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Dr. Jeff Almand

Hip & Knee | Total Joint Specialist

Dr. Jeff Almand was born in Eustis, Florida and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mississippi in 1987, where he was the recipient of the Taylor Medal for Liberal Arts.  In 1991 he received his Doctor of Medicine from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Almand’s professional training in Orthopaedic surgery includes a completed Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Duke University Medical Center in 1997 and a Fellowship in total joint replacement in Indianapolis with the University of Indiana and Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital.  He became Board Certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999 and recertified in 2009. Dr. Almand has a special interest in computer-assisted, minimally invasive total joint replacement of the hip and knee. He has published numerous articles concerning joint replacement and has interest in research of long-term outcome of hip and knee replacement, pain management, blood conservation, and minimally invasive surgical techniques which include the anterior and mini-posterior hip replacement as well as partial knee replacement. Dr. Almand also provides consultation in which he travels throughout the nation to teach other orthopedic surgeons how to perform partial knee replacements.  Also, many orthopedic surgeons throughout the nation visit him in Jackson in order to learn how to perform partial knee replacements while operating with him.

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Tulane University Medical School
  • Taylor Medalist for College of Liberal Arts, University of Mississippi
  • Chancellor’s Honor Roll (1983-1987)
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Mortar Board, President
  • Alpha Lambda Delta, Outstanding Freshman Honorary, President
  • Beta Beta Beta Biological Honorary, President
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Greek Century, Vice President
  • Lambda Sigma, Outstanding Sophomore Honorary, Regional Conference Chairman
  • Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honorary
  • Sigma Tau Delta Freshman Honorary
  • Chancellor’s Scholarship Award (1984, 1985, 1986)
  • Phi Delta Theta National Education Foundation Scholarship (1986)
  • Intrafraternity Council Campus wide Model Active (1986)
  • Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities (1987)
  • Golden Scalpel Award (1991)
  • Louisiana Orthopedic Society Award (1991)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Orleans Parish Medical Society