Dr Winchell was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. He grew up in Nothern Virginia with his parents and two brothers. He decided to become a surgeon at the age of 10 and has remained stedfast 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 orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedics and sees children and adults.
In the last year 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 three "canine children" His Therapy Dog, a lab mix named Tux, His Weimaraner, Bella, and the newest addition, an Australian Shepherd mix rescue, named Orlando aka Oreo. He enjoys boating, skeet shooting, fishing, hiking/camping, SCUBA, and a good deal on Amazon.com