Deacon Staggs
Deacon Staggs Staff Physician at Ascension Medical Group

Dr. Deacon Staggs works the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation out of Austin, Texas. With over a decade-long experience in clinical practice since 2008, Dr. Staggs began his career in an outpatient musculoskeletal clinic. After five years, he transitioned to skilled nursing facilities and more recently, inpatient rehabilitation. Currently, he occupies the post of the Staff Physician at Ascension Medical Group. His job encompasses managing patients' condition in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, staffing a Botox clinic several times a month, and contributing to the training and education of the organization's medical residents. Apart from this, he provides his medical legal consulting skills to assist personal injury litigation proceedings.

Parallel to his role at Ascension Medical Group, Dr. Staggs has been serving as a Consulting Physician at Research & Planning Consultants, L.P. since 2017, where he applies his medical expertise in aid of life care plans and resolving injury-related litigations. Between 2013 and 2020, he held the positions of Physician and Medical Director at US Physiatry, offering consulting services across five skilled nursing facilities and serving as an attending physician at an inpatient rehab hospital. His professional abilities include life care planning and medical legal consulting. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Baylor College of Medicine, with a specialization in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Baylor University.

More about this expert

Full name
Deacon Staggs
Location
Austin, Texas, United States
Title
Staff Physician
Company
Ascension Medical Group (since 2020)
LinkedIn Connections
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Summary
I'm a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician in Austin, TX. I've been in clinical practice since 2008, starting in an outpatient musculoskeletal clinic for five years before transitioning to skilled nursing facilities and more recently inpatient rehabilitation. I've also done medical legal consulting as part of a team providing comprehensive medical and economic analysis to assist in resolving personal injury litigation.
Skills
Life Care Planning Medical Legal Consulting

Education

Baylor College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine - MD
Field of study: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
Baylor University
Bachelor of Science - BS
Field of study: Biology

Positions

Ascension Medical Group
Austin, TX
Staff Physician
May 2020 - Present

I work primarily in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital. I also staff a Botox clinic 3x/month and contribute to the education of our residents.
Research & Planning Consultants, L.P.
Austin, Texas Area
Consulting Physician
Mar 2017 - Present

I utilize my medical expertise to consult on life care plans and assist in resolving personal injury litigation.
US Physiatry
Austin, Texas Area
Physician, Medical Director
Jul 2013 - Mar 2020

I provided consulting services in five skilled nursing facilities and was an attending physician at an inpatient rehab hospital.