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Kerwyn Jones, MD

Medical Staff Vice President; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon; Sports Medicine Physician; Department Quality Officer

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Dr. Kerwyn Jones has been in practice since 1999. He joined Akron Children’s as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. After receiving a medical degree from Hahnemann/Medical College of Pennsylvania he completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tenn. Dr. Jones is a sports medicine specialist with expertise in patella instability, orthopedic care for spina bifida patients and pediatric trauma. He has been Cleveland Magazine’s top docs for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery for the last 3 consecutive years. In addition to his numerous publications on pediatric ACL research in peer reviewed journals, he developed the current national standard for appropriate narcotic usage after surgery on children. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and is the previous Chair of Orthopedic Surgery at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Orthopedics
Orthopedics, Mansfield
Medical School:
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Residency:
Orthopedic Surgery: Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship:
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery: Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN
Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery; Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine
Academic Appointments:
Clinical Associate Professor, Northeast Ohio Medical University
Practicing Since:
1992
Special Interests:
Childhood sports injuries, patella instability, orthopedic care for spina bifida patients, pediatric trauma

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