John S. Wood, Jr., PA-C

John S. Wood, Jr., PA-C

Sports Medicine

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Blue Ridge Region

South Asheville
Asheville - Livingston

John Wood attended University of Missouri-Columbia where he earned a Bachelor in Health Sciences degree in Physical Therapy. He worked several years in the Cincinnati and Saint Louis areas as a physical therapist before moving to North Carolina to continue his education. He attended Wake Forest University, earning a Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. He moved to Asheville after graduation in 2005 with his wife to practice as a physician assistant with Dr. Jay Jansen.

He enjoys running, golfing, hiking and spending time with his family.


  • Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Graduate: Wake Forest University


  • State of Missouri Physical Therapist License – 2001-Jan. 2006
  • State of Kentucky Physical Therapist License – 1999-2003 Certified by Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation – 2000
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support – Certified May 2004


  • American Academy of Physician Assistants – 2003-present
  • North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants – 2003-present
  • Mountain Area Physician Extenders – 2005-present
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants – 2005

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

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They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

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A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.