Joseph A. Novotny, MD

novotnySpecialties: Shoulders, Elbows, Hands, Hips, Knees

Dr. Novotny joined McLean County Orthopedics in 1998. He treats all general orthopedic conditions but focuses on shoulders, elbows, hands, hips, and knees. Dr. Novotny grew up in Bloomington and is a graduate of Bloomington High School where he was a competitive swimmer.

Dr. Novotny works with John Nelson, Physicians Assistant, who also sees patients in the office and assists with surgery.



  • Residency
    University of Illinois

Medical School

  • University of Illinois
  • University of Illinois


  • Chief Of Orthopedic Surgery, Bromenn Healthcare 2000 – Present
  • Performs Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Dr. Novotny successfully swam to Alcatraz as part of a marathon event in 2006
  • Five Times Completed The Chicago Marathon

Memberships & Association

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • McLean County Medical Society
  • Illinois Association Of Orthopedic Surgeons