The Southeast Permanente Medical Group

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group is an integral part of Kaiser Permanente. Our physicians can coordinate virtually every aspect of patient care - from referrals to laboratory tests to medications. With everything under one umbrella, our patients receive the highest continuity of care.

Christopher Jones, MD, named Chief of Orthopedics

TSPMG is pleased to announce that Christopher Jones, MD, has been named Chief of Orthopedics.

Dr. Jones, a California native, received his undergraduate degree from the University of California-Davis (where he was a member of the football team and named an Academic All-American by ESPN) and his medical degree from the University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine. He came to the South to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Duke School of Medicine and completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. He joined TSPMG in 2015.

We want to thank Dr. Theodis Buggs and Dr. Michael Bakheet for their service as Ortho & Sports Medicine leads over the past months. Together, they have worked to help the department gain efficiencies, expand our Orthopedics and Sports Medicine practices, and deliver higher-quality, more affordable care to our members. We want to extend a special thanks to Dr. Buggs for his leadership in developing our extremely successful 23-hour total joint program.

We are very confident that Dr. Jones will be a great leader. He is dedicated, motivated and ready to take advantage of the many opportunities available to his growing department. Please join us in welcoming him as Chief.