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Jason R. Ferrel, M.D.

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Dr. Ferrel is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in spine surgery. Dr. Ferrel has a special interest in minimally invasive and motion preserving spine procedures, including microscopic and ligament-sparing cervical and lumbar spine surgeries. He specializes in both artificial disc replacement surgery and spinal fusions for treatment of degenerative disc disease. He also has additional training to care for complex spine and spinal cord problems including spine cancers/tumors, spinal deformities, spine trauma, and revision spine surgeries.

Raised in Canton, Ohio, Dr. Ferrel earned his medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, where he was ranked first in a class of 104. He completed his orthopedic residency with Mount Carmel Health System, here in Columbus, where he served as Chief Orthopedic Surgery Resident and earned the John R. Kean Resident of the Year award. Dr. Ferrel then went on to complete his fellowship training in spine surgery from the University of Utah Medical Center.

Dr. Ferrel is currently serving on the Arthritis Foundation’s Community Network Committee. This group, comprised of medical professionals, focuses on promoting the Live Yes! INSIGHTS program, which features ongoing scientific studies that provide people with arthritis an opportunity to help shape conversations around improving care and making progress toward finding a cure for arthritis.

Dr. Ferrel and his wife reside in Bexley with their three children. His personal interests include traveling, golfing, snowboarding, soccer, football, running, and cheering on the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Dr. Ferrel is a spine surgeon with locations in Westerville, Gahanna, Columbus, and Grove City


  • Undergraduate
    University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
  • Medical School
    Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio
  • Orthopedic Residency
    Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, Ohio
  • Fellowship Training
    University of Utah Medical Center and University Orthopedic Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

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I suffered from extreme pain on my right side due to inflamed tissue encroaching on the areas where the nerves leave the spine. This pain became...

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Dr. Ferrel is very friendly and his office staff is amazing! He explained everything about the procedure, including the risks, and was encouragi...


Over the past year, I fell two stories and fractured my pelvis in 3 places. After I healed, I was still having issues with my back and legs and ...


I suffered for over a year with sciatica. My family and I have been patients at Orthopedic ONE and have had positive outcomes. After doing some ...


I was referred to Dr. Ferrel after being admitted to Mount Carmel East following an ER visit.
After Dr. Ferrel viewed my MRI, he said we s...


I had been suffering for almost a year. I couldn’t stand for more than two minutes. I had been given injections, but they did not work. I was ab...


I had chronic pain due to sciatica for at least a year before seeing Dr. Ferrel. Walking had become very difficult and painful. Less than 2 ...


I started experiencing pain back in October 2018. After numerous visits to the emergency room, my physician finally referred me to Dr. Jason Fer...

Gahanna/Reynoldsburg Patient

This is a testimonial written to praise the professionalism, creativity, and care I received over a 20-month period from April 2017 through ...


After going through a few rounds of injections with an Orthopedic ONE PMR specialist, I was referred to one of his partners, Dr. Jason Ferrel. D...

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When I first saw Dr. Jason Ferrel, I was experiencing a lot of pain in my back, right hip, leg, ankle and on the top of my foot. He recommended ...

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