Aug 20, 2020 / General News

Jacob C. Jones, M.D., Joins the Sports Medicine Team at Scottish Rite for Children

(DALLAS – August 20, 2020) – Jacob C. Jones, M.D.,has joined the pediatric orthopedic staff of Scottish Rite for Children. As a sports medicine physician, he is providing care to the active child and young athlete populations with a focus on sports injuries, sport-related concussions, injury prevention and point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound. He is primarily seeing patients at the Frisco campus and at The Star. 

“We are extremely pleased to have Dr. Jones join the sports medicine team,” says Assistant Chief of Staff and Director of the Center for Excellence in Sports Medicine Philip L. Wilson, M.D. “Following his pediatric residency he completed two fellowships - pediatric sports medicine and musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound with our colleagues at Harvard/Boston children's hospital. His training brings a unique skill set to our practice – allowing us to expand our expertise and provide the best orthopedic care possible to all young athletes.”

Before completing his fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard, Jones attended medical school at the University of Missouri, where he earned his doctor of medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency at Children's Medical Center/UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and received additional specialty training at Boston Children’s Hospital, with fellowships in sports medicine and sports medicine/musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound. Jones rotated with the Scottish Rite Sports Medicine department during his residency.

“Scottish Rite is known both locally and nationally as a leader in pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine,” says Jones. “I am excited to be back in Texas with an opportunity to help young athletes get back to doing what they love.”

“North Texas is the place to be when it comes to youth sports,” says Scottish Rite President/CEO Robert L. Walker. “Dr. Jones’ expertise will be a great addition to our team in Frisco. We are very proud to have him join our staff.”

Jones is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Sports Medicine and Pediatrics. He is a member of American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Medical Association and Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society.

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