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Jeffrey E. Deckey, M.D.

  • Accepting New Patients

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