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Joseph R. Lynch, MD


Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Facilities & Clinics

  1. The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho

    • Address
      8854 W Emerald St Suite 102 Boise, ID 83704
    • Phone
      (208) 323-4747
      (208) 323-4848

Conditions & Treatments

  • Surgery

About Joseph R. Lynch


Joseph Lynch, MD specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery. He also maintains a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. 

Dr. Lynch earned his bachelor's degree at Harvard University and completed medical school at Oregon Health Sciences University, where he graduated first in his class.  He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery and a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the University of Washington.  

Dr. Lynch served as a former associate professor of surgery and director of the Division of Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery for the United States Navy.

Learn more about The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho.

  • Medical School

    Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine
  • Residency

    University of Washington - Dept of Orthopedics
  • Fellowship

    University of Washington - Dept of Orthopaedics
  • Board Certifications

    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Sports Medicine
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken