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Jeffrey E. Deckey, M.D.

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About Dr. Jeffrey E. Deckey

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.

Insurances Accepted

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 the physician's office.

Education Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (Medical Doctor)
Internship - Columbia University of New York (General Surgery)
Residency - Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - University of CA San Francisco (Spine Surgery)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • Whiplash (Spine & Neck)
  • Spinal Tumors (Spine & Neck)
  • Facet Joint Syndrome (Spine & Neck)
  • Slipped Disc (Spine & Neck)
  • Spinal Stenosis (Spine & Neck)
  • Spondylolysis (Spine & Neck)
  • Kyphosis (Spine & Neck)
  • Spinal Stenosis (Pain Management)
  • Spinal Deformities (Spine & Neck)
  • Disc, Facet and Nerve Root Pain (Pain Management)
  • Cervical Fracture (Spine & Neck)
  • Osteoporosis (Hip)
  • Traumatic Spinal Injury (Spine & Neck)
  • Osteoarthritis (Pain Management)
  • Scoliosis (Spine & Neck)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome (Spine & Neck)
  • Coccydynia / Tailbone Pain (Spine & Neck)
  • Spondylolisthesis (Pain Management)
  • Herniated Disc (Pain Management)
  • Sciatica (Pain Management)
  • Paget's Disease (Spine & Neck)
  • Degenerative Back and Neck Disorders (Spine & Neck)
  • Neck Pain (Pain Management)
  • Spondylolisthesis (Spine & Neck)
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain (Spine & Neck)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (Spine & Neck)
  • Myelopathy / Spinal Cord Injury (Spine & Neck)
  • Sciatica (Spine & Neck)
  • Cervical Stenosis (Spine & Neck)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (Pain Management)
  • Piriformis Syndrome (Pain Management)
  • Osteoporosis (Spine & Neck)
  • Failed Laminectomy Syndrome (Pain Management)
  • Spondylolysis (Pain Management)
  • SI Joint Dysfunction / Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (Pain Management)
  • Cervical Radiculopathy (Pain Management)
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) (Spine & Neck)
  • Ruptured Disc (Spine & Neck)
  • Adolescent Spine Disorder (Spine & Neck)
  • Facet Joint Arthritis (Pain Management)
  • Herniated Disc (Spine & Neck)
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip)
  • Compression Fracture from Osteoporosis (Spine & Neck)
  • Radiculopathy (Pain Management)
  • Sciatica (Hip)
  • Arthritis (Spine & Neck)
  • Osteomyelitis / Bone Infection (Spine & Neck)
  • Pediatric Spine Disorder (Spine & Neck)
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy (Pain Management)
  • Spinal Infections (Spine & Neck)
  • Facet Joint Pain (Pain Management)
  • Neck Sprain (Spine & Neck)
  • Failed Laminectomy Syndrome (Spine & Neck)
  • Muscle Strain (Spine & Neck)
  • Spina Bifida (Spine & Neck)
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) (Pain Management)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Spine / Spine Osteoarthritis (Spine & Neck)
  • Piriformis Syndrome (Spine & Neck)
  • Spine Fractures (Spine & Neck)
  • Bulging Disc (Spine & Neck)
  • Low Back Pain (Pain Management)
  • Acute Spinal Fracture (Spine & Neck)
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain (Hip)
  • Radiculopathy / Pinched Nerve (Spine & Neck)
  • Thoracic Conditions (Spine & Neck)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics (Spine (Pediatric))
  • 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