Edward Joy, MD

Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery
I am a new patient
I am a existing patient
Appointment Line: 815-928-8050

Practice Locations

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Ascension Saint Mary – Kankakee
  • Great Lakes Surgical Suites
  • OAK Surgery Center
  • Palos Community Hospital
  • Pinnacle Hospital

Areas of Expertise

  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery - Anatomic and Reverse
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder & Elbow Fractures
  • Total Elbow Replacement for Fractures
  • SLAP and Instability Repair
  • Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • General Fracture
  • Sports Medicine Care


Dr. Edward Joy is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery and reconstruction, including rotator cuff repair, shoulder replacement, sports injury treatment, and fracture care.

Dr. Joy received fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic. Previously, he completed an internship and residency at Southern Illinois School of Medicine, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Joy earned his medical degree at Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago School of Medicine, and received his undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University. Dr Joy recently passed the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery recertification examination in shoulder and elbow surgery. This recertification is valid through 2030. Dr. Joy has been elected as a candidate member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society. 

Dr. Joy has treated athletes at both high school and college levels. He has served as a team physician for several high schools throughout the southwest suburbs. Currently, he serves as the physician advisor for the Vikings Youth Hockey Club, and he has four children who are active in sports, including hockey, lacrosse and golf. Dr. Joy competes in sporting clays and is a member of the National Sporting Clays Association.

I treat patients as an individual, understanding their needs or concerns to develop customized treatment plans to help improve their quality of life.

Edward Joy, MD



Northern Illinois University

Medical School

Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago School of Medicine


Cleveland Clinic- Shoulder & Elbow Surgery


Southern Illinois University School of Medicine- Chief Resident

View Dr. Joy's Media

Patient Stories

Do you want to share your patient story for Dr. JoyWe would love to hear from you!

Move Better. Live Better. Request an Appointment
Please wait...