Chair of the Board of Directors

Neil C. Vining, MD, MBA

Dr. Neil Vining is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in pediatric orthopaedics and trauma. Dr. Vining completed his undergraduate degree at Campbell University and Medical School at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with Highest Honors. He spent an additional year at Chapel Hill in the Distinguished Medical Scholars program studying research design and methodology.

Dr. Vining completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Madigan Army Medical Center. Immediately following his residency, Dr. Vining spent three years as a military Orthopaedic 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 of 2007, for seven months with the 160th Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan. After returning, Dr. Vining was the Assistant Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Winn Army Community Hospital.

After leaving active duty military service, Dr. Vining completed a pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He maintains an interest in the delivery of surgical care in the battlefield setting and has published articles on the subject. He has also served as an advisor to the Wake Medical Center Simulations Center designing medical simulations for training of military medical personnel.  He currently practices orthopaedic trauma surgery in North Carolina.