J. Benjamin Jackson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle
Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery


J. Benjamin Jackson III, MD, completed his undergraduate education at Mars Hill College in Asheville, North Carolina, where he competed in cross country and track and field at the Division II level. He completed medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he served as student body president. Dr. Jackson completed his orthopedic residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he received the resident teaching award, and completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He currently serves as a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Dr. Jackson’s clinical interests include patients with injuries and disorders of the foot and ankle. He has a strong interest in research and has written numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He believes he can improve the outcomes of his patients through quality research and individualized patient care.

Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four boys and officiating collegiate and professional soccer.

“I strive to deliver the same level of care with the same level of expectations, no matter who I see – whether it's for the athlete, the high school student, or the grandmother or grandfather that needs to keep up with their new grandchild.”


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Education and training

Specialty(s)Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle

EducationWake Forest School of Medicine

ResidencyCarolinas Medical Center

FellowshipUniversity of Utah

Research and publications
  • A Prospective Multicenter Evaluation of the Value of the On-Call Orthopedic Resident. View »
    Jackson JB III, Vincent S, Davies J, Phelps K, Cornett C, Grabowski G, Scannell B, Stotts A, Bice M.
    J Grad Med Educ. 2018 Feb;10(1):91-94. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-17-00277.1.
  • A Prospective Analysis of Clinical Detection of Defective Wrapping by Operating Room Staff. View »
    Mobley KS, Jackson JB III.
    Am J Infect Control. 2018 Jul;46(7):837-839. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.11.031. Epub 2018 Feb 1.
  • Trends in the Treatment of Single and Multilevel Cervical Stenosis: A Review of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Database. View »
    Arrojas A, Jackson JB III, Grabowski G.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Sep 20;99(18):e99. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.01082.
  • HIV in Orthopaedic Surgery. View »
    Grabowski G, Pilato A, Clark C, Jackson JB III.
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Aug;25(8):569-576. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00123. Review.
  • Effect of Polyether Ether Ketone on Therapeutic Radiation to the Spine: A Pilot Study. View »
    Jackson JB III, Crimaldi AJ, Peindl R, Norton HJ, Anderson WE, Patt JC.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jan 1;42(1):E1-E7. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001695.
  • Restoration of Blood Flow to the Proximal Femoral Epiphysis in Unstable Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis by Modified Dunn Procedure: A Preliminary Angiographic and Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Study. View »
    Jackson JB III, Frick SL, Brighton BK, Broadwell SR, Wang EA, Casey VF.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Feb;38(2):94-99. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000779.
  • Assessing the Value of Work Done by an Orthopedic Resident During Call. View »
    Jackson JB III, Huntington WP, Frick SL.
    J Grad Med Educ. 2014 Sep;6(3):567-70. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-13-00370.1.
  • Distraction subtalar arthrodesis. View »
    Jackson JB III, Jacobson L, Banerjee R, Nickisch F.
    Foot Ankle Clin. 2015 Jun;20(2):335-51. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2015.02.004. Epub 2015 Apr 11. Review.
  • Factors Affecting the Outcomes of Uncomplicated Primary Open Ankle Arthrodesis. View »
    Chalayon O, Wang B, Blankenhorn B, Jackson JB III, Beals T, Nickisch F, Saltzman CL.
    Foot Ankle Int. 2015 Oct;36(10):1170-9. doi: 10.1177/1071100715587045. Epub 2015 May 20.
  • Orthopedic residents: what are we worth? View »
    Jackson JB III
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 May;44(5):E165-6. No abstract available.
  • Characterization of plantaris tendon constructs for ankle ligament reconstruction. View »
    Jackson JB III, Philippi MT, Kolz CW, Suter T, Henninger HB.
    Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Sep;35(9):922-8. doi: 10.1177/1071100714539663. Epub 2014 Jun 11..
  • Parosteal osteosarcoma of the 2nd metatarsal. View »
    Jackson JB III, Kneisl JS.
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2013 Dec;42(12):557-60. Review.
  • The perfused, pulseless supracondylar humeral fracture: intermediate-term follow-up of vascular status and function. View »
    Scannell BP, Jackson JB III, Bray C, Roush TS, Brighton BK, Frick SL.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 6;95(21):1913-9. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01584.
  • Building a community-based cancer center program. View »
    Kneisl JS, Jackson JB III.
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2011 Jul;20(3):417-25, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2011.03.001.

Research and Publications

Treatments and services
  • Achilles problems
  • Ankle pain
  • Arthritis
  • Athletic injuries
  • Bunions
  • Calluses
  • Claw toes
  • Diabetic foot ulcer
  • Foot pain
  • Fractures and sprains
  • Hammertoes
  • Instability
  • Painful flat feet
  • Sports-related foot and ankle injuries
  • Taylor Spatial Frame
  • Total ankle replacement

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