Paul R. Jeffords, M.D.


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Areas Of Expertise

  • Adult Spine Disorders
  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic and Laser Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement


  • Texas Back Institute; Plano, Texas


  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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  • Emory University; Atlanta, Georgia

Medical Degree

  • Tulane University School of Medicine; New Orleans, Louisiana


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • AO Spine Sociey
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society
  • Atlanta Orthopaedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph's Hospital

Major Accomplishments

  • 2022 Top Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, The Atlantan & Modern Luxury Magazine
  • 2022 Top Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2021 Top Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, Atlanta Magazine
  • 2020 Top Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, Atlanta Magazine
  • 2018 Top Regional Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, Castle Connelly
  • Former Co-Medical Director, Resurgens Spine Center
  • Section Chief, Dept. of Orthopaedics - St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society's Thomas E. Whitesides, MD Award
  • Emory University Dept. of Orthopaedics Robert E. Kelly Society Award for Clinical Research

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Actor Praises Dr. Paul Jeffords for “First-Class” Spine Care

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Brian Durkin

If the name Brian Durkin sounds familiar, it’s probably because you’ve heard it associated with recent big-screen blockbusters like The Internship and Anchor Man 2. Durkin has worked as an actor in the entertainment industry here...
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Olympic Athlete Praises Resurgens for High Level, Elite Care

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Darrick Heath

Team Handball Star Recovers Successfully From Spinal Fusion Surgery at Resurgens Orthopaedics After years of competitive athletics, including 14 years on the U.S. National Handball Team, injuries from an auto accident led Darrick Heath...
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Patient Continues Competitive Canoeing After Multiple Surgeries

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Larry Castillo

Larry Castillo Credits 16 Orthopaedic Surgeries With Allowing Him To Continue to Win Canoe Races At the age of 66, competitive canoe racer Laurens (Larry) Castillo counts a total of 16 surgeries since he started white water canoeing more than...
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Patient to Starts a Family Out of Disc Replacement Surgery

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Laura Alvis

After a Decade of Chronic Pain, Laura Alvis Now Lifts and Carries Her Daughter with Ease Starting a family was not an option for 32-year-old Resurgens Orthopaedics Spine Center patient Laura Alvis. Pain from degenerative disc disease prevented...
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A First Responder Gets Relief from Back Pain

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Cal T.

Cal loves his job as a first responder and the fact that it allows him to serve others, but like a lot of people, he has been hard on his back over the years. Cal played high school football, basketball and baseball, played on the defensive line...
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Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors 2023
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