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Dr. Jason Hurst

Specializes in: Outpatient Total and Partial Knee replacements, Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder replacements, Patient-Specific Total Shoulder Replacements, Rotator Cuff repair, Sports injuries, Joint Preservation Strategies, Arthroscopy

  • Full Bio

    Joined JIS In 2009

    + Director of Joint Preservation and Shoulder Reconstruction at JIS
    + Team physician for the US Women’s Ski Team from 2008-2015
    + Performed the first patient-specific total shoulder replacement in the US
    + One of twelve US shoulder surgeons selected to trial a less-invasive stemless total shoulder replacement
    + Developer of outpatient total shoulder protocols

    Jason M. Hurst, M.D., leads the Joint Preservation and Shoulder Reconstruction division. He received his bachelor’s degree from Washington & Lee University and his medical degree from Georgetown University where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his orthopaedic residency training at Duke University where he also worked in sports medicine research. Dr. Hurst has also completed two different fellowship programs: a fellowship in joint preservation, sports medicine, shoulder, knee, and hip arthroscopy, and shoulder reconstruction at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado and an adult reconstruction fellowship focused on total and partial knee arthroplasty at Joint Implant Surgeons. Dr. Hurst is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Piedmont Society, and he is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Hurst’s clinical interests include anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty and minimally invasive total and partial knee replacement as well as arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee including rotator cuff repair, ACL reconstruction, and joint preservation techniques. He is also eagerly involved in the development of rapid recovery pathways for outpatient total joint arthroplasty. Dr. Hurst has a particular interest in product development and he is one of 5 international design surgeons for patient-specific instrumentation for shoulder arthroplasty, and one of 12 surgeons in the US selected to participate in FDA trials of novel less-invasive total shoulder implants. Dr. Hurst lives in New Albany with his wife and two young children. He is an avid golfer and skier.