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Dr. Joel Jenné, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Jenné is a board certified orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in all conditions related to spinal surgery – degenerative, deformity, traumatic, and tumor involving cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal pathologies. After graduation from the US Air Force Academy in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, he earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana in 1999. In 2004, he completed his internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, Florida and subsequent subspecialty orthopaedic spine fellowship in Boston at New England Baptist Hospital. Dr. Jenné served on active duty in the Air Force from 2005 to 2014 in San Antonio, Texas and was actively involved with the Air Force’s only orthopaedic surgery training program. He served as the Associate Program Director, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC) Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program from 2009 to 2013 and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Deployments to Balad, Iraq in 2006 and 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, as well as Bagram, Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012 have afforded him valuable combat orthopaedic surgery skills for both general orthopaedic and spine related injuries. Dr. Jenné is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, member of the North American Spine Society, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons and the San Antonio Orthopaedic Society. He is an active member of the Texas Orthopaedic Association and was co-chairman of the program committee for the 2014 Annual Meeting.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Allegian Health Plans


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

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Hospital affiliations

  • Methodist Hospital
  • South Texas Spine & Surgical Hospital
  • Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Tulane University, Doctor of Medicine
  • United States Air Force Academy (Bachelor's)
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center (Internship)
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • North American Spine Society
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • San Antonio Orthopaedic Group
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association

Awards and publications

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Office locations

South Texas Spinal Clinic PA

18626 Hardy Oak Blvd, Ste 300

San Antonio, TX 78258

South Texas Spinal Clinic PA

5307 Broadway, Suite 120

Alamo Heights, TX 78209

South Texas Spinal Clinic PA

10323 State Highway 151

San Antonio, TX 78251

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Thank you Dr. Jenne. i had a comfortable well attended visit with medial team
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