Dr. Robert P. Jones
Dr. Robert P. Jones, Raytown High School, Class of 1964
Dr. Bob P. Jones graduated from Raytown High in 1964. He had a highly academic career at Notre Dame, eventually enrolling in St. Louis University Medical School, graduating Cum Laude. There he was President of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society during his final year. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1972. Throughout this career he is most proud of being able to care for children with Cerebral Palsy or other severe congenital problems.
His residency in orthopedic surgery was at a variety of hospitals in Boston and Springfield, Massachusetts. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Boston University Medical School and University Hospital in Boston. He was also Associate Director of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of the Scoliosis Cline at Boston City Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
Bob is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and was Board Certified in 1978 by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
From 1981 to 1985 he entered the private practice of medicine at Research Medical Center. He was on staff at St. Mary’s Hospital in Blue Springs, Missouri, from 1981 until 2001. He founded Jackson County Orthopedics, Inc. in Blue Springs in 1982. He retired from the general practice in 2001.
Aside from his academic achievement and his professional excellence, Bob and his wife, Diane, have served as medical volunteers, taking medical supplies and children’s clothing to war-torn El Salvador on three different occasions. They also made several trips to Bosnia to deliver medicine and clothing during the war in that country.
Throughout his life, Bob has been committed to the concept of excellence in his personal life and his professional life as a doctor of orthopedic surgery. He is dedicated to his church and community and has provided free medical assistance, supplies and clothing to the disadvantaged people in war-ravaged nations.
Bob and his wife, Diane, reside in Grain Valley, Missouri, and have one grown son, Bobby.