PORT ST. JOHN, PORT CANAVERAL, MELBOURNE & TITUSVILLE, FLA. (October 25, 2017)— 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 fracture repair.

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.

Please call 321-633-8660 for an appointment.

About Parrish Medical Group

Parrish Medical Group, a Parrish Healthcare integrated care partner, is North Brevard’s largest network of primary care physicians and specialists. PMG’s physicians are specialized in many areas of medicine and together, have one common goal – to provide coordinated, comprehensive healthcare to its patients. PMG physicians recently united to better serve patients from Suntree/Melbourne to Titusville. In practice as independent physicians for many years, Parrish Medical Group represents family practice and internal medicine along with many specialties. Visit parrishmedgroup.com or call 321-268-6PMG (6764) for more information.

About Parrish Healthcare

Parrish Healthcare, America’s first Joint Commission Integrated Care Certified network, includes: Parrish Medical Center, a Mayo Clinic Care Network member and one of the nation’s most recognized hospitals for clinical quality, patient safety, and healing environments; Parrish Medical Group, NCQA certified patient-centered medical homes; and Florida Health Network, a coalition of healthcare providers, insurers and others working together to improve quality and safety and lower healthcare costs on behalf of individuals, families and businesses.