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Susan Joy, MD, is a sports and exercise medicine physician with Cleveland Clinic Sports Health and is the director of Community Sports Health Network. She also serves as the Head Team Physician for Cleveland State University and was a recent member of the Board of Directors of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Joy is also a consultant for the Cleveland Cavaliers and is a member of the Cleveland Clinc Concussion Center and the Asthma Center.
Dr. Joy attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine after earning a BA in Chemistry from Amherst College. She completed her residency training in the Department of Family Medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University and received her specialty training in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Joy is board-certified in family medicine and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in sports medicine.
Her special interests include sports health for young women and young athletes, comprehensive evaluation and management of stress fractures, medical issues in the athletic population, running injuries, injury prevention, musculoskeletal ultrasound, image-guided injections and medical treatment of osteoarthritis in the athlete's knee.
Sports medicine, women's sports health, comprehensive stress fracture management, medical problems in athletes, pediatric/adolescent athletic injuries, knee osteoarthritis
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