Dr. Jeffrey McConnell, MD

Dr. Jeffrey McConnell, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Spine Center of Excellence at OAA Orthopaedic Specialists

Meet Dr. Jeffrey McConnell, MD

A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. McConnell returned to his home state in 2003 to join Spine Center of Excellence at OAA Orthopaedic Specialists. He brings with him an unparalleled level of expertise and training in the discipline of spinal surgery, having completed two spine surgery fellowships and being board certified in both spinal surgery and orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. McConnell had the unique opportunity to complete his second fellowship at the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, England, with a primary focus on surgery for complex spinal deformities.

Dr. McConnell’s patients benefit not only from his experience and skills as a spinal surgeon, but also from his dedication and caring approach. He has strong subspecialty interests in treating pediatric spinal deformity (scoliosis), motion preservation technologies for spine surgery, and minimally invasive spine surgery techniques. Dr. McConnell is also well known in the region for his years of experience with cervical total disc replacement.

Dr. McConnell is active in clinical research and was the lead investigator for the SECURE-C Cervical Disc Replacement and the two-level Prestige-LP cervical disc replacement FDA IDE clinical trials. He has presented his research at scientific meetings throughout the United States and internationally.

Along with Dr. Ujjwal Debnath, a former Nottingham colleague, Dr.McConnell heads "Operation Straight Spine" a charitable mission project that provides treatment for spinal disease and spinal deformity for the poor and underserved in Kolkata, India.

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Allentown, PA

How Dr. Jeffrey McConnell, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spine Injuries
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Epidural Steriod Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Scoliosis Treatment - Non-Surgical
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty
  • XLIF: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Accolades for Dr. Jeffrey McConnell, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Spine Surgery: University of Maryland
  • Fellowship, Spine Surgery: Queens Medical Centre

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Lehigh County Medical Society
  • AOSpine International

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Spine Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

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Office Information for Dr. Jeffrey McConnell, MD

250 Cetronia Road
Allentown, PA 18104
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Primary Location:

250 Cetronia Road
Allentown, PA 18104


Monday: 08:00 - 05:00
Tuesday:: 08:00 - 05:00
Wednesday: 08:00 - 05:00
Thursday: 08:00 - 05:00
Friday: 08:00 - 05:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts Most Insurance Plans

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