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Dr. Kenneth Jurist, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist

Professional statement

Dr. Kenneth Jurist is an accomplished and dependable orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist based in Nacogdoches, TX. Dr. Jurist received his medical degree from the University of Maryland. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Jurist continued his training by completing his fellowship in sports medicine at Saint Francis Hospital. Dr. Jurist is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is affiliated with the Nacogdoches Medical Center in Nacogdoches, TX. He is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Jurist believes in listening to each patient and creating a partnership to maintain and improve lifelong health.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Nacogdoches Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Maryland, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Maryland, College Park (Bachelor’s)
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center, Internship in General Surgery
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Saint Francis Hospital, Peoria, Fellowship in Sports Medicine

Professional memberships

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Winner, Herodicus Award for Best Resident Paper
  • Recipient, Inaugural OU-Beaumont Multi-disciplinary Research Grant Winner, Best Paper Award, OU-Beaumont Research Forum, 2009
  • Winner of the Michigan Orthopaedic Society Best Resident Paper, 2007
  • National Institute of Mental Health, Section of Neuropharmacology Research Assistant 07/1975 – 06/1976

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1538150776

Office locations

Performance Orthopedics

2720 N University Drive

Nacogdoches, TX 75965

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Very good direct instructions about caring for my shoulder.
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Very professional.
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Amazing staff & Dr Jurist is the Best!
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Friendly staff and very short wait.
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Awesome, quick.
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Great.
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