Joseph Norris, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon Sports Medicine
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Meet Dr Joseph Norris, Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Joseph Norris Orthopaedic Surgeon Bloomington IL

Dr. Norris is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS). He started his education at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington. He is graduated from Illinois Wesleyan Magna Cum Laude and received his bachelor’s degree in Biology and continued his medical education and residency program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. During his residency he was honored with Resident Teacher of the Year in Surgery and 3 Excellences in Teaching Awards. He then finished his Fellowship in Sports Medicine with Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland where he served as associate team physician for the Baltimore Ravens and Johns Hopkins lacrosse.

Dr. Norris is an Associate Master instructor, associate professor at Illinois State University. He treats all types of orthopedic conditions and focuses on sports-related injuries and arthroscopic surgery. He is certified to perform Cartilage Restoration with autologous chondrocyte implantation.

NFL Baltimore Ravens
2008 Associate Team Physician

Board Certified by AAOS 2011
Fellow of AAOS 2012

Medical Education, Southern Illinois University 1999-2003
Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Southern Illinois University 2003-2008
Sports Medicine Fellowship, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore MD 2008-09

Specializes in Shoulder, Hip, Knee & Ankle Arthroscopy

Cartilage Restoration
Certified for Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

Resident Teacher of the Year

Dept of Surgery, Southern Illinois University 2007

Excellence in Teaching Award
SIU (2003 – 2006)

Memberships & Research
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS)
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
Research on ACL Sprains in Teen Athletes
Research on High School Sports Concussion
Research on Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
Research on Tendon Repairs

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