Jeffrey Jenkins, M.D.

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Jeffrey Jenkins, M.D.

Dr. Jeffrey Jenkins is the director of the PM&R department’s electrodiagnostic laboratory and serves as the Program Director of the UVA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Training Program. He is a Northern Virginia native who attended Columbia University and the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He arrived at UVA in 1998 to pursue residency training, made a home in Charlottesville, and joined the departmental faculty in 2002.

Dr. Jenkins is very active in both resident and medical student education at UVA. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of the medical school’s Graduate Medical Education Committee, and he was honored with induction into the University’s Academy of Distinguished Educators in 2006.

Dr. Jenkins practices electrodiagnostic medicine, employing specialized nerve testing to diagnose and evaluate neuropathy, nerve entrapment syndromes, and nerve injuries. He has been recognized for clinical excellence with a place on the list of Best Doctors in America and has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. In his limited spare time, Dr. Jenkins enjoys reading, playing soccer, and spending time with his family.

Training & Certification


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia


  • Licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine
  • Board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board-certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Clinical Practice

Conditions Treated:

  • Neuropathy
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Focal Dystonia
  • Spasticity

Research Interest:

  • Electrodiagnosis
  • Flexibility Training
  • Therapeutic Exercise

Languages Spoken:

  • English



  • Academy of Distinguished Educators
    • UVa School of Medicine
  • Best Doctors in America, 2015-Present
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2014Present