OrthoMemphis Surgeon is a Healthcare Heroes Finalist

Michael Neel is more than just a physician, having donated his time and talents to many other organizations.  Neel, who specializes in musculoskeletal oncology and total joint replacement of the hip and knee at OrthoMemphis, also dedicates himself to pediatric orthopedic oncology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  He has served as a diplomate on the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.  Neel is a member of the American Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the International Society of Pediatric Surgical Oncologists and the International Society of Limb Salvage Surgeons.  As if that wasn’t enough, he serves as a clinical assistant professor in orthopedics at the University of Tennessee-Memphis and is on staff at St. Jude Children ‘s Research Hospital, Baptist Memorial Hospital and Methodist Hospital.  Neel is also no stranger to medical journals, having been published 30 times in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Pediatric Radiology, and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  Randy Holcomb, an orthopedic surgeon and president of OrthoMemphis, says that Neel goes above and beyond a busy practice with his work at St. Jude Children ‘s Research Hospital, working mostly with children who have primary bone tumors and leukemia.

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