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Jarren Alexander Section, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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About Jarren Alexander Section, MD

Dr. Jarren Section, MD, is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon with expertise in the treatment of an extensive range of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal conditions including, but not limited to, degenerative, deformity/scoliosis, traumatic, oncologic, and infectious conditions of the spine. These conditions may severely affect a patient’s quality of life by causing neck, back, and/or extremity pain or paralysis. Dr. Section specializes in procedures ranging from minimally invasive and microscope-assisted to complex reconstructive surgeries. 

Dr. Section received his spine surgery training at one of the most premier spine fellowships in the nation— the University of Rochester “Louis A. Goldstein Fellowship” in Rochester, NY. This highly prestigious, competitive, and rigorous training opportunity is awarded to only one fellow per year. Through his fellowship, Dr. Section mastered numerous open and minimally invasive surgical techniques used to treat a vast array of adult and pediatric spinal conditions while working alongside the most prominent and well-respected leaders in the field of spine surgery. 

Prior to his specialization in spine surgery, Dr. Section attended Texas Southern University in Houston, TX, for his undergraduate education, the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in Fort Worth, TX, for his master’s degree, which was earned with honors, and the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine in Dallas, TX, where he earned his medical degree. He completed surgical residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, TX. 

Dr. Section is an accomplished researcher and has published manuscripts in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals, including a lead article in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. With a diverse background of knowledge in the management of spinal ailments, Dr. Section has been involved in teaching fellow spine surgeons in AO Spine North America as a guest lecturer. He is an active member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Section has a personal interest in the development of advanced spine surgical techniques and implants.

Dr. Section is dedicated to providing individualized, multidisciplinary care to his patients.  He advocates for conservative, nonoperative treatment options as the initial approach for most spinal conditions with the understanding that surgery should only be considered if nonoperative treatments do not provide adequate symptom relief.

When he is not working hard in the hospital, Dr. Section enjoys reading, performing genealogical research, fitness training, and spending time with his beautiful wife and daughter, Dr. Hala Mouneimne and Layla Section.

Read Dr. Section's article, "3 simple ways to relieve scoliosis pain at home".



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
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Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Accepts New Patients
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Accepts New Patients
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2014)
  • Internship: Orthopedic Surgery, John Peter Smith Hospital (2015)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, John Peter Smith Hospital (2019)
  • Fellowship: Spine Surgery, Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester (2020)
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Jarren Alexander Section, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (110) for Jarren Alexander Section, MD

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Sep 11, 2022
Dr. Section is very personable - his first approach is friendly and enquiring of "what brings you here today?". For a doctor with fewer years of experience than most Baylor specialists, he is very competent and expert in his examination and diagnosis. His publications list endorses that.
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Sep 9, 2022
I was happy with the attention I received
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Sep 5, 2022
It was pleasant visit all staff are friendly and the Doctor providing help as much as he can
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Sep 2, 2022
I felt he was concerned about my visit. I never felt rushed. He thoroughly explained and answered my questions.
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Sep 1, 2022
Consultation.
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Sep 1, 2022
Everything was good
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Aug 31, 2022
Very professional and explained everything.
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Aug 18, 2022
He was very honest and wants to try all revenues before using surgery as a result
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Aug 16, 2022
Dr Section took the time to explain my diagnosis and answer questions. He then offered a treatment plan and a follow up visit. I feel grateful to be In his treatment hands.
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Aug 13, 2022
Very thorough
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Aug 13, 2022
He was timely, detailed and nice
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Aug 4, 2022
Provides information and answers, he is always respectful.
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Aug 3, 2022
Professional, Friendly, Caring, Informative.
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Jul 29, 2022
He explained everything about the situation
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Jul 29, 2022
Great
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Jul 28, 2022
Dr. Section was caring and knowledgeable. He recognized that I have an issue going on and had suggestions ready to try to help me. He had looked through my scans from the past 5 years, didn't miss anything and was gentle in the way he spoke to me. Other neurosurgeons in the past concluded that they couldn't help me within 8 minutes with zero suggestions on what could be going on. Dr. Section treated me like a human in pain, instead of a paycheck.
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Jul 26, 2022
Excellent office visit. Gave me plenty time to discuss questions.
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Jul 20, 2022
Excellent exp
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Jul 16, 2022
Very professional
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Jul 12, 2022
Dr Section spent ample time with me explaining the X-Ray taken and needed care. Staff were caring and friendly
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Jul 12, 2022
Probably the friendliest staff I have ever encountered in a doctor's office. The doctor and his assistant didn't make me feel rushed and were great about explaining everything.
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Jun 29, 2022
Very informative about my condition and very caring . Was very nice
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Jun 28, 2022
Dr. Sessions took the time to listen to my concerns and answered all my questions. He was respectful, caring, and knowledgeable. I left the office feeling confident in his diagnosis and recommendations.
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Jun 27, 2022
The staff was extremely kind and understanding very helpful. Dr Section was Section extremely nice and listen to my concerns
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Jun 25, 2022
Very satisfied with Dr.Section and all of his staff!!
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Jun 22, 2022
Great experience. True professionals at their craft
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Jun 22, 2022
Was very impressed with Dr. Section. Very calm and explained all my x-rays so I understood.
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Jun 21, 2022
Very good
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May 31, 2022
Very knowledgeable and helpful.
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May 27, 2022
Spent a lot of time with me answering my questions about images taken.
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May 27, 2022
My experience with Doctor Section was very pleasant and he was very informative about my questions concerning my back issues. As a new patient I felt very comfortable with his care.
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May 25, 2022
Very efficient and compassionate.
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May 11, 2022
Compassion, good listener. Came to a diagnosis, referral fast.
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May 11, 2022
Very good. Listen to me. Had options for me. Very interested in my concerns
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Apr 27, 2022
Everyone was great, from front desk, nurses, Dr, and check out.
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Apr 20, 2022
Very professional
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Apr 19, 2022
Dr Section was friendly and polite. He answered all of my questions and arranged appropriate referrals.
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Apr 13, 2022
Dr & his Resident both very thorough & listened to me to come to best treatment plan.
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Apr 7, 2022
Very nice and professional
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Apr 2, 2022
Dr. Section listen and responds with excellent advise have been pleased with him and his services wouldn
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Mar 29, 2022
Outstanding !
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