THE SBJ TEAM: Serving Savannah's Orthopaedic Needs
Our mission to you:
To provide quality, compassionate and professional orthopaedic care to the citizens of the low country regardless of their insurance plan or ability to pay for care up front.
To remember what it is like to be the patient, always striving for friendly, cost and time efficient care.
To be informative and educational in consultation so that you, the patient, feels satisfied with the encounter.
To emphasize surgery as the last resort, applied only when necessary, and with the full understanding and consent of the patient.
To apply the latest safe and scientifically proven effective technologies to the care of our patients, not just passing fads designed to increase office traffic or profits.
To apply the full set of principles as outlined by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) regarding the Patient-Centered Care (PCC) initiative.
Your Specialist, Dr. Winchell
Dr Winchell was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. He grew up in Northern Virginia with his parents and two brothers. He decided to become a surgeon at the age of 10 and has remained steadfast to his dream ever since.
He turned down his appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point to attend an accelerated medical school right out of high school.
He graduated with Distinction from the University of Missouri and trained at one of the top orthopedic surgery residencies at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center in St. Louis, Missouri. He did a research fellowship in Osteoarthritis while training.
After working as the general orthopedic surgeon for Southcoast Medical Group in Savannah, GA for 2.5 years, he started his own practice in the Savannah area. He is ABOS Board Certified in General Orthopedics and sees children and adults.
In the last few years Dr. Winchell has decided to expand the focus of his practice to include "Whole Body Wellness". As of January 2012 Cloud 9 Medical Spa can be found inside the Savannah Bone and Joint Building. Cloud 9 Medical Spa offers an array of services.Dr. Winchell lives with his Wife, a born a raised Savannahian, Natalie Moore- Winchell and three "canine children" His Therapy Dog, a lab mix named Tux, His Weimaraner, Bella, and a Catahoula rescue, named Orlando aka Oreo. He enjoys boating, skeet shooting, fishing, hiking/camping, SCUBA, and a good deal on Amazon.com