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Meet Dr. Clifford Jones

Clifford JonesClifford Jones MD, FACS, FAAOS, FAOA, is a Faculty Surgeon /Physician with Dignity Health Medical Group Specialty Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery – St. Joseph’s and Dignity Health Medical Group and Dignity Health Medical Group Specialty Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery – Chandler Regional.

He specializes in specialty orthopedic cases such as: fractures (including rib, scapula, proximal humerus, pelvis ring, acetabular, lower extremity, and foot & ankle), foot and ankle problems, malunions (fractures that heal with angulation, rotation, or shortening), nonunions (fractures that don’t heal or heal with pain), post traumatic arthritis, amputations, osteomyelitis, and leg length asymmetry (one leg shorter or longer than the other). 

Dr. Jones is a member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Medical Association (AMA), American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), Own the Bone (AOA), American College of Surgery (ACS), ACS National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP), American Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS),  AO/ASIF North America Alumni Association,  AO/ASIF North America Lecturer (AONA), Arizona Orthopaedic Society (AZOS), State Trauma Advisory Board (STAB), Arizona Medical Society (AMS), Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), Orthopaedic Trauma Research Consortium (OTRC), Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC), North American Spine Society (NASS), Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA).

More About Dr. Jones

He received his BA Biology from DePauw University 1987, BS Biochemistry from Indiana University in 1988, MD from Indiana University in 1992. He completed his training in Orthopedic Surgery from the San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Program in 1997 and Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship (OTA) in Orthopedic Trauma (Advanced Clinical Experience) from the prestigious Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington in 1998.  His awards include Distinguished Visiting Professor, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, OTA/DOD 2008; best clinical instructor, orthopedic surgery, Grand Rapids Education and Research Program (GRMEP) in 2015 and orthopedic surgery, University of Arizona – Phoenix 2017.  He has been Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at GRMEP/MSU 2007-20125 and University of Arizona – Phoenix 2016-2019.  He has served as president and committee chair of numerus medical societies and editor of numerous orthopaedic journals and books.

Caring For You

Dr. Jones’ care philosophy is to utilize his years of learning, experience, and teaching to provide the best individual care for a patient based upon their expectations, job/profession, age, needs and wants.