Jason Song MD, PhD

Jason Song MD, PhD
  • Education: Dual MD-PhD, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA  2001-2008
  • Internship: General Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA  2008-2009
  • Surgical Residency: UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA  2009-2010
  • NIH Research Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA  2010-2011
  • Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA  2011-2014
  • Fellowship: Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain Physicians, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA  2014-2015

Dr. Song is the founder and medical director of Palm Tree Interventional Pain Management.   With his unique background in extensive research and clinical treatment, he brings a fresh and invigorating opportunity to those seeking to eliminate pain.  He is a physician who draws from a variety of disciplines to best treat/help his patients.  With an impeccable record and training from distinguished, world-renowned programs, it is his mission to treat his patients with compassion and empathy.   “My daily decisions, with regards to patient care, are guided by considering the type of care I would want for my mom when she is in pain.” 

Dr. Song has maintained his commitment to education, attending numerous lectures, classes, and conferences on the practice of pain management and emerging technology and treatments.  He has authored countless medical articles and book chapters on spinal disorders and pain management. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and is on staff at the St. Cloud Regional Medical Center.

PEER-REVIEWED SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

  1. Hilgers, W., Song, JJ, Haye, M, Hruban, RR, Kern, SE, Fearon, ER. Homozygous Deletions Inactivate DCC, But Not MADH4/DPC4/SMAD4, in a Subset of Pancreatic and Billiary Cancers. Genes, Chromosomes & Cancer. 2000, Apr; 27(4):353-357.
  2. Jones, JB, Song, JJ, Hempen, PM, Parmigiani, G, Hruban, RH, Kern, SE. Detection of Mitochondrial DNA Mutations in Pancreatic Cancer Offers a. Cancer Research. 2001,    Feb; 61(4):1299-130.
  3. Ryu, B., Song, J, Sohn, RH, Kern, SE. Frequent Germline Deletion Polymorphism of Chromosomal Region 8p12-p21 Identified as a Recurrent Homozygous Deletion in      Human Tumors. Genomics. 2001,   Feb; 72(1):108-112.
  4. Su GH, Song JJ, Repasky EA, Schutte M, Kern SE. Mutation rate of MAP2K4/MKK4 in breast carcinoma. Hum Mutat. 2002 Jan;19(1):81.
  5. Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Song J, Parmiagiani G, Yeo CJ, Hruban RH, Kern SE. Missense mutations of MADH4: characterization of the mutational hot spot and functional consequences in human tumors. Clinical Cancer Research. 2004, Mar; 10(5):1597-604.
  6. Song JJ, Aswad R, Kanaan RA, Rico MC, Barbe MF, Owen TA, Safadi FF, Popoff SN. Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) acts as a downstream mediator of TGF-beta1 to   induce mesenchymal cell   condensation. Journal of Cellular Physiology. 2007, Feb; 210(2):398-410.
  7. Barrey C, Ponnappan R, Song J, Vaccaro A. Biomechanical evaluation of pedicle screw-based dynamic stabilization devices for the lumbar Spine. SAS Journal. 2008 Dec; 2 (4): 159-170.
  8. Song JJ, Barrey CB, Ponnappan, RK, Bessey JT, Shimer AL, Vaccaro AR. Pedicle Screw-Based Dynamic Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine. The Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery 2010 Apr; 14 (1):
  9. Song JJ, Salcido RS. Use of Honey in Wound Care: An Update. Adv Skin & Wound care. 2011 Jan; 24(1): 40-4.
  10. Song JJ, Twumasi-Ankrah P, Salcido RS. Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Use of Honey to Protect from the Effects of Radiation-Induced Oral Mucositis. Adv Skin & Wound care. 2012 Jan; 25(1): 23-8.
  11. Song JJ, Caldera FE. Chiari I Malformation in a Young Man with Persistent Neck Pain. www.consultantlive.com. Accessed on http://www.consultantlive.com/nervous-system-diseases/content/article/10162/2046148
  12. Song JJ, Popescu A, Bell R. Present and Potential Use of Spinal Cord Stimulation to Control Chronic Pain. Pain Physician. 2014.  17:235-246.

BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Song JJ, Barrey C, Ponnappan R, Fernandez C, Winegan C, Vaccaro AR.  “An overview of pedicle screw-based dynamic stabilization devices for  the lumbar spine”.  Emerging Techniques in Spine Surgery. Editor: Dr Brahe Arvind.  Jaypees brothers medical book publishers, New delhi, India. 2008  (SRS India). 
  2. Barrey C, Vaccaro AR, Song J, Ponnappan R, Perrin G.  “ Pedicle Screw-Based Dynamic Stabilization Devices for the Lumbar Spine: Biomechanical Concepts, Technologies, Classification and Clinical Results.”  Editor: Pr JL Husson.  Springer.

ABSTRACTS

  1. Song JJ, Aswad R, Kannan RA, Rico MC, Owen TA, Barbe MF, Safadi. CTGF Acts As A Downstream      Mediator of TGF-β1 In Promoting Condensation & Regulating FN and Sox9 Expression In Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2005, Sep; 20 (Supplement 1):SU035.
  2. Song JJ, Kanaan RA, Safadi FF, Popoff SN. Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Mediates Condensation of Mesenchymal Cell Induced by TGF-β1. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2004, Oct;      19(Supplement 1):SU208.
  3. Song JJ, Kanaan RA, Safadi FF, Popoff SN. Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Mediates Condensation of Mesenchymal Cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2004, Dec; 15(Supplement):1969.
  4. Song JJ, Kanaan RA, Safadi FF, Popoff SN. Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF)   Promotes Skeletogenesis. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research & Cosponsored by The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Bethesda, MD.  May, 2004.
  5. Song JJ, Kanaan RA, Safadi FF, Popoff SN. Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Mediates Condensation of Mesenchymal Cells.  The American Society for Cell Bioloigy 44th Annual meeting; Washington D.C.  December, 2004
  6. Song JJ, Kannan RA, Safadi FF, Popoff S.  Connective Tissue Growth Factor Promotes   Skeletogenesis.  Medical Student Research Day, Temple University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, PA.  April, 2004.
  7. Song JJ, Kannan RA, Safadi FF, Popoff SN.  Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Mediates Condensation of Mesenchymal Cell Induced by TGF-β1.  Dawn Marks Graduate Student       Research Day, Temple University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, PA.  November, 2004.

SEMINAR

  1. Graduate Student Research Day, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Temple University School of Medicine.; Philadelphia, PA.  “Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Acts As A Downstream.”  October, 2005.
  2. The Delaware Valley Mouse Club annual meeting held at Fox Chase Cancer Center; Philadelphia, PA.  “Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Promotes Skeletogenesis.”  May, 2004.
  3. Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Temple Univ. School of Medicine; Philadelphia, PA. “Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Promotes Skeletogenesis.”  January, 2004.
  4. M.D./Ph.D. Student Seminar, Temple University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, PA.  “Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Promotes Condensation And Inhibits Differentiation Of Mesenchymal Stem Cells During Chondrogenesis.”  April, 2005.
  5. Dept of PM&R Grand rounds, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA. “Potential for Adipose Stem Cell in Musculoskeletal Medicine”. April, 2012.
  6. Interdisciplinary stroke tream meeting. Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital; Allentown, PA.  “Anti-platelet & Anticoagulation in Stroke”, November, 2012.
  7. Interdisciplinary spinal cord injury tream meeting. Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital; Allentown, PA.  “Low Back Pain”, November, 2012.
  8. Dept of PM&R Grand rounds, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA. “Spinal Cord Stimulation”. December, 2012
  9. St. Cloud Regional Medical Center Health Fair 2017. “I Need Help With My Back Pain: Nonsurgical Solutions”.  January, 2017


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