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Joseph B. Norris, MD

norrisSpecialties: Shoulders, Elbows, Hips, & Knees (Sports)

Dr. Norris joined McLean County Orthopedics in 2009. He treats all types of orthopedic conditions but focuses on sports-related injuries and arthroscopic surgery. He is certified to perform Cartilage Restoration with autologous chondrocyte implantation.

Dr. Norris grew up in Springfield, Illinois and graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University. While at Wesleyan, he played football for four years and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He completed medical school and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Southern Illinois University. He completed a year-long fellowship in sports medicine in Baltimore MD, where he served as a team physician for the Baltimore Ravens.

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Education

Sports Medicine Fellowship


Union Memorial Hospital


Baltimore Maryland


Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Southern Illinois University


Medical School

Southern Illinois University


Undergraduate

Illinois Wesleyan University

Magna Cum Laude


Noteworthy

Fellowship Trained

Accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship

NFL Baltimore Ravens

2008 Associate Team Physician


Arthroscopy

Specializes in Knee, Shoulder, & Ankle


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)


Four Year Football Letterman

Illinois Wesleyan


Memberships & Associations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery


Arthroscopy Association of North America


Research on ACL Sprains in Teen Athletes


Research on High School Sports Concussion


Research on Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy


Research on Tendon Repairs