Dr. Michael Joyner, a Los Angeles native, graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC as a United States Army Health Scholarship Recipient. He completed his general surgery internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center where he served active duty as a captain in the United States Army.
After surgical internship, Dr. Joyner served as a US Army General Medical Officer at the Presidio of Monterey Army Health Clinic. He was the Primary Brigade Surgeon for the US Air Force 311th Training Squadron at the Defense Language Institute from 1996 to 2000.
Dr. Joyner, a Loyola High School Alumnus, received his undergraduate training at UC Berkeley and Howard University. Dr. Joyner received his postgraduate training in General Surgery at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. While serving as Chief General Surgery resident at Grady Memorial Hospital Dr. Joyner became very experienced in Trauma Surgery along with receiving The Avon Breast Cancer Center Award for service and care in surgical oncology and reconstructive surgery. He served as a Christin M. Kleinert Hand Fellow in 2005 and a visiting microsurgical scholar to Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan in 2006.
Prior to The Joyner Hand, PA, Dr. Joyner was a staff Hand and Microsurgeon for Kleinert, Kutz and Associates in Lexington, Kentucky. He was also a clinical instructor for the University of Louisville.
To complete the commands of the mind
And the emotions of the heart
To reach for the surgical drapes
To clinch the towel clips shut
To palpate the undesirable mass
To draw the incision site and
To silently speak to the surgical team
To create and
To bandage and
Feel the hands of the family
Express comfort to the friends
And write the love ones
For it is our Hands that act as the
Answer to a
From the mind and
The emotions of the heart