Jeffrey A Jones, M.D.

Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Jeffrey A Jones, M.D. Photo

Positions

Professor
Urology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Jamail-Abramson Chair in Urology Research
Urology
Baylor College of Medicine

Chief
MEDVAMC Urology Service

Member
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Addresses

Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Work)
Room: VAMC-700
Mail Stop: BCM380
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
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Michael E. DeBakey VAMC (Clinic)
Urology Clinic
2002 Holcombe Boulevard, VAMC-700
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-4001
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Urology - Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center (Clinic)
7200 Cambridge St. , Suite 10 B
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-4001
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Certifications

  • American Board of Urology

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine - Aerospace Medicine

Education

  • B.A. from Trinity University
    01/1981 - San Antonio, TX United States
  • M.D. from Baylor College Of Medicine
    01/1984 - Houston, TX United States
  • Internship at Indiana University Hospitals
    06/1986 - Indianapolis, Indiana United States

    General Surgery

  • Residency at Indiana University Hospitals
    06/1987 - Indianapolis, Indiana United States

    Resident in General Surgery

  • Residency at Indiana University Hospitals
    06/1991 - Indianapolis, Indiana United States

    Resident in Urology

  • MS from University Of Texas Medical Branch
    01/1998 - Galveston, TX United States
  • Fellowship at Indiana University
    06/1992 - Indianapolis, Indiana United States

    AFUD Scholar/Research Fellow in Urologic Oncology

  • Residency at University of Texas Medical Branch/NASA - Johnson Space Center
    05/1998 - Galveston, Texas United States

Language

  • English

Gender

  • Male

Professional Statement

Dr. Jeffrey Jones is a professor at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) with a joint appointment in the Department of Urology and Center for Space Medicine. He is a board-certified Urologic Surgeon with fellowship training in Urologic Oncology and is board certified in Aerospace Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American College of Preventive Medicine and the Aerospace Medical Association. He is currently the Chief of Urology at the Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center (MEDVAMC) and an active participant in the Southwest Oncology Group. He is Principal or Co-Investigator on multiple clinical cancer trials at BCM and MEDVAMC, including a VALOR Challenge grant from the Prostate Cancer Foundation. He currently sits in the Jamail-Abramson Chair of Urologic Research at BCM. He is also a US Naval Flight Surgeon currently the reserve Aeromedical Specialty Leader and Wing Surgeon with Fleet Logistics at Naval Air Station Fort Worth; but he participated in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom while on active duty. He was a NASA Flight Surgeon for 13 years, and served tenures as crew/deputy surgeon for Shuttle and ISS missions, the lead flight surgeon for both the International Space Station and Exploration Medicine programs, the NASA JSC Radiation and Countermeasures Integrated Product Team lead, the Multilateral Medical Operations Panel Radiation Health and Countermeasures Working Group lead and has been Co-investigator on multiple spaceflight medical science studies. He has participated in many prior human and animal studies of radiation exposure, tumor biology, cancer therapy and space countermeasures development, including a clinical study of astronauts for the use of potassium citrate and alendronate + resistive exercise in preventing spaceflight-induced renal calculi and bone loss. He has authored many peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters on urological surgery, cancer therapy, stone management, space radiation health, radiation bioeffects, and radiation-induced carcinogenesis.

Professional Achievements

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    05/1984

  • Distinguished Leadership Award – Outstanding Contribution in Medical Education and Research
    01/1995 - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Faculty

  • Young Investigator's Award
    01/1998 - Space Medicine Branch of Aerospace Medical Association

  • Individual Special Space Flight Achievement Award, ISS Medical Operations Lead
    01/2001

  • International Space Station Individual Superior Accomplishment Award
    01/2002

  • NSA HQs ISS Expeditionary Medicine Group Award, Accepted as Group Lead
    01/2002

  • Special Spaceflight Achievement Award, Medical Operations HRF Ultrasound Test Team
    01/2002

  • Superior Performance Award, Orion Vehicle Integration and Design Support
    01/2009

  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
    01/2011

  • Air Medal - Combat Tour with F-18 / EA-6 Squadrons in Al Asad, Iraq and Collateral Duty as Electronics Countermeasures Officer and Trauma Triage at CSH
    01/2010

  • Bruce Jackson Naval Reserve Flight Surgeon of the Year
    01/2011

  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Thirty Years of Service
    01/2019

Professional Interests

  • • Urologic Oncology - Carcinogenesis and Cancer Therapeutics

  • • Aerospace Medicine - Fighter Aircraft and Spaceflight Countermeasures