Paul R. Jeffords, M.D.

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Resurgens Orthopaedics, 5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE #900 | Servicing all Metro Atlanta, GA 30342

Dr. Paul Jeffords is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon and specialist in minimally-invasive spine surgery, including endoscopic and laser spine surgery. As part of Resurgens Orthopaedics—the largest orthopaedic practice in Georgia, and former co-medical director of Resurgens Spine Center, Dr. Jeffords combines his compassion for his patients with his skills in the latest spine care technology to improve the lives of thousands of patients suffering from back pain, neck pain, herniated discs, stenosis and sciatica.

Dr. Jeffords goal is to provide the right treatment at the right time for each patient, allowing them to get back to their lives as quickly as possible, whether they are an Olympic athlete or stay-at-home mom. At Resurgens Spine Center we are an integrated team of specialists who work together to provide patients with an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive care for their condition. Dr. Paul Jeffords is an expert in adult spinal disorders who is at the cutting edge of technologies that improves the lives of thousands of patients suffering from back pain, neck pain, herniated discs, stenosis and sciatica.

Dr. Jeffords, a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon, has been in practice in Atlanta with Resurgens Orthopaedics—Georgia’s largest orthopaedic practice – since 2005. He is is former co-medical director of Resurgens Spine Center. Dr. Jeffords surgical expertise is in minimally invasive spine surgery, reconstructive spinal deformity surgery, cervical spine surgery, and artifical disc replacement. He has instructed many other surgeons on disc replacement surgery and minimally invasive techniques and is currently involved in several clinical trials.

Dr. Jeffords has authored multiple research publications and book chapters and presented talks at numerous spine meetings. Dr. Jeffords has a degree in biomedical engineering and is involved in the research and development of spinal implants and devices. He serves as an advisory consultant to several medical device and biotechnology companies. Dr. Jeffords is section chief of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta which has been ranked among the top ten percent in the nation for overall orthopedic care according to a comprehensive study released by HealthGrades.

Dr. Jeffords is certified by the Americal Board of Othopaedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the North American Spine Society, the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, the AO Spine Society, the Spine Arthroplasty Society, the Georgia Orthopaedic Society, and the Atlanta Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Jeffords earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Tulane University where he received the prestigious Dean’s Honor Scholarship and played varstiy football for two years. In 2006, U.S. News & World Report named Saint Joseph’s one of the top 50 Orthopaedic hospitals in the nation for the second consecutive year.

He attended medical school at Tulane University and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Emory University in Atlanta. While at Emory, Dr. Jeffords was awarded the Georgia Orthopaedic Society’s Thomas E. Whitesides, MD Award. He was also awarded the Emory University Dept. of Orthopaedics Robert E. Kelly Society Award for Clinical Research. Dr. Jeffords then received additional fellowship training in adult spine surgery at the Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas.