Braden Jex, DO received his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Administration from Utah Valley University and his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship, anesthesia residency, and subspecialty fellowship training in pain management with Froedtert Hospital & The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
During residency Dr. Jex was involved with research with the neurosurgery and anesthesia pain departments regarding spinal cord stimulation and received the prestigious “Resident Educator of the Year Award” during his CA-2 year, which is an award voted upon by all M3 & M4 medical students rotating in anesthesia during the year. He scored in the top 10% in the nation on the anesthesia basic board exam administered to all anesthesia residents in the country. In addition, he is a member of multiple medical organizations and honor societies. He is also double board certified in anesthesia and pain medicine.
Dr. Jex believes in a multidisciplinary approach to treating chronic pain to help achieve the best pain control and return to function. He is specialized in interventions to help treat chronic pain and believes in combining these interventions with osteopathic manual manipulation, medications, pain psychology, complimentary and alternative medicine, massage, chiropractic care, and physical therapy.
Dr. Jex has served multiple medical and humanitarian organizations. In his youth he was involved in the Boy Scout’s of America and carried out his Eagle scout service project for a homeless shelter in Salt Lake City, Utah. After high school he served a two-year full-time mission for his church to Sydney, Australia. Then during his premed years he served a medical and humanitarian mission with a group called “Vaccines for the Philippines” to help gather and deliver health care supplies, hold medical and dental clinics, and build homes for the natives of the island of Bohol, Philippines. Also during his premed years he helped organize and deliver school and food supplies to a school on the Navajo Indian reservation in Gallup, New Mexico.
Dr. Jex married his high school sweetheart and together they have 3 wonderful kids. He loves being a husband and father. He also enjoys being active in his church, hiking, 4-wheeling, snowmobiling, snowboarding, fishing, reading, movies, collecting pocket knives, and traveling.