Jamal McClendon, Jr

Neurological Surgery


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Jamal McClendon, Jr., MD, is a neurosurgeon and pediatric neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.  He is an assistant professor of neurological surgery and specializes in scoliosis care, kyphotic deformity, revision spinal surgery and minimally-invasive reconstruction.  His clinical interests include minimally invasive spine surgery, adult degenerative kyphoscoliosis, early-onset scoliosis and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, and spinal oncology.  His research interests include peri-operative management in spinal deformity and risk of progression of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.  

He earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry at Duke University and obtained his medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine.  He completed an internship and neurological surgery residency at McGaw Medical Center with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Mayo Clinic #1 in Arizona.

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