A native of Pittsburgh, PA he graduated from Penn Hills High School in 1973, attended Bucknell University and played on the baseball team. After graduating in 1977 he entered Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, receiving a M.D. degree in 1981, graduating first in his class. His postgraduate education was at the University of Rochester, finishing his Orthopaedic Residency in 1985, and completed the Hand Fellowship at the University of Rochester in 1986.
After completing the Hand Fellowship he remained on the facutly of the University of Rochester Orthopaedic Department, currently serving a Professor of Orthopaedics. Dr. Jones has been a full-time faculty member involved in teaching, patient care and clinical research his entire career, and has been a mentor to many residents and fellows.
Since 1988 he has been the Quality Assurance Director for the Orthopaedic Department at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He has been a member of the Faculty Senate Committee since 1988. Throughout his career he has authored or co-authored several publications.
Patient Care Bio
Dr. Jones specializes in all aspects of upper extremity disorders. He is widely recognized for his expertise in treating traumatic injuries of the hand, as well as reconstructive procedures of the shoulder and elbow for rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.
Dr. Jones earned his medical degree at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He also completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and a fellowship in Plastic Surgery at URMC. Dr. Jones has published numerous medical articles on topics such as treatment of traumatic injury to the hand and arm, rheumatoid arthritis, and alleviating post-operative pain. He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Jones is a Professor in the URMC Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and a member of our Hand and Wrist and Shoulder and Elbow Services.