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About Dr. Jeffrey L Garrison
Dr. Jeffrey L Garrison, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Alexandria, LA. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Garrison is affiliated with CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini Hospital, Oakdale Community Hospital and Winn Parish Medical Center. Dr. Garrison has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Jeffrey L Garrison has the following 2 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
- Sports Medicine
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
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I had been hurting for years and no one would help and no one could seem to tell me what was wrong with me. After 5 years of living in pain and encountering numerous drs and staff, I was referred to Dr Garrison by a friend. I was pretty reluctant, but I went...I got a bit discouraged because the wait was so long, but after seeing him and interacting with his staff, it was definitely worth the wait! He has got to be one of the best doctors I have ever encountered with a staff that is just as wonderful as he is. He takes out time to explain what is wrong and how to fix it and is honest to say that if he can't fix it that he will refer you somewhere that can. He helped me...he changed my life....I've been pain free for the past 7 months due to care....I would recommend him to EVERYBODY!!!
This Dr is amazingly humble (no God complex here) bedside manner and attitude beyond reproach. Takes each and every case personally. I felt as though I was the only patient he had (and this man is busy) He always answered any and all questions I had and always took as much time with me as needed. He is an amazingly wonderful person as well as a very skilled surgeon.
My 19 year old daughter has been seeing Dr. Garrison for 5 years. He has performed two knee surgeries and is seeing her now for an injury to her knee which happened as a result of a wreck. He is very caring and attentive. I was worried about her having surgery so young, but he tried everything else possible before resorting to surgery. He isn't one that cuts first without trying something else. I couldn't be more pleased with Dr. Garrison and his staff. They are great!
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2011, 2012, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2016, 2012)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Garrison is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
26 Years Experience
University Of California Davis School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1992
American Sports Medicine Institute
Dr. Jeffrey L Garrison accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsMid State Orthopaedic And Sports Medicine Center, 3444 Masonic Dr, Alexandria, LA
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