Kenneth Jeffers, MD

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Kenneth Jeffers, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery - Pediatrics

PHONE: 561-394-8443

 | FAX: 561-394-8453

PHONE: 561-394-8443

FAX:561-394-8453

Practicing since : 1997
Specialty : Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Specialists
Tenet Hospital Affiliations : West Boca Medical Center
Language(s) : English

Education & Certifications

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

Medical School
University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Internship
University of Cincinnati Hospital and Clinics, Cincinnati, OH – General Surgery

Residency
University of Cincinnati Hospital and Clinics, Cincinnati, OH – Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship
The Nemour’s Children’s Clinic, Orlando, FL – Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Tenet Florida PhysicianServices, Boca Raton, FL, 2008-Present

Clinical Assistant Professor, Nova SoutheasternUniversity, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopedic Surgery, Davie, FL

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatric Orthopedic Associates, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon-Major USAFR, 59th MDW/MMMRK-Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX

Medical Director, Pediatric Orthopedics, Chris Evert Children’s and Women Center, Broward General Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Conference Co-Director and Organizer, The Annual Southern Caribbean Orthopedic Seminars, Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies, 1995-1997

Graduate Student Research Assistantship, University of Illinois, Department of Biomedical Engineering/Environmental Medicine, 1987-1988

“The Effect of Adrenergic Agonist on Ciliary Beat Frequency”

Graduate Student Research Assistantship, University of Illinois, Department of Solid State Physics, 1986-1987

“Organo Metallic Chemical Vapor Deposition”

Senior Engineering Technical Associate, AT&T Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, 1984-1986

“Metallorganic Chemical Vapor Epitaxial Deposition and Electrical Characterization of Semiconductor Device Materials”

Publications, Presentations & Conferences:
Pediatric Symposium: The Child with a Limp, Parkway Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL, 2000

The Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America 1998 Annual Meeting: Biomechanical Study of Fracture Fixation of the Lateral Humeral Condyle, Cleaveland, OH, 1998 – Poster Presentation

The American Orthopedic Association’s 30th Annual Resident’s Conference: Arthrofibrosis after Total Knee Arthroplasty, New York, NY, 1997 – Poster Presentation

First Annual Southern Caribbean Orthopedic Seminar: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies, 1995

The Approach to Orthopedic Evaluation of the Multiple Injured Child

Basic Science of Fracture Healing

CIBA-GIEGY Research Fellows Conference: Biomechanical Analysis of Wound Healing in Streptozocin-Induced Diabetic Rats: The Effect of Aminoguanidine Hydrochloride, K.S. Jeffers, G.C. Huang, M.D., L.J. Gottleib, M.D., Thesis submitted as partial requirement for the degree of M.D. James Scholar/Independent Study Program, University of Illinois, 1992

31st Annual Meeting-Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons: Effects of Hypebaric Oxygen on Wound Healing in Drug-Induced Diabetic Rats, G.C. Huang, M.D., K.S. Jeffers, L.J. Gottleib, M.D., P.K. Patel, M.D., Union Station, St. Louis, MO, 1991

Third International Conference on Vapor Phase Epitaxy: University City, Pasedena, California, 1986

Low Temperature Growth of Cadmium Telluride Using Di-Ethyl-Di-Telluride, D.W. Kisker, M.L., Seigerwald, K.S. Jeffers

Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Cadmium1-x ZincxTelluride, D.W. Kisker, K.S. Jeffers and A. Dayen

Journal of Vacuum Science Technology: A Comparison of Cadmium Telluride grown on Gallium Arsenide by Molecular Beam and Organo/Metallic Vapor Epitaxy, R.D. Feldman, D.W. Kisker, R.F. Austin, K.S. Jeffers and P.M. Bridenbaugh; A 4 (4), Jul/Aug 1986

AT&T bell Labs Technical Memorandum-Proprietary G.E.I. 2.2: Holmdel, NJ, 1986

Epitaxial Growth of II-VI Semiconductors for Telecommunications, R.D. Feldman, D.W. Kisker, P.M. Bridenbaugh, R.F. Austin, K.S. Jeffers, Low Temperature OMVPE Growth of Cadmium Telluride Using a new Organo Tellurium Source, D.W. Kisker, M.L. Seigerwald, T.Y. Kometani, K.S. Jeffers

Applied Physics Letters: Influence of Gallium-Arsenic- Telluride Interfacial Phases on the Orientation of Epitaxial Cadmium Telluride on Gallium Arsenide, R.D. Feldman, R.F. Austin, D.W. Kisker, K.S. Jeffers, and P.M. Bridenbaugh; 48 (3), 1986

Journal of Crystal Growth: Transmission Electron Microscopic Study of Epitaxial Films of Cadmium Telluride Growth on Gallium Arsenide, D.W. Kisker, F.D. Feldman, R.F. Austin and K.S. Jeffers; 72 (102) 1985

SUNY at Stonybrook: Hot Pressed Barium Chloride for Optical Applications, K.S. Jeffers, F.F.Y. Wang – Thesis Submitted as partial requirements for the degree of B.S. Engineering Chemistry

Clinical Research:
University of Chicago Pritzker College of Medicine, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Biomechanical Analyses of Collagen Glycosylation Inhibitors on Wound Healing in Diabetic Rats, 1990-1992

University of Chicago Pritzker College of Medicine, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: The Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Wound Healing, 1990-1992

University of Illinois College of Medicine- Department of Physiology and Biophysics: Transmission Electron Microscopy and Ion Transport Studies of Calcifying Clam Mantle Epithelium, 1989-1990

University of Cincinnati, Department of Orthpedic Surgery: A biomechanical Analysis of Lateral Condyle Pin Fixation Configurations, 1996-1997

University of Cincinnati, Department of Orthpedic Surgery: Knee Stiffness After Total Knee Arthroplasty, 1995- 1997

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Adolescent Scoliosis
  • Clubfoot
  • Knock Knees
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Spinal and Limb Deformity
  • Pediatric Fractures and Trauma

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Member, American College of Sports Medicine

Fellow, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctor – 2017, 2018
  • West Boca Center Medical Staff Humanitarian Award, 2010
  • Boca Life Magazine Top Doctor, Castle Connolly, 2013 – 2018
  • Ft. Lauderdale Magazine Top Doctor, 2017, 2018
  • Gold Coast Magazine Top Doctor, 2017, 2018

Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

  • ACL Injury
  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Athletic Knee Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Foot deformities
  • Labrum Tears
  • Ligament injuries
  • Limb deformity
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Pediatric fractures and trauma
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Spinal deformities

Treatments & Procedures

Treatments & Procedures

  • Minimally Invasive Neonatal Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Fracture care
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Elbow Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Boca Raton Office

Address
9960 Central Park Boulevard N
Ste 150A
Boca Raton, FL 33428
Phone

561-394-8443

Location Details

Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Dr. Kenneth Jeffer’s nurse practitioner, Adelle Azam, ARNP, explains her role in providing expert pediatric orthopaedic surgery care

By: Laurina Anderson | Date: May 30, 2017 | Source: You and Your Doctor Show. WWNN 95.3 FM, 1470 AM, iHeartRadio app, AMP2.TV You Tube page

Crazy Legs – Bowlegs And Knock-knees In Children

By: Dr. Kenneth Jeffers | Date: February 10, 2010 | Source: Today's Parent