Stephen Jones, MVB, MS, DECVS
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgery - Small Animal
Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon
Dr. Jones is an Irish national, hailing from Co. Monaghan in the east of Ireland. He attended veterinary school at University College Dublin, where he graduated with honors in 2009. Following graduation, he moved to Hollywood in South Florida to complete a rotating and a specialty surgery internship, at the Hollywood Animal Hospital. From there, Dr. Jones moved to Gainesville, Florida where he completed a combined residency in small animal surgery and a Master’s of Science program at the University of Florida. After completion of his residency in 2015, Dr. Jones moved to Columbus, Ohio where he became a member of the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Orthopedics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Jones is a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS).
To date, Dr. Jones has written and published over 20 scientific papers, over 30 scientific abstracts and has also authored several book chapters. Dr. Jones continues to question standard veterinary practices and conventions, and has a number of ongoing and planned clinical research projects that he intends to publish and present at international conferences into the future. As part of his commitment to improve the quality of orthopedic care for his patients, Dr. Jones is an active member of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society and the AO ( German for “Association for the Study of Internal Fixation”). He continues to help his patients through the design and development of new surgical implants & instrumentation, and through the development (and publication) of new and innovative surgical techniques.
Dr. Jones has a passion for teaching and is frequently asked to lecture locally, nationally, and internationally. He has given over 300 continuing education lectures and has taught over 100 laboratories.
Dr. Jones’ special clinical interests include the management of cranial cruciate ligament rupture, arthroscopy, minimally invasive fracture repair, medical and surgical treatment of joint disease, and surgical management of angular limb deformities. Outside of work, Dr. Jones loves spending time with his wife Ashley and their two dogs (Finnegan and Patrick). He also loves to golf, when the weather permits!
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