Jacob Sexton, M.D., ATC, is a sports medicine physician at Children's Health℠ Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. He specializes in the non-operative treatment of children and young adult athletes who experience sports-related injuries. As a team physician, Dr. Sexton has experience treating athletes from the high school, collegiate and professional levels.
A native of southern Alabama, Dr. Sexton obtained his medical degree at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Sexton completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Prisma Health System and his fellowship training in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida under the tutelage of Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Joshua Hackel.
Before becoming a physician, Dr. Sexton worked as a certified athletic trainer, gaining valuable experience managing sports-related injuries both on and off the field. He has also researched many sports medicine topics, including carpal tunnel release using ultrasound and stem cell therapy for arthritis.
Dr. Sexton is married to his wife, Kelly. In his free time, Dr. Sexton enjoys gardening, biking and golfing.
Education and Training
- Medical School
- University of South Alabama College of Medicine (2017)
- Prisma Health- University of South Carolina Colleg (2020), Emergency Medicine
- USA Health/ Andrews Program (2021), Sports Medicine