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Parrish Medical Group Welcomes Dr. William J. Near

Parrish Medical Group Welcomes Dr. William J. Near

Parrish Medical Group, with offices in Titusville, Port St. John, Port Canaveral and Suntree/Melbourne, welcomes William Jennings Near, MD as its newest board-certified orthopedic surgeon.

Dr. Near has practiced orthopedic medicine in Nebraska, Florida and, most recently, at Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Ohio.

His general orthopedic practice includes specialized surgical procedures such as anterior hip replacement, reverse shoulder surgery and geriatric fracture repair.

He received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska in 1976, and completed an internship at the City of Memphis Hospital Department of Surgery in Memphis, Tennessee in 1980. His residency was completed at the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, Department of Surgery in 1981 and University of Tennessee, Campbell Foundation Department of Orthopedic Surgery in 1984. He became a Fellow at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 1987.

Dr. Near is conveniently located in the Parrish Healthcare Center at 5005 Port St. John Parkway, Suite 2200, Port St. John, FL 32927 and is currently accepting patients with Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurances.