Dr. Jesse Pace is the Associate Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for Auburn University athletics. Dr. Pace received his undergraduate degree in biology from Centre College in Danville, Ky., where he was a James Graham Brown Scholar. He graduated medical school at Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Ky., and completed a traditional internship and trained in orthopaedic surgery at Doctors Hospital of Stark County in Massillon, Ohio. He completed a sports medicine research fellowship and an orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Ala., under the direction of James R. Andrews, MD.
In addition to general orthopaedics, Dr. Pace specializes in sports medicine and the arthroscopic treatment of injuries. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and serves as the Discipline Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery for the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Auburn Campus and co-director of Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Orthopaedic Residency Program, where he lectures and teaches young medical students and orthopaedic residents.
A native of Evarts, Ky., Dr. Pace currently resides in Auburn and practices at the Auburn Hughston Clinic. His wife, Candice, is a graduate of Auburn's College of Veterinary Medicine. They have a son, Jasper, whose favorite colors are orange and blue.