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Jeffrey E Deckey M.D.

(714) 634-4567
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Area of Expertise
  • Spine
Medical Practice:
  • Orthopedic Specialty Institute Medical Group of OC
280 South Main Street, Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
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16300 Sand Canyon Avenue, Suite 511
Irvine, CA 92618
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Education & Training

Medical Education - Columbia University School of Medicine, New York (Medical Doctor)
Internship - Columbia University of New York (General Surgery)
Residency - Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - University of CA San Francisco (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Accepted Health Plans

Please verify with your health plan and/or physician’s office.
  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Health Net PPO
  • Interplan PPO
  • Medicare
  • Monarch Healthcare IPA
  • United Healthcare PPO
For HMO plan participation please call physician's office.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Physician Bio

Dr. Deckey is a board certified orthopaedic spine surgeon. His practice focuses on complex disorders of the spine in adult and pediatric patients. He performs over 400 spinal operations per year. His interests include minimally invasive surgery, scoliosis, tumors, fractures, infections, and degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He is managing partner of Orthopaedic Specialty Institute of Orange County.

Dr. Deckey is director of complex spine surgery at St. Joseph Hospital. He also has privileges Childrens Hospital of Orange County, Hoag Hospital, and the Hoag Orthopedic Institute.

He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry with honors from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected to the Sigma XI national science honor society. Following Brown University, Dr. Deckey completed his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. He also was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society.

Dr. Deckey remained at Columbia University where he completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic surgical residency which he completed in 1997.

“During his residency, Dr. Deckey was named Chief Resident and received the Orren D. Baab award for outstanding achievement and leadership.” Following Columbia, he completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. This additional training in complex spinal deformity surgery was under the direction of Dr. David Bradford.

Dr. Deckey remains extremely active in surgeon training, education, research, and innovation. He is currently co-director for the spine fellowship program at HOI. Dr. Deckey has published numerous articles, chapters, and has presented at various conferences throughout the nation.

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Spinal Fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Bulging Disc
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Cervical Fracture
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Stenosis
  • Coccydynia / Tailbone Pain
  • Compression Fracture from Osteoporosis
  • Degenerative Back and Neck Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc, Facet and Nerve Root Pain
  • Facet Joint Arthritis
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)
  • Failed Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy / Spinal Cord Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Spine Surgery