Derek Barnard is a Physician Assistant to Dr. Jackson, and has been with Premier Spine Care since its inception in 2006. He attended Kansas State University where he received his B.S. in Science. He then attended Wichita State University where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Derek is a member of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He works closely with Dr. Jackson in both the clinical and surgical settings of Premier Spine Care, assisting patients with conservative treatment options and on-going care both pre-and post-operatively.