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Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Jerome Robert Dunklin , MD

Sierra Pacific Orthopedics
FRESNO, CA 93720

(559) 256-5200


Jerome Robert Dunklin, M.D. was born and raised in Fresno, California, where he graduated from San Joaquin Memorial High School and was a member of the 1974 Valley Championship football team. He then attended Fresno City College, Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in biology from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. While in college he participated in rugby, which he played on both the West Coast and in the Midwest. Jerry was accepted into medical school at Creighton University and graduated in 1985. After medical school he continued his study of medicine as a transitional intern at the Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center. After completing his internship in Michigan, Jerry was accepted into the orthopedic surgery residency program at the University of Missouri in Kansas City where he trained under Dr. Ken Lambert who developed the modern technique for ACL reconstruction. During this period he also worked with the team physicians for the Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs. After serving on the faculty of the University of Missouri in Kansas City Jerry completed a fellowship in sports medicine and ski trauma at the Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Medical Clinic with Drs. Randy Watson and Keith Swanson. The Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Medical Clinic is where Dr. Richard Stedman pioneered his successful program in sports trauma and reconstruction. Jerry returned to Fresno in 1992 and founded a solo practice in orthopedic surgery. In 2001 he became a founding member of The Sierra Pacific Orthopedic Clinic in Fresno, California. Jerry enjoys practicing general orthopedics and specializes in sports-related injuries, fractures, total joint replacement, work-related injuries, and trauma. He is board- certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Western Orthopaedic Association, California Medical Association and the Fresno-Madera Medical Society. Jerry performs surgery primarily at St. Agnes Medical Center and the Fresno Surgery Center. He also serves on the Medical School Advisory Board for Creighton University. In addition to his medical commitments, he enjoys travel, hiking, water skiing, golf, and spending time with is wife and three children. Jerry and his wife, Marianne, have been married for 20 years. Jerry and his family are parishioners of St. Paul Newman Center in Fresno, California. To schedule and appointment with Dr. Dunklin at Sierra Pacific Orthopedics, please call (559) 261-0234.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 37 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish


Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Valley Children's Hospital
  • Madera Community Hospital
  • Fresno Surgical Hospital
  • Clovis Community Medical Center
  • Saint Agnes Medical Center

Education and Training

Medical School
Creighton University School Of Medicine Graduated in 1985

Main Location

Fax: []
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Other Locations

Sierra Pacific Orthopedic Center
1630 E Herndon Ave
Fresno, CA 93720
(559) 256-5200

Fax:(559) 925-6537
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Tandem PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA HMO Wholecare
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net CA Primary EPO
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO