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Dr. Neal Everson

Undergraduate
United States Military Academy at West Point

Medical School
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Residency Training
Michigan State University Statewide Campus System- Mclaren Macomb, Mt Clemens Michigan

Fellowship Training
San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine- ACGME accredited

Board Certifications
Board Eligible- American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Medical Society Memberships
American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Team Experience
San Diego State University
San Diego Gulls- American Hockey League
San Diego Mesa College and Grossmont Community college
Various High Schools in San Diego

Research and Publications

Opioid consumption after shoulder arthroscopy with multimodal pain protocol not altered by addition of concurrent NSAID use or after rotator cuff repair  Scripps Green Hospital San Diego, CA

Medullary Osteomyelitis of the Humerus infected by Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus- a Case Report for Michigan State University

Superior Locked Patella Dislocation: a Case Report for Michigan State University

Total Hip Arthoplasty in a patient with Marfan Syndrome: presented at Senior Paper Day at Michigan State University

Procedures

Operative:

  • CT Guided Total and Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Computer Navigated Partial and Total Knee Replacements
  • Total Hip replacement- Direct Anterior or Posterior Approach
  • Shoulder dislocation surgery
  • ACL Reconstruction and Revision Surgery
  • All Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs
  • Shoulder, Hip and knee arthroscopy
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Endoscopic and open Carpal Tunnel surgery
  • Trigger Finger, Cubital Tunnel Surgeries, tendon repair
  • Pediatric and adult Trauma fracture care

Nonoperative:

  • Fracture Management
  • Injections utilizing Corticosteroids, Platelet Rich Plasma and Autologous Stem Cells
  • Rotator cuff and impingement
  • Osteoarthritis of shoulder, hip and knee
  • Shoulder and knee instability
  • Shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand pain
  • Hip, knee, ankle and low extremity pain
  • Sports related injuries and overuse syndromes

Special Interests

Joint Replacement Surgery

Shoulder and Knee Sports Arthroscopy

Dr. Everson attended medical school at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, Washington. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Mclaren Macomb Hospital in north east Detroit which is part of the Michigan State University Statewide Campus. During that time Dr. Everson also studied pediatric surgery and orthopedic trauma at the Detroit Medical Center.

After residency, Dr. Everson went on to pursue a prestigious fellowship in Sports Medicine at San Diego Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy. During fellowship he worked in San Diego County and at Scripps La Jolla Hospital which is the #11 ranked orthopedic hospital in the country (US News and World Report 2019). There he worked with various sports teams and with the former team physicians of the San Diego Chargers and Padres. He worked as a team physician at San Diego State University and with the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League and various community colleges and high schools in San Diego County.

Dr. Everson is excited to join McKinley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in providing exceptional orthopedic care to the people of interior Alaska. He has an interest in Sports Medicine including ACL reconstruction, knee and shoulder arthroscopy, robotic total joint surgery, minimally invasive surgical techniques, cartilage restoration, and platelet and stem cell therapy for various injuries and ailments. He also enjoys treating patients of all ages from the young to the elderly. He firmly believes that surgery be reserved for those that fail other nonoperative care and enjoys seeing patients heal with and without surgery. He performs total joint replacements, surgery for orthopedic trauma, hand surgery and arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, hip and knee. He operates at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and The Surgery Center of Fairbanks.

Dr. Everson is originally from the Fairbanks area, having grown up here in the interior, going to school in North Pole and being stationed at Fort Wainwright during his military service. He is excited to once again call Fairbanks his home. He is a proud father of five children and enjoys the outdoors, fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, snowboarding, basketball, scouting, church activities and the many talents of his children.

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