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Joy Jessup
Cone Health Medical Group

Joy Jessup, DNP, FNP-C

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Family Medicine
Patient Rating
4.8/5 (Based on 164 Reviews)
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Joy Jessup, DNP, FNP-C, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with a doctorate of nursing practice. She specializes in family medicine.

With 20 years of health care experience, she takes time to understand each patient’s story, discover barriers to care and develop trusting relationships with open communication. She collaborates with patients to develop personalized treatment plans that help them live their best lives.

A voracious reader, she also enjoys music of all kinds. In her spare time, she loves to work on do-it-yourself projects.

“My passion revolves developing a partnership with patients to help them set and reach their health care goals so they can live their happiest, healthiest lives.” – Joy Jessup, DNP, FNP-C



Graduate School

East Carolina University, Doctorate of Nursing Practice


Winston-Salem State University, BS, Nursing

Board Certifications

  • Family Nurse Practitioner


  • Cone Health Primary Care & Sports Medicine at MedCenter Kernersville
    1635 NC Highway 66 South, Suite 210
    Kernersville, NC 27284
  • MedCenter Kernersville
    1635 NC 66 South
    Kernersville, NC 27284

Provider Review Comments

September 26, 2021
Joy Jessup is one of a kind. Listens and answers to everything I say. If she doesn't know the answer, she finds someone that does. I appreciate this lady so much.
September 16, 2021
I felt she was VERY thorough in providing information as well as asking questions and getting background
September 09, 2021
Joy took a lot of time listening to my symptoms and examining me. She was so warm and compassionate and discussed options for handling my vertigo. She also followed up later with me to check on by MYCHART Messaging.
August 22, 2021
Doctor Jessup was a very friendly, considerate, and carrying individual. I was exceptionally happy to see how comfortable she made me feel!
August 22, 2021
Joy was very thorough in talking about treatment options and I did not feel rushed. I felt like she listed and was focused on my needs for the entire visit. She was very easy to talk to.
August 12, 2021
Joy is an amazing primary care physician
August 12, 2021
Joy is always a pleasure.
August 05, 2021
July 21, 2021
I had never been seen by Joy, she was great. Listened to my concerns and addressed them. Very friendly yet very professional
July 01, 2021
Joy discussed everything with me. Explained what she was thinking and was very thorough.
June 17, 2021
Dr. Joy was great
June 14, 2021
had an excelllent experience with this provider
June 08, 2021
Joy listens, how rare it is to find someone in the health field that just listens to the patient.
May 28, 2021
*Joy was a literal blessing to me during a time when I felt the absolute worst. I plan on making her my primary care provider. She helped save my life.
May 10, 2021
Joy Jessop was very professional, pleasant. My visit included a fair number of laughs.
May 06, 2021
very nice
May 02, 2021
I've been going to providers at this location for many years.
May 02, 2021
I was very pleased with their concern for me. They had reviewed my past medical information and was aware of what I had been through for the past month.
May 01, 2021
overall okay
April 21, 2021
Very good listener, didn't seemed rushed & seemed like she genuinely cared about my concerns.
April 13, 2021
Joy Jessup was amazing and I am so happy to have found her
April 07, 2021
my visit with Joy was one of the most thorough exams I've ever had. she listened, explained snd took all the time needed to make sure I understood .
April 03, 2021
Joy Jessup is who I want to see every time I come to Cone health. Joy is such a fresh of breathe air. Please keep her.
March 25, 2021
keep joy she was wonderful
March 09, 2021
Same comments as before. (I forget the name of the nurse who triaged me, but Joy[ce?] Jessup was wonderful.)
March 03, 2021
Easy to talk to and answered all my questions
February 05, 2021
Mrs Jessup is one of a kind.considerate, GREAT listener!!Even though it was a tough visit to discuss some of what was going on with me, she made me laugh, feel comfortable!! a bedside manner most should learn from! you have a gem!
January 29, 2021
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