Dr. Jason Craft, MD

Dr. Jason Craft, MD

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Dr. Jason Craft, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

MS Sports Medicine

1325 E Fortification St

Jackson, MS 39202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Craft performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Systemic Chondromalacia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Craft's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Craft "Dr. Jason Craft was born and raised in Brandon, Mississippi. After finishing at Brandon High School, Dr. Craft then graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University with a bachelor's degree in Microbiology. Subsequently, he graduated as valedictorian of his medical school class at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2001. Dr. Craft's professional training in orthopedic surgery includes his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center which finished in 2006. During Residency, Dr. Craft completed at 2 month AO International Orthopedic Fellowship in Freiberg, Germany. Residency training was followed with a year of fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. During that fellowship, Dr. Craft assisted in the management of athletes with the NFL Houston Texans, MLB Houston Astros and the University of Houston athletic department. Dr. Craft is still an assistant team physician with the Houston Texans during the annual NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Craft began his career with nearly 5 years of practice at the University of Mississippi Medical Center specializing in arthroscopic treatment of injuries of the hip and knee. He joined Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in 2012. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Craft "Caring with compassion by providing specialized orthopaedic healthcare from diagnosis to recovery"

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

94  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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39  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Mississippi State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Rice - Holland Memorial Award Pharmacology, 2000
  • Donald T. Imrie Award Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001
  • Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Book Award - Anatomy, 1999
  • Rice Holland Memorial Award - Pharmacology, 2000
  • Walter S. Leathers Award - Medical School Valedictorian, 2001
  • Ernest W. Goodpasture Award - Pathology, 2000
  • Raymond A. Alford Memorial Award, 1999
Media & Publications
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Principles and Practice, 2009
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Principles and Practice, 2009
  • Elbow Arthoscopy and Instability, Principles of Hand Surgery and Therapy, 2009
  • Treatment of Osteoporotic Ankle Fractures in the Elderly Surgical Strategies, 2002
  • Keyhole Technique for Tenodesis of the Biceps Tendon, 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Craft's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Craft to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Craft's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Nicest, most compassionate doctor - my whole family adores this man
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Summerfords - We sure do appreciate your adoration. Thank you. We love what we do!

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waited from 2:50 to 4 for 3 pm appt. I approached front desk , after there was only 1 person left in waiting room, she was on her phone and responded, " i put your paper in the box". I pointed out all that came after me had been seen. At 4 pm a nurse came and got me, no apologies given, nor did...more
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I really enjoyed visiting him because he always had a very good attitude. He really helped me out & he made me want to become a orthopedic doctor.
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