Dr. Neel has been practicing for more than 24 years – treating adults and children with bone and soft tissue tumors as well as adults with hip and knee arthritis. He currently serves as chief for the Orthopaedic division at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr. Neel lectures to national and international audiences on the management of skeletally immature patients with bone cancer, the use of oncologic prosthesis in adults with massive bone loss and the management of osteonecrosis.
Dr. Neel spends his free time with his wife, Liz, of 30 years and 2 children, Elisabeth Ann, who is in the adult program at Madonna Learning Center and Robert, who is a first year medical student. He also enjoys playing golf and following Alabama football. Dr. Neel volunteers at the Church Health Center and currently serves as president of the Board of Directors of the Madonna Learning Center, a faith-based school for children and adults with special needs.
Orthopaedic Oncology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Florida, University Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Association of Bone & Joint Surgeons
International Society of Limb Salvage Surgeons
Musculoskeletal Tumor Society