Franz S. Jones, D.O.

Interventional Spine, Sports & Regenerative Pain Management

Professional Experience:
Sports Medicine Associates of South Florida, Weston, FL (September 2017 – Present) Interventional Spine, Sports & Regenerative Medicine Physician Director of Regenerative Medicine. Board Certified Physician partner at a highly respected orthopedic, sports medicine and pain management practice directly responsible for patient care providing interventional pain management for various musculoskeletal, joint and sports medicine infuries and disorders.

Medical Education & Training:

  • Fellowship: Interventional Spine & Sports at Southwest Spine & Sports. Scottsdale, AZ Interventional Fellowship Training. August 2016 – July 2017.
  • Extensive experience in providing various fluoroscopically and ultrasound guided Interventional Spine and pain management procedures including spinal epidurals (interlaminar and transforminal), radiofrequency ablations, medial branch blocks, discography, nerve root and peripheral nerve blocks, intra-articular joint injections, ultrasound guided soft tissue injections and also regenerative interventions including PRP and cellular therapies. Additional exposure in EMG’s, museuloskeletal training and sports coverage.
  • Residency: Marianio Rehabilitation Hospital. Wheaton, IL Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. July 2013
    June 2016 Chief Resident for the academic vear July 2015 – June 2016
  • Internship: Franciscan St. James Hospital / Midwestern University. Olympia Fields, IL Traditional Rotating Internship. July 2012 – June 2013
  • Current State Licensure: Florida. March 2017 – Present


Formal Education
:

  • Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. July 2008- May 2012
  • Indiana University: School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Bloomington, IN Masters in Kinesiology & Clinical Exercise Physiology. July 2004- May 2006. Summa Cum Laude
  • South Carolina State University: Department of Biological and Physical Sciences. Orangeburg, SC BS Biology. August 2000 – May 2004. Summa Cum Laude


Hospital Affiliations:

  • Memorial Healthcare System – Memorial West & Miramar – Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Westside Regional Hospital – HCA Facility – Plantation, FL
  • Weston Outpatient Surgical Center. Weston, FL
  • Memorial Same Day Surgery Center. Pembroke Pines, FL


Current Additional Professional Roles:

  • Team Physician Haitian National Soccer Team. Miami, FL. July 2021 present. Team physician providing sports medical coverage for soccer players during US based games and tournaments
  • Gulf Coast Biologics Faculty. Fort Myers, FL. April 2021 to present. Lecturer for Spine Cadaverie courses for lumbar and cervical facet, intradiscal and SI joint regenerative and orthobiologic procedures.
  • Associate Professor. Larkin Community Hospital, Miami, FL. Pain Fellowship Program. August 2017 to present. Responsible for teaching Fellows interventional pain management procedures.


Professional Affiliations and Memberships:

  • American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehal:
    tation
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • American Osteopathic College of Physical Medieine and Rehabilitation
  • North American Spine Society
  • International Spine Intervention Society
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and United States Soccer Federation (USSF)
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