Eric J. Jenkinson, M.D., is a non-operative musculoskeletal physician, specializing in sports medicine. He joined Orthopaedics Northeast in 2001, in the SportONE division. Dr. Jenkinson is trained to treat a broad range of orthopaedic conditions. He is especially well suited to providing treatment and rehabilitation to young athletes with orthopaedic injuries, although he sees patients of all ages and with all musculoskeletal problems.
The Upland, Indiana native played football during his undergraduate studies at Taylor University, then attended Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Jenkinson completed his residency in Pediatrics at the DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Jenkinson also taught as an Associate Clinical Professor at Michigan State University. He continued his education with a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Ball Memorial Hospital/Central Indiana Sports Medicine, in Muncie, Indiana.
Dr. Jenkinson enjoys a variety of community activities. During his medical training, he was a volunteer with Special Olympics, the Community Outreach Program, and for the Olympic swimming trials. He served as a team physician for Ball State University, Anderson University, and Grand Rapids Community College athletic programs. He currently serves as a team physician for IPFW, Taylor University, and Indiana Tech. Dr. Jenkinson is a member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, American Association of Pediatrics, is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a CAQ in Sports Medicine.
Dr. Jenkinson is married and has three children. He enjoys exercising, athletic activities, and woodworking.