Neil Vining, MD
- National Medical Director for Surgical Services
As a proven leader, Dr. Neil Vining brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the company as national medical director of TeamHealth Surgical Services. Dr. Vining is an experienced surgeon with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and healthcare industry. He is skilled in the evaluation of healthcare performance metrics, with a focus on measurability, relevance and utility, and he still actively practices as a TeamHealth orthopedic surgeon.
Dr. Vining completed his undergraduate degree at Campbell University and graduated from medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also earned his MBA at Chapel Hill in finance and entrepreneurship. During medical school, Dr. Vining spent an additional year in the Distinguished Medical Scholars program, studying research design and methodology.
He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Madigan Army Medical Center. Immediately following his residency, Dr. Vining spent three years as a military orthopedic trauma surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, treating wounded military evacuees from the Iraq and Afghan conflicts. During his time at Landstuhl, Dr. Vining was deployed with the 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Muzafarabad, Pakistan, for humanitarian relief following the major earthquake there, and again in June 2007, for seven months with the 160th Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan. After returning, Dr. Vining was the assistant chief of orthopedic surgery at Winn Army Community Hospital.
Upon separating from the Army after 22 years of service, Dr. Vining completed an additional year of subspecialty training in pediatric orthopedic reconstruction. Dr. Vining is a charter member and current chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Geneva Foundation, as well a member of the Board of Directors. The Geneva Foundation is a nonprofit organization created in 1993 with the sole mission to support and promote the advancement of military medicine through research and education. In 2018, Dr. Vining was awarded the Certified Physician Executive (CPE) certificate from the American Association for Physician Leadership.