- Residency: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN
- Medical School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Internship: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN
- American Board of Pediatrics: Pediatrics (1970)
Dr. Joseph Jolly was born and raised in Birmingham. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham for his B.S. degree, and received his M.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga. He has practiced pediatrics continuously in the Birmingham area since completing residency in 1997. Dr. Jolly is Board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His wife, Rose is originally from Tennessee and he has one daughter, Robyn. Dr. Jolly holds a third degree black-belt in Tae Kwon Do, and enjoys fiction writing and reading.