Joseph B. Chalal, M.D.
Dr. Joseph B Chalal is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, and arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery. After graduating Lafayette College Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Dr. Chalal received his Medical Doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He graduated in 1982 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Following his general surgical internship and residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, he completed his orthopedic residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center where he was the Annie C. Kane Fellow and Chief Resident. Dr. Chalal did a Sports Medicine fellowship at North Sydney Sports Medicine Center.
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Dr. Chalal has been practicing sports medicine in the Palm Beach area since 1988. He is presently the team physician for Palm Beach Community College, Wellington High School, and St. Andrews School. He is an orthopedic consultant for the International Tennis Academy in Delray, as well as the Miami City Ballet. He has been a past consultant for the Miami Heat when they held their pre-season practices in Palm Beach County.
Dr. Chalal founded Performance Orthopedics of the Palm Beaches in 1/07. He continues to evaluate injuries suffered in athletic endeavors, at work, accident related, and as part of the natural aging process. You can be assured that all non-operative means will be exhausted before surgical options are discussed. Dr. Chalal offers state of the art arthroscopic surgery for most conditions that ultimately require surgical intervention.