Jeffrey A. Jones, MD, argues that although radical therapy leads to better oncological control than focal therapy, focal therapy may be more appropriate for certain prostate cancer patients in order to mitigate adverse effects. He examines oncological and quality of life outcomes of localized therapies, specifically cryotherapy and high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU).Read More
Jeffrey A. Jones, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Jones is a Professor of Urology and Space Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. He is the Chief of Urology in the Operative Care Line of the Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center. He is currently a Captain in the United States Navy Reserves and Wing Surgeon for the Fleet Logistics Support Wing. He has previously been the Chief of Urology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and the Director of Surgical Services at the Southwest Cancer Center in Lubbock, TX. He has also been a Flight Surgeon at NASA- Johnson Space Center and crew surgeon for Space Shuttle and International Space Station astronauts and cosmonauts. Dr. Jones received his BA from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, his MS from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, and his MD from Baylor College of Medicine. After 2 years of general surgery, he completed his urological surgical residency at Indiana University in Indianapolis. There, he also performed an AFUD (now Urology Care Foundation) fellowship focused in uro-oncology. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts and 12 book chapters.