feb 15th, 2019).
  • Board member (Finnish Orthopaedic Association), 2016-2020
  • Secretary, Board member (Finnish Association for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery), from 2014
  • Steering Committee member (Centre of Excellence in Medical Education, Central Finland Health Care District), from 2016
  • Steering Committee member (Biobank Central Finland), from 2018
  • Scientific Committee member (FinnGen), from 2019
  • Board member (LIKES Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health), 2017-18
  • Full member (SECEC, European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow), Jul 19, 2016à
  • Member (Finnish Society of Surgery), 2006-2015, 2017-
  • Member (Association of Medical Education in Finland), 2017-
  • Current Care Guideline Working Group (writer), the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim: Tendon disorders of the shoulder (2014, 2019)