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Jeff Summers, MD

Summers bio

Jeff Summers, MD

Division: Spinal Intervention

About

Dr. Jeff Summers graduated from Ole Miss and attended medical school at University of Mississippi Medical College. He did an internship and residency in anesthesiology at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Summers enjoys having personal interactions with his patients and chose to study spine intervention over a less personal field of practice like operative anesthesiology. He completed a fellowship in spine intervention at the University of Texas Health Science Center and a fellowship in advanced spine intervention at the Pain Relief Institute and Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Walton, England.

Dr. Summers’ medical career is exclusively concentrated on spine intervention. He has many national and international connections to the specialty and serves on the Board of Directors. He is also a Past President of the Spine Intervention Society.

Dr. Summers’ outside interests include biking, trail hiking, and fishing, particularly when he can get back to where he grew up on the Gulf Coast.


Undergraduate

  • University of Mississippi
    Oxford, MS
    Degree: Bachelor of Arts, 1975 - 1979
    Majors: Zoology
    Summa Cum Laude

Medical School

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Jackson, Mississippi
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine, 1979 – 1983
  • Apr. 1988 – present American Board of Anesthesiology
  • June 1991 – 2014 Diplomat, American Academy of Pain Management
  • Sept. 1993 – present Diplomat, American Board of Anesthesiology
    Added Qualifications in Pain Management
  • Dec. 2003 – present American Board of Anesthesiology Recertification in Pain Management
  • 1987 Top Research Awards for Original Research, 3rd Place, Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks for the Management of Withdrawal Symptoms Related to Nicotine Cessation
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX
  • 1992 Research Grant to study Efficacy of Intrathecal Spinal Morphine Injections
    Pain Relief Institute, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
  • 2004 Robert McGuire, M.D. Compassionate Physician Award, Administrative Law and Workers’
    Compensation Section Mississippi Bar Association
  • 2004 – 2018 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2005 – 2006 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2006 – 2007 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2007 – 2008 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2009 – 2010 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2010 – 2011 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2011 – 2012 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2013 – 2014 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2014 – 2015 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2015 – 2016 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2016 – 2017 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2017 – 2018 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2018 – 2019 America’s Top Physicians Award, Pain Management
    Consumers Research Council of America
  • 2011 70 of the Best Pain Management Physicians in America
    Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review
  • 2012 150 Pain Management Physicians to Know
    Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review
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