Lepard, Jacob, M.D.

Areas of Interest
Pediatrics, Global Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical education, Medical Socioeconomics



Chattanooga, TN

Undergraduate School
Lee University
Major: Biochemistry

Medical School
University of Tennessee College of Medicine


Jacob Lepard was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN where he developed an interest in international medicine during trips taken in high school and undergrad to Brazil and Guatemala. He is currently completing an enfolded fellowship in global neurosurgical research and education through the Harvard Program for Global Surgery and Social Change. He plans to pursue a pediatrics fellowship following residency with continued emphasis in international neurosurgical education. He and his wife Morgan have two daughters - Madison and Emery. In his free time Jacob enjoys trail running and reading historical fiction.

Honors and Awards

  • Shulman Award - AANS/CNS Pediatrics Section - 2018
  • The "Buddy Nobles" Resident teaching Award - 2017
  • UAB Emergency Medicine - Consultant of the Year - 2016
  • UAB Neurosurgery - "PGY-2 Award" - 2016