About Dr. Wilson
Joseph Wilson, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic shoulder surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He provides patient-centered, collaborative care to patients throughout Raleigh, Apex, and Durham, North Carolina, at Shoulder Expert of Raleigh.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Dr. Wilson went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. As a Flight Surgeon in the US Navy and as a key member of an F-18 Fighter Attack Squadron, Dr. Wilson spent time serving aboard the aircraft carrier the USS Constellation.
Upon completion of his orthopedic training at Duke Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, 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, where he was also an assistant team physician for DePaul University and its Division I Men’s and Women’s basketball teams. While in Chicago, Dr. Wilson also served as an assistant team physician for both the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.
In 2009, Dr. Wilson was selected for the Alps Surgery Institute International Shoulder Fellowship in Annecy, France. He is proud to have had the privilege to train alongside the leading shoulder specialists of the world. Among the 44 Fellows in the history of the institute, Dr. Wilson is one of a select few Americans to have been chosen.
At Shoulder Expert of Raleigh, Dr. Wilson provides a concierge model of care. He makes himself available to his patients, giving out his personal cell phone number to ensure that those in his care feel supported and have access to prompt medical attention. As a shoulder specialist, Dr. Wilson is skilled in diagnosing and treating a wide range of conditions affecting the shoulder, including shoulder pain, rotator cuff tears, and shoulder dislocation. He also has expertise in various surgical techniques like the Latarjet procedure and arthroscopic shoulder surgery.
To schedule a time to meet with Dr. Wilson and learn more about how he can help to improve your quality of life, call the office nearest you or request an appointment using the online tool.
"Dr Wilson performed rotator cuff surgery on me. He communicated great with me and explained exactly what he did. Would definitely go to him again."
"Dr Wilson is very knowledgeable and personable. He explained my issue in terms I would understand and listened to everything I had to say."
"I highly recommend Dr. Wilson to do anyone's shoulder surgery because I trusted him with mine and the results have been perfect."
"He has fixed my shoulder after two other doctors had tried and failed. He will treat you like a brother. His staff is excellent!"
"Very efficient, knowledgeable and patient. Answer all my questions in a compassionate and understandable manner. Highly recommend!"
"I was very happy with the care, professionalism, insight, and support crown by the doctor and his staff. Highly recommended."
"Dr Wilson is a 5 Star Shoulder Surgeon!! I am grateful to Dr. Wilson for providing such excellent care."
"Doctor Wilson qas really great he is very nice and explains stuff very well. I i highly recommend him great guy and a great surgeon"
"I thank him for being there for me when needed. I am so happy I chose Dr Wilson to do my surgery I couldn’t be happier with my results."