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Charles Gary Jackson, MD

Charles Gary Jackson, MD
  • March 26, 1947 - March 22, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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Dear Mrs. Jackson and family,
Dr. Jackson successfully resected an acoustic neuroma from my head twenty years ago. We traveled from south Louisiana to Nashville on the recommendation of my local doctor. I tried to look him up couple years ago and could not find him in Nashville, and googling him today his obit came up to my shock and sadness. We didn't"t get to visit much during my week in Nashville as he had serious business to handle with me

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Posted by: George Diedrich - Thibodaux, LA - Acquaintance   Sep 17, 2018

Dear Diane,
I'm sorry to hear of Gary's passing. We attended St Joe's together. I was a year ahead of him in school and we used to study together in the biology lab in the evenings. We both stayed on campus such as it was back then.
Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. I just now thought of him and googled his name. Sadly, that's how I found out about his passing.
Jim Basilio

Posted by: Jim Basilio - Swarthmore, PA - Classmate   Aug 22, 2018

Diane, saddened to hear of the loss of Dr. Jackson. His skill as a surgeon saved my son his hearing, for which we will be forever grateful. He cared for us well as parents throughout the surgery process. What a wonderful, kind gentleman. Our sincere condolences, Kathy and Don Bull

Posted by: Kathryn Bull - Nashville, TN - Coworker   Jun 02, 2018

I always referred to Dr. Jackson as "angel hands". After many surgeries in my home state, I hopelessly contacted The Otology group in Nashville for one last chance, and Dr. Jackson helped me hear again. I'm a singer so it meant the world to me, and I never had the chance to thank him in person which makes me sad. Rest in peace.I was his patient only one time, but it was fate that led me to him, and now I have the gift of writing songs.

Posted by: Susan Hall - Canton, NC - Acquaintance   May 28, 2018

Like many of the people here who have extended their condolences, Gary's legacy of teaching was exponential. I owe what I am professionally and in many many ways personally to this man. There is nothing I can say to adequately sum up what that means to me, my patients, and my own family every single day. I will miss him dearly until we cross paths again. Thank you Jackson family for your sacrifices and sharing him with us. The fruits of his labor and yours continue to impact lives every single day.

Posted by: Ward Gardner - Little rock, AR - Student   Apr 01, 2018

I'm so sorry to hear this. Thank you so much for stopping by the barber shop and letting me know. I can't tell you how much I have enjoyed barbering for Dr. Jackson. He and I had many laughs. He always spoke very highly of his family. You all meant a great deal to him. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeff Richard

Posted by: Jeff Richard - Mt. Pleasant, SC - Friend   Apr 01, 2018

I was so sad to hear of Dr. Jackson's passing. I had the honor and privilege of working as his assistant in helping transition the fellowship to an ACGME-accredited fellowship. He was a brilliant man with a sometimes intimidating persona but a teddy bear heart. I was happy to have been able to maintain communication with him after his retirement and hear the wonderful stories of teaching his grandchildren to fish... something he could not wait to do...and to still

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Posted by: Betty Warner - Pembroke PInes, FL - Coworker   Mar 28, 2018

Brilliant man, accomplished surgeon, proud grandfather. I worked with Dr. Jackson in Nashville and everyday was a learning experience. Much to young to leave this world. RIP.
Penny Richardson

Posted by: Penny Richardson - Nashville, TN - Coworker   Mar 27, 2018

Diane, is sorry to hear about Gary, God rest his soul.

Posted by: Dennis and Andria Bojrab - Bloomfirleld Hills, MI - Friend   Mar 26, 2018

I hear Dr. Jackson's advise on most days in the OR, but especially when there is something unexpected or stressful. He helps me all the time! I only spent one year at The Otology Group for my neuro-otology fellowship, but I had my second child while I was there. Mrs. Jackson and Dr. Jackson were very kind to me and my little family. My daughter still has the pink bunny Diane brought to our apartment in Nashville when I was

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Posted by: Raquel Redtfeldt - Phoenix, AZ - Student   Mar 26, 2018