John Neal VI, MD

General Orthopedics


General Orthopaedics


Tel: 973-972-4520

Dr. John Neal VI, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon at North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI). Dr. Neal practices general orthopaedics with a special focus on both operative and nonoperative management of fractures, sports injuries of all kinds, bone and soft tissue infections. He also specializes in the management of arthritic conditions of the hip, knee and shoulder.

Dr. Neal is a native of Southern Pines, NC and currently lives with his wife and son in Summit, NJ. His interests include golf, running and hiking.

Contact Doctor: 973-972-4520

Dr. Neal completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina and his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds a master's degree in physiology from North Carolina State University and completed his undergraduate work at Duke University.

Refereed Original Article in Journal

  1. Belin E, Neal JW, Tannous O, Anderson P, Williams SJ, Ludwig SL; Thoracic and upper lumbar spine injuries: New concepts in the management of thoracolumbar fractures; In Browner BD (ed): Skeletal Trauma: basic science, management and reconstruction, 5th Philadelphia; Sander; 2014: 972-980
  1. Alves T, Neal JW, Weinhold PS, Dahners LE; Biomechanical comparison of 3 possible fixation strategies to resist femoral neck shortening after Orthopedics, 201;33 (4); 233. 2010

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  1. Prevalence and Location of Glenohumeral Articular Cartilage Lesions in Consecutive Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgeries. Mentor: Shane Woolf, MD; Department of Orthopaedics, Medical University of South Carolina 2013-2015
  2. Efficacy of Intra-Articular Dexamethasone Injections to Prevent Adhesion Formation After Traumatic Knee Injury in a Rat Model. Mentor: Laurence Dahners, MD; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Funding: NIDDK Short Term Research Training Grant and the Aileen Stock Orthopaedic Research Fund. 2008
  3. Basic Science Bench-top Research Investigating Health and Osteoarthritic Human Cartilage, Both Porcine and Human, Utilizing Biomechanical, Immunohistochemical, and Nucleic Acid Based Methods. Research Assistant to Ronald Graff, PhD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2004-2006.