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Joyce K. McIntyre, M.D.

Joyce K. McIntyre, M.D.

Joyce K. McIntyre, M.D., is a consulting plastic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield and is affiliated with the UMass Children’s Medical Center, UMass Memorial Healthcare and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where she is assistant professor of surgery, pediatrics and neurosurgery. Dr. McIntyre received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and earned her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. McIntyre completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery fellowship at both Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego and the University of California San Diego.

Areas of special interest to Dr. McIntyre include complex craniofacial disorders, including craniosynostosis and endoscopic approaches to the skull, cleft lip and palate, functional problems with the jaw and airway, including neonatal mandibular distraction, orthognathic surgery, vascular malformations and general pediatric plastic surgery.

Dr. McIntyre is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She is also a member of the International Craniofacial Society, American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, New England Society of Plastic Surgeons, Massachusetts Society of Plastic Surgeons, California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Massachusetts Medical Society, American Medical Association, and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AOA).


  • Medical Degree, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Residency, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Integrated Plastic Surgery
  • Fellowship, University of California San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery