Patrick Wakefield Joyner, MD

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Doctor Category: OrthopedicsDoctor Tags: Physician Profiles 2024

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    Dr. Patrick Joyner, a Naples native and esteemed alumnus of Poinciana Elementary, Golden Gate Middle, and Naples High School, epitomizes local pride and professional excellence. He embarked on his academic journey at the University of Florida and UNC Pembroke, obtaining his undergraduate degree, followed by a master’s degree from the University of Florida. His pursuit of medical excellence led him to Penn State University, where he earned his medical degree.

    Dr. Joyner honed his skills in orthopedics at Duke University and further specialized through a sports medicine fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. James Andrews. His commitment to service is exemplified by his four years of active duty in the United States Navy at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. During his tenure, he was entrusted with the health of elite athletes and sailors, serving as the head team physician for Navy SEAL Teams Two and Four. Dr. Joyner was also the team physician for the Old Dominion University wrestling team while living in Hampton Roads. His exemplary teaching skills were recognized with the teaching award from the orthopedic residents of Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

    Upon returning to Naples, Dr. Joyner continued to distinguish himself. He was the head volunteer team physician for Team USA at the 2020 Youth Winter Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland. His contributions to orthopedic education were honored in 2022 with the prestigious Stephen J. Snyder Award for Excellence in Education by the National Orthopedic Learning Center and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

    Presently, Dr. Joyner serves as the Director of sports medicine for Collier County Public Schools and is the medical director for X3 Performance and Physical Therapy. His knowledge and skills in sports medicine will be on display at this year’s NFL combine in Indianapolis, representing this organization.

    A true son of Naples, Dr. Joyner’s return to his hometown over six years ago was driven by a deep sense of gratitude and a commitment to give back to the community that raised him. He passionately believes in caring for Naples just as Naples cared for him, a testament to his dedication and hometown loyalty.

    1250 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 202
    Naples, FL 34108
    239-325-1135 | ORTHOCOLLIER.COM

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