Michael Joyce is committed to each one of his patients. His compassion, dedication, knowledge and ability to explain each phase of injury and recovery are what make him extraordinary.
Dr. Joyce trained at the finest institutions in the country. He attended Medical School at Washington University, ranked in the top 10 medical schools in the country. Subsequently his residency training was completed at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis MO, which is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally by US News and World Report. Dr. Joyce completed a post-doctorate fellowship in the Orthopaedic Research Unit at the Arthritis Institute (NIAMS) of the National Institute of Health. Dr. Joyce spent another year of advanced fellowship training in sports medicine at the prestigious American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, with internationally respected sports medicine expert Dr. James Andrews and Dr. William Clancy, the pioneer of the surgical technique for modern ACL and PCL ligament reconstruction.
Dr. Joyce believes in an evidenced based and multidisciplinary approach to treatment and recovery of each patient. He surrounds himself with a caring and highly trained staff that has been with him for years. Surgery is just part of the picture — he will work hard to develop treatment plans that utilize non-surgical alternatives whenever possible. But, when surgery is necessary, a comprehensive treatment plan that includes pre- and post- operative physical therapy is developed for each patient. Using evidence based medicine we work towards your full recovery.
Dr. Joyce is affiliated with St. Francis Care Hospital, the only hospital in Connecticut listed as a top 100 hospital. He is affiliated with University Connecticut Health Care Center and the Farmington Surgery Center. He is the Orthopaedic Team Physician & Consultant for the University of Connecticut and all UCONN athletics teams. He serves as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University Connecticut Medical School and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.