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Deryk G. Jones, MD

Sports Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Deryk G. Jones, MD
Section Head, Sports Medicine
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Deryk G. Jones, MD

Sports Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Primary Location
1221 S Clearview Pkwy
New Orleans, LA 70121

Biography

Dr. Deryk Jones is head of the Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute (OSMI), a program that recently joined with Dr. James Andrews to form the Ochsner Andrews Sports Medicine Institute. He double majored in biology and philosophy at Emory University and played collegiate soccer there as well. He received his M.D. degree from Stanford University where his interest and focus on articular cartilage research began. Orthopaedic training was at the Harvard Combined Program completing a prestigious Chiefship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1997. He then performed a fellowship in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 1998 and on completion joined the staff at Tulane University Medical School; he currently maintains appointments in Orthopaedic Surgery as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Tulane University and a Full Professor at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Association. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and subspecialty certified in sports medicine through 2030.In 2004, he created OSMI and runs a program with over 160 athletic trainers, numerous operative and non-operative clinicians, physical therapist, and performance trainers. The program has locations throughout New Orleans and the state of Louisiana as well as the Mississippi gulf coast. He directs an operative fellowship training three board certified orthopaedist and one research fellow in sport medicine per year. OSMI also has residency programs in sports medicine assistantship and sports medicine physical therapy as well. He directs research focused on outcomes in shoulder, elbow, knee, hip and foot and ankle pathologic conditions evaluating operative and non-operative options and has published numerous articles on these subjects. He specializes in treatment techniques utilizing biologic reconstructive surgery and has been on the leading edge of innovations in regenerative medicine. His specific focus is on the treatment and regeneration of articular cartilage injuries and offers special options for regeneration or transplantation of donated tissues in numerous joints. He is a past president of the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) Board of Trustees and served on the MTF Board of Directors for 6 years. During a 10-year period as lead orthopaedic surgeon for the New Orleans Saints he was instrumental in aiding the team to its Super Bowl victory during the 2009-10 season. He currently is team physician for numerous high school and collegiate teams and is a team physician for the New Orleans Pelicans NBA team. Specific examples of the operative procedures offered by Dr. Jones can be seen at www.derykjonesmd.com.

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Education and Training

Medical School

Stanford University School of Medicine
Field of Study: Medical School

Stanford University
Field of Study: Medical School

Internship

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Field of Study: Surgery

Brigham and Women`s Hospital
Field of Study: General Surgery

Brigham & Women's Hosital
Field of Study: Clinical Fellow in Surgery

Residency

Harvard School of Public Health
Field of Study: Orthopedic Surgery

Harvard University Combined
Field of Study: Orthopaedic

Massachusetts General Hospital
Field of Study: Orthopedic Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital
Field of Study: Orthopaedic

Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Field of Study: Sports Medicine

University of Pittsburgh
Field of Study: Sports Medicine

University Health Center of Pittsburgh
Field of Study: Sports Medicine (Orthopedic Surgery)

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery

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