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Jay C. Jansen, MD

Jay C. Jansen, MD

Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region

Arden - Fletcher
Asheville - Livingston

Dr. Jansen earned his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He earned additional honors (Alpha Omega Alpha) when he graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN. He completed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, IA. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Jansen is a sports medicine fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at EmergeOrtho. He serves as the team physician for several local colleges and high schools. These include:

  • Mars Hill College
  • Warren Wilson College
  • Montreat College
  • Multiple local high schools
  • Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Orthopedic Sports Medicine Society. He’s a member of the American Sports Medicine Institute Fellowship Society.


  • Undergraduate: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fellowship: American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, Alabama


  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Golden Key Honorary
  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta


  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, 2000
  • Fellow, American Orthopedic Sports Medicine Society, 2000
  • American Sports Medicine Institute Fellowship Society
  • Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity

Dr. Jansen has always been wonderful to me. He is knowledgeable, caring, and patient-oriented. Dr. Jansen performed partial and total knee replacements on my knees. I have referred him to several of my friends.

Nancy R


Since my last treatment by Dr. Jansen for my knee, my pain is almost gone. and I am doing great.

Michael S


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