Dr. Stan Ragon joins West TN Bone & Joint Clinic
|Dr. Ragon is pictured with his family — Will, Amy and Jane Claire.|
West Tennessee Bone and Joint Clinic-Jackson welcomed Orthopedic Surgeon W. Stan Ragon Jr., M.D., in August.
Dr. Ragon, who grew up in Jackson, is board certified and spent the last four years on active duty with the U.S. Navy where he was stationed in Guam and most recently Pensacola, Fla. He completed his residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga and served as chief resident in 2011.
He completed medical school with high honors at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis in 2006 and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2001. He was valedictorian of the class of 1997 at Jackson Christian School.
“It is nice to be back in my home town taking care of friends, family and associates in the place where I grew up,” Dr. Ragon said. “I enjoy working with patients to help decrease their pain and helping them return to their desired level of activity.”
Ragon is the son of Bill and Jayne Ragon. His father is a nurse anesthetist and his mother is a nurse in the gastrointestinal lab. Both work at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Through his parents, Ragon met several surgeons practicing at West Tennessee Bone and Joint Clinic as a child. He developed a drive to become an orthopedic surgeon at a young age.
“It’s been my goal since middle school to be an orthopedic surgeon at West Tennessee Bone and Joint,” he said. “That was always my ultimate career goal.”
Dr. Ragon and his wife, Amy, have two children, Will and Jane Claire.