Joel B. Gonzales, M.D.


Joel Gonzales, M.D., a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, joined Orthopedic Associates in 2001. His special interests include the treatment of sports related injuries of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Gonzales received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. He attended medical school at George Washington University.

His internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery were completed at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gonzales completed his fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Orthopedic Research of Virginia. Dr. Gonzales is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Gonzales was also the head team physician for the Colorado Crush, and a consulting physician for the Denver Nuggets. Dr. Gonzales has a certification of added qualification in sports medicine. Dr. Gonzales enjoys spending time with his 4 children, skiing and fishing.

Special Interests:
General Orthopedics, Arthroscopic Surgery, and Sports Medicine
Colorado, Virginia
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2001
University of Virginia-Charlottesville, VA A.B. 1988
Orthopedic Surgery Internship, University of Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, PA 1994
University of Pennsylvania Hospital Philadelphia, PA 1998
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Research of Virginia-Richmond, VA 1999
Professional Medical Affiliations:
Arthroscopy Association of North America, Active Member American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, Active Member
Assistant Team Physician:
Pittsburgh Steelers Football–1998 preseason
Consulting Team Physician:
Consulting Physician for the Colorado Avalanche 1998-2017
Team Orthopedic Surgeon:
Colorado Crush–2003-2006
Head Team Physician:
Colorado Crush–2007-2008