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Joy L. English
( out of 300 reviews )

Joy L. English, MD, RMSK

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Snowbird Center

Snowbird Clinic
801-646-4800

University Orthopaedic Center

Orthopaedic Injury Clinic
801-587-7109
  • Joy English, MD, is a board-certified Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Lifestyle Medicine physician. She is a member of the Sports Medicine Division within the Department of Orthopaedics, Medical Director of the Orthopaedic Injury Clinic, and Chairperson of the Lifestyle Medicine Consult service at the University of Utah. Dr. English serves as the head team physician for the Real Monarchs, University of Utah Women’s Indoor Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, and Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams and is a medical provider for U.S. Speedskating. She is also a core educator in the School of Medicine and serves as the domain expert for musculoskeletal medicine and as a course director in the preclinical medical school curriculum.

    Dr. English enjoys providing care for patients with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and is passionate about empowering her patients in their health-promotion journey. In her lifestyle medicine clinics, Dr. English provides comprehensive one-on-one counseling on evidence-based lifestyle interventions in the areas of exercise, nutrition, sleep, and stress management that can be used in the prevention, treatment, and even reversal of chronic medical conditions.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine)
    American Board of Family Medicine (Sports Medicine)
    American Board of Lifestyle Medicine

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 300 reviews )

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    Patient Comments

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    August 20, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    I feel great knowing I have a caring Dr

    August 19, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Dr. English is a great communicator! She is thoughtful in her recommendations and professional. I appreciate that she is direct, practical and knowledgeable .

    August 14, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Dr. English is a professional, skilled and caring doctor. I recommend her to all of my family and friends.

    August 13, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    I very much appreciated her professional consultation

    July 30, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Excellent dr.

    July 29, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Dr. English and her team were very knowledgeable and accommodating.

    July 25, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Dr. English is an exceptional physician. She is skilled, knowledgable and caring. I recommend her to all of my friends (including my wife who is now also a patient of Dr. English)

    July 24, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Everyone was very professional

    July 23, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    I really like her and admire her professionalism and kind thoughtful bedside/clinical manner. I feel like Im receiving the best possible care.

  • Joy English, MD, is a board-certified Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Lifestyle Medicine physician. She is a member of the Sports Medicine Division within the Department of Orthopaedics, Medical Director of the Orthopaedic Injury Clinic, and Chairperson of the Lifestyle Medicine Consult service at the University of Utah. Dr. English serves as the head team physician for the Real Monarchs, University of Utah Women’s Indoor Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, and Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams and is a medical provider for U.S. Speedskating. She is also a core educator in the School of Medicine and serves as the domain expert for musculoskeletal medicine and as a course director in the preclinical medical school curriculum.

    Dr. English enjoys providing care for patients with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and is passionate about empowering her patients in their health-promotion journey. In her lifestyle medicine clinics, Dr. English provides comprehensive one-on-one counseling on evidence-based lifestyle interventions in the areas of exercise, nutrition, sleep, and stress management that can be used in the prevention, treatment, and even reversal of chronic medical conditions.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Orthopaedics -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine)
    American Board of Family Medicine (Sports Medicine)
    American Board of Lifestyle Medicine

    Education history

    Fellowship Primary Care Sports Medicine - University of Utah Fellow
    Emergency Medicine Ultrasound; Area of Focus: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - Cook County Hospital/Rush University Medical Center Fellow
    Chief Resident Emergency Medicine - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Chief Resident
    Emergency Medicine - Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - Rush Medical College M.D.
    Major: Biology, Minor: Chemistry - North Park University B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Cushman DM, Petrin Z, Cummings K, Eby SF, English J, Teramoto M (2021). Sonographic Screening of Distance Runners for the Development of Future Achilles and Patellar Tendon Pain. Clin J Sport Med, 32, 493-500. (Read full article)
    2. Cushman DM, Ross B, Teramoto M, English J, Joyner JR, Bosley J (2020). Identification of Knee Effusions With Ultrasound: A Comparison of Three Methods. Clin J Sport Med, 32(1), e19-e22. (Read full article)