Dr. Jones is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports injuries and surgery of the shoulder and knee. His international training allowed him to learn from some of the world's top orthopeadic surgeons in the areas of minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, knee, ankle and elbow, joint replacement, fracture care and management of arthritis.
JASON A. JONES, MD
Dr. Jones is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports injuries and surgery of the shoulder and knee. He completed his sports medicine fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. While in New York, he served as assistant team physician to the New York Jets and New York Islanders. After completing his fellowship, he did additional training in Nice, France with the world-renowned shoulder surgeon, Pascal Boileau. During his training, Dr. Jones received extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, knee, ankle and elbow. His training also consisted of joint replacement of the knee and shoulder including partial knee replacement and reverse total shoulders. Additional areas of expertise include fracture care and management of arthritis.
Dr. Jones is a native of East Tennessee, where he graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. During high school and college, Dr. Jones ran cross-country and wrestled. He then attended medical school at East Tennessee State University. His orthopedic residency was completed at SUNY-Stony Brook in New York. His sports medicine fellowship was completed at Lenox Hill Hospital followed by additional training in complex shoulder surgery at L’Archet 2 Hospital in France.
Dr. Jones maintains membership in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Jones has authored numerous orthopedics publications. While in fellowship he received the research award for most outstanding original research. Dr. Jones is on the medical staff of Baptist Hospital and Centennial Medical Center.
Dr. Jones lives in Nashville with his wife Brittany. In his free time Dr. Jones enjoys an active lifestyle taking part in running, biking, basketball, golf, fishing, and competing in triathlons. He also enjoys travel and has graduated from advanced Spanish language schools in Spain and Argentina. He has participated in numerous medical missions throughout the world including Honduras, Peru and Mexico. He currently works closely with the medical division at CrossRoads missions based in Louisville, KY.
SPORTS MEDICINE TEAM AND EVENT COVERAGE
New York Jets - NFL, team physician, 2012-2013
New York Islanders-NHL, team physician, 2012-2013
Hunter College (New York, NY) - all athletic teams, 2012-2013
Malloy College (Rockville Centre, NY) - Women's soccer, 2012-2013
Stony Brook University Athletics - Division I collegiate athletics. Football, Basketball, Baseball, and all other sponsored sports, 2010-2012
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
AREAS OF SPECIALTY
Sports medicine - all facets of sports medicine
Shoulder - instability, labral tears, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder arthroplasty, reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
Knee - ligament injuries, cartilage injuries, unicondylar knee arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty.
Elbow - ligament injuries, fracture, elbow arthroscopy.
Ankle- Achilles tendon injuries, ankle arthroscopy.
Orthopedic Surgery - fractures of shoulder, elbow, ankle and knee.