Stephen O’Neil, DO

Stephen O NeilDr. Stephen O’Neil is a fellowship trained orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon with OAM. He completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Ski/Snowboard Trauma at the Taos Orthopaedic Institute. In fellowship, he served as physician for the US Ski team in Switzerland and Austria. Prior to that, he completed his Residency through University of Michigan – Metro Health Hospital, where he was elected Chief Resident. Dr. O’Neil’s special interests include sports-related trauma, arthroscopic treatment of shoulder and knee injuries, and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee. He has additional work experience as a medical volunteer in El Salvador and rural Appalachia. He was also a backcountry backpacking guide and Search and Rescue team member in New Mexico, and a horse wrangler in Colorado and Wyoming. Dr. O’Neil’s care philosophy is “to build trust with patients by treating them as I would want to be treated.” Dr. O’Neil and his wife have two children; they enjoy spending as much time as possible in the outdoors hiking, skiing, camping and fishing.

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Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • OAM Surgery Center at MidTowne
  • University of Michigan Health-West
  • Corewell Health
  • Ascension Borgess Allegan


  • Medical – Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Blacksburg, VA), D.O., 2015
  • Undergraduate – Auburn University (Auburn, AL), B.S., 2009

Board Certification

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Eligible


  • Fellowship – Taos Orthopaedic Institute (Taos, NM), Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 2020-2021
  • Residency – University of Michigan – Metro Health Hospital (Grand Rapids, MI), 2015-2020

Certifications / Memberships

  • AO Trauma, North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • AOAO Resident Abstract Selection final, Annual Meeting, October 2017
  • Metro Health Resident Award, Annual Research Day, May 2017
    • 1st place – Quality Improvement
    • 2nd place – Case Series
  • Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics Academic Scholarship, 2007
  • VCOM Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society, 2012-2015
  • VCOM Distinguished Scholar Award in Geriatrics, 2013-2014


  • Metro Foundation grant for cadaver specimens, completed and paid. 30,000 USD
  • Metro Foundation grant for rotator cuff ultrasound evaluation completed and paid. 3,250 USD