Jack H. Healey, M.D.
Cool fact about Dr. Jack Healey: Served as a U.S. Navy flight surgeon, flying in jets on and off aircraft carriers around the world.

Dr. Healey pursued his medical training at Georgetown University with a full medical school scholarship from the United States Navy. He has served as assistant physician for the MLB Houston Astros, NBA Houston Rockets and University of Houston football team, and has served as the orthopedic team physician for Grand Valley State University since 1998.  He has had a lifelong passion for playing all sports. In spite of having hip surgery himself, and despite diminishing skills, he still plays men’s league hockey and slogs through a few 5Ks a year. With three children, Dr. Healey and his wife now spend more time taking their kids to their hockey, baseball, football, track, cross-country, cheer and horseback riding activities.

Background and Education
  • Undergraduate, Magna Cum Laude, Providence College, Providence, RI, 1983
  • Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., 1987
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Naval Hospital San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1988
  • U.S. Navy Flight Surgeon Program, Naval Aerospace Medicine Institute, Pensacola, FL., 1989
  • Grand Rapids Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program, Grand Rapids, MI, 1992-1997
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Baylor Sport Medicine Institute, Houston, TX, 1998



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