Dr. Joseph Wilson, MD

Dr. Joseph Wilson, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Joseph Wilson, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery and orthopedic knee surgery.

120 William Penn Plz

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

(919) 220-5255

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wilson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wilson "Joseph B. Wilson, MD A Rare Blend of Experience Dr. Joseph Wilson received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, and his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. As a Flight Surgeon in the United States Navy, and as a key member of an F-18 Fighter Attack Squadron, he served aboard the aircraft carrier, the USS Constellation. Upon completion of his Orthopaedic training at Duke Medical Center in Durham, NC, Dr. Wilson spent an additional 18 months of subspecialty training in Sports Medicine and Shoulder surgery. He completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. While in Chicago, he served as an assistant team physician for both the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
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35  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • F-18/ F-14 Naval Flight Surgeon Carrier Air Wing Two, Uss Constellation
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Medical Center Orthoapedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Annecy International Advanced Arthroscopic and Shoulder Reconstruction Fellowship, Annecy, France
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Medical Center Sports Medicine and Advanced Shoulder Reconstruction, Chicago, Il
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wilson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wilson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilson to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Wilson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Wilson performed total shoulder replacement needed due to an accident that occurred 25 years ago. Over the years several specialists told me nothing could be done. Dr. Wilson took time to explore the problems and recommend solutions. He restored abilities and quality of life that I’ve lacked...more
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Incredible Doctor, very personable, kind and down to earth. Highly recommend. Wish I could give him more than 5 stars.
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Hands down one of the best shoulder surgeons in Raleigh! If you have shoulder pain this is the guy to see. Personable and skilled and even gave me his cell phone if I had any issues. Thank you Dr. Wilson!
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Dr. Wilson is a wonderful doctor. He exceeded my expectations. He listens and he cares. He takes time to explain everything to you and he explains it in a way that you understand. Dr. Wilson is very friendly and down to earth. It was a wonderful experience and I highly recommend Dr. Wilson.
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Dr Wilson is the doctor that every patient dreams they will get, but rarely do. He embodies caring in everything he does! He treats the whole person, listens intently, fully informs-involves you in decisions, empowers you to take back control of your life, and gets to know who you are and what is...more
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