Paul R. Jeffords, MD, Atlanta, GA, 30342

Dr. Paul Jeffords is a board certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Jeffords specializes in degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine as well as adult spinal deformities. He is fellowship trained in surgical techniques including minimally invasive surgery and artificial disc replacement.

Dr. Jeffords is affiliated with Saint Joseph's hospital of Atlanta which has been ranked among the top ten percent in the nation for overall orthopedic care according to a comprehensive study released by HealthGrades, the nation's leading healthcare ratings company. In 2006, U.S. News & World Report named Saint Joseph's one of the top 50 Orthopaedic hospitals in the nation for the second consecutive year.

Dr. Jeffords is a member of Resurgens Spine Center.

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At Resurgens Spine Center we are an integrated team of specialists who work together to provide patients with an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive care for their condition, focusing on patient education and non-surgical rehabilitation.

Type of Spine Professional

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Corpectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Foraminotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Decompression
  • Reconstructive Spinal Surgery
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Worker's Compensation
  • X-STOP


  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Distinctions

  • Former Co-Medical Director, Resurgens Spine Center
  • Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society's Thomas E. Whitesides, MD Award Emory University Department of Orthopaedics
  • Robert E. Kelly Society Award for Clinical Research Tulane University Dean's Honor Scholarship
  • Fellowship Training - Texas Back Institute

Professional Affiliations

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