Dr. Joseph Saveika, MD, MBA, is a multifaceted professional who has successfully combined his medical expertise with leadership and financial acumen. As the Medical Director of Norman Regional's Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, he brings his comprehensive knowledge of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to oversee patient care and program development. He earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his residency and fellowship there as well. Dr. Saveika is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
In addition to his medical career, Dr. Saveika has an interest in financial independence for physicians. He has shared his insights and experiences to guide others towards achieving financial freedom, emphasizing the importance of self-education, living within means, maximizing retirement accounts, and investing wisely. His educational journey includes not just his medical training but also an MBA from OU Price College of Business, which underscores his dedication to integrating medical practice with business leadership.
Dr. Saveika's career journey is quite unique as he began as a pipefitter's apprentice before transitioning through customer service and engineering, eventually finding his calling in medicine. His broad licensure across multiple states and his diverse skill set, including healthcare innovation and algorithmic care management, highlight his ability to lead and innovate within the healthcare sector. His philosophy centers on prevention and exercise as the best medicine, showcasing his holistic approach to healthcare.