Jeff Oney, PA-C
Jeff Oney, PA, MSM, MS is a board certified (NCCPA) physician assistant working with Dr. Brian Ratigan, MD at South Bend Orthopedics. He joined Dr. Ratigan’s team in the fall of 2019 and assists in surgery, conducts physical exams, diagnoses conditions, orders and interprets diagnostic test, writes prescriptions and performs various injections including ultrasound guided injections.
Jeff graduated from Western Michigan University (WMU), magna cum laude, with a major in athletic training and a minor in biology in 2007. He went on to complete a two-year graduate assistantship, serving as head athletic trainer at Benton Harbor High School while earning a masters of science degree in sports medicine and exercise science from WMU in 2010. He went on to complete WMU’s Physician Assistant program, graduating in 2015 earning a masters of science in medicine degree.
Prior to joining South Bend Orthopedics, he worked as a physician assistant at Borgess Orthopedics, in Kalamazoo, MI for 4 years (2015-2019).
He worked as an athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist from 2007-2013, working at all levels of competition, from the NFL (New England Patriots athletic trainer summer intern 2007) to high school athletics.
Jeff grew up in Bridgman, MI and graduated from Bridgman High School (’02) and was an accomplished high school athlete earning 12 varsity letters (football 4, baseball 4, basketball 3 and track and field 1). He competed in collegiate basketball at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI for two years before transferring to WMU.
Jeff continues to live an active lifestyle and enjoys running, cycling, weight training and yoga and has completed 3 full marathons and 3 half marathons. Jeff, his wife Katie and three children, Colin, Makenzie and Addison enjoy outdoor activities, movie nights and traveling.
Western Michigan University:
- 2007, bachelors of science, magna cum laude, athletic training with biology minor
- 2010, masters of science, sports medicine and exercise science
- 2015, masters of science in medicine, physician assistant studies