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
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.