Michael Neel, M.D. Named Chief of Staff for
Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital
Michael Neel, M.D., has been named Chief of Staff for Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. In this role, Dr. Neel oversees the Hospital’s medical staff organization including numerous medical staff departments and committees. In partnership with other physicians and the leadership and associates of Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital, Dr. Neel’s position ultimately focuses on providing high quality, cost-effective care in a manner that is both patient and family centered.
Dr. Neel is a fellowship trained orthopaedic oncology and total joint surgeon with OrthoMemphis, a division of MSK Group, P.C. Dr. Neel splits his time between his adult practice at OrthoMemphis and the children with bone cancer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. As a fellowship trained orthopaedic oncology surgeon on staff at St. Jude, Dr. Neel is a vital part of the patient care team, as well as the team that develops research and treatment protocols for bone cancer patients.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from the University of Alabama and received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Neel completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Florida Medical Center in Jacksonville and his fellowship in orthopaedic oncology at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the Association of Bone & Joint Surgeons, International Society of Limb Salvage Surgeons, and the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Tennessee College Health Science Center.
With 18 years of clinical and surgical experience, Dr. Neel will be a great addition to the leadership team that will help drive high quality cost-effective care that is best for the patient and their family at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital.
In the early 1980′s, OrthoMemphis created the “orthopaedic urgent care clinic” concept in Memphis. Today, OrthoStat® offers orthopaedic services in a manner that provides rapid in-office care for patients’ urgent orthopaedic needs. By staffing OrthoStat® with a full-time orthopaedist, we can offer walk-in service the day of need for urgent, acute cases.
Although appointments aren’t necessary at OrthoStat®, they do allow us to better anticipate your needs before you arrive. You can contact OrthoStat® at 901.261.STAT (7828) between
- Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m
- Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
- Closed on Most Holidays
We recently initiated an After-Hours Call Back Service for our patients on the weekend. Hours for the Call Back Service are each Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m, and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. You can call OrthoStat® at 901.261.STAT (7828), and a member of our appointment staff will return your call within thirty minutes. In the event of an acute/non-critical injury that you believe can wait to be evaluated the following Monday, call us and be comforted knowing you will be seen on Monday.
In the event of an emergency, we urge you to contact 911 or report to the nearest emergency department. We are happy to see emergency patients at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Memphis and Methodist Hospital – Germantown. You should simply ask the emergency department staff to contact the OrthoMemphis Physician On-Call should they determine you need to be seen by an orthopaedic surgeon.
We accept most major insurance plans but you should be sure your coverage does not require a referral and that we are in-network. We encourage you to verify our schedule for major holidays. We will be closed Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day & Friday After Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
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