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Ian T. McNeill, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
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UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-8073


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Dr. McNeill is a dual neurosurgery and orthopedic fellowship-trained neurosurgeon, assistant professor in the Division of Neurosurgery, and co-director of Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Surgery in the Comprehensive Spine Center. Dr. McNeill obtained his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine where he was elected to the Gold Humanism Society. He completed a neurosurgery residency as well as a fellowship in complex spine surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. As a resident, he was elected to the Mount Sinai faculty and resident AOA chapter. After residency, Dr. McNeill pursued additional advanced training in adult and pediatric spinal surgery as an orthopedic spine surgery fellow at the University of California at San Francisco.

Dr. McNeill specializes in treating the entire spectrum of spinal disorders. He maintains a special interest in complex reconstruction of adult and pediatric cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal deformity. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and AO Spine.

A.B.Harvard UniversityAfro-American Studies
M.S.Georgetown UniversityPhysiology & Biophysics
M.D.University of Virginia School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
FellowshipIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiComplex Spine Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery
ResidencyIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNeurosurgery
FellowshipUniversity of California at San FranciscoComplex Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Sinai Team-based Traslational Education Program: the URM Propeller (STTEP-UP) Initiative in Science and Medicine: NIH/NCATS Funded Training Program
Honoree at 48th Annual African-American Day Parade for Community ServiceMount Sinai and New York City
UVA Student National Medical Association Community Service AwardUniversity of Virginia
UVA School of Medicine Class of 1954 Community Service AwardUniversity of Virginia
Gold Humanism Honor Society
Integra Foundation Neurosurgery Summer Research Scholarship
City Year Idealism in Action Award for Volunteerism in Washington, D.C.
  • Complex Reconstruction of Congenital and Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Spinal Deformity Including Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Chin-on-Chest Deformity, and Ear-on-Shoulder Deformity
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Degenerative Spine Disease Including Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Herniated Discs
  • Motion-Preservation Surgery Including Disc Replacement
  • Advanced Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
North American Spine SocietyMemberNational2020
American Association of Neurological SurgeonsMemberNational2013
Congress of Neurological SurgeonsMemberNational2013

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