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Our Team

Our mission at the Bone and Joint Institute is to offer you the finest orthopaedic care available. We consider it a privilege to be trusted with your orthopaedic care. We will make every effort to treat you as a real person and to listen to your needs. We will try our best to treat you like we would like to be treated.

Our Doctors

Dr. J. Lex Kenerly, III, MDJ. Lex Kenerly, III, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. J. Lex Kenerly has had the honor and privilege of treating patients in his hometown and surrounding areas for more than two decades. A board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Kenerly specializes in many surgical and nonsurgical treatments of conditions related to the musculoskeletal system.

Dr. J. Matthew Valosen, MDJ. Matthew Valosen, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. J. Matthew Valosen joins Bone and Joint Institute of South Georgia (BJISG) after beginning his career as a U.S. Army Orthopaedic Surgeon. He was previously the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgical Services at Winn Army Community Hospital, Ft. Stewart, GA. A board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Valosen brings to BJISG a wealth of experience from his military background in treating sports related and traumatic injuries of musculoskeletal system.

Dr. Thomas P. Loumeau, MDThomas P. Loumeau, MD

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Thomas P. Loumeau is a board certified orthopaedic spine surgeon internationally recognized for his innovative research presentations from Canada to Spain.  Dr. Loumeau joined BJISG in 2017 bringing a vast knowledge of spine treatments that is a huge asset to our patients and community.

Dr. Amber Aragon, MDAmber Aragon, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Aragon specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal complaints, both chronic and sports-related, including meniscus tears, ligament injuries, rotator cuff tears, arthritis, carpel tunnel syndrome, and ankle instability. She uses an arthroscopic approach for the majority of her surgical cases.

DR.-JONESMonica Carrion-Jones, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Monica Carrion-Jones is a dual-board-certified physician both in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as Electrodiagnostic Medicine.  We are very excited that she has joined the Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia family.  One of her main goals is to restore function to patients with impairment and disabilities of the musculoskeletal system.

Non-Surgical treatments provided by Dr. Carrion-Jones: Nerve Conduction Studies and EMG’s, Therapeutic Injections, Botox® Injection Therapy, Chronic Migraines, Spasticity, Stroke Injuries, Acute Back Pain and much more.

Our Physician Assistants

W. Scott Rowell P.A.-CW. Scott Rowell, P.A.-C

Certified Physician Assistant

For more than a decade, Certified Physician Assistant Scott Rowell has been a tremendous asset to Dr. Kenerly’s Orthopaedic Practice. His warm bedside manner and personality have endeared Scott to the hundreds of patients with whom he has served at The Bone and Joint Institute.

W. Stephen Hutcheson, P.A.-CW. Stephen Hutcheson, P.A.-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Stephen Hutcheson comes to the Bone and Joint Institute with nearly ten years of orthopaedic experience, most recently with Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Waycross. “Stephen will be a tremendous asset to BJI and we’re excited to have him join the practice,” said J. Lex Kenerly, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon. “He brings many years of orthopaedic experience, as well as an excellent reputation in the Ware County area.”

Kyle Deuter, P.A.-CKyle Deuter, P.A.-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Kyle Deuter comes to the Bone and Joint Institute with nearly fifteen years of orthopaedic experience. “I chose orthopaedics because I’ve played and loved sports my entire life and enjoy the physical, hands-on nature of orthopaedics. I’m thrilled to be a part of Bone & Joint Institute’s team and look forward to providing patient-centered care to each patient that comes through our doors.”