Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Internship: University of Kansas
Residency: University of Kansas
Dr. Joseph “Joey” Christmas is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in hiatal hernia repair, inguinal and abdominal hernia surgery, colon resection, gallbladder surgery, and endoscopy. While frequently operating at St. Joseph’s and Candler, Dr. Christmas is the senior surgeon at our Wayne Memorial affiliate where he performs a wide range of procedures.
A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Dr. Christmas was commissioned as an officer in the Corps of Engineers in the United States Army. He earned a master’s degree in structural engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His desire to help others led him to pursuing a career in medicine. Dr. Christmas earned his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia and he completed his surgical residency at the University of Kansas.