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kevin o'neill, md 

Specializing in spine surgery

Kevin O'Neill


4.91 out of 5 (107 reviews) About Verified Ratings

Meet Dr. Kevin O'Neill

Dr. O’Neill is a spine surgeon who evaluates and treats patients with a wide variety of neck and spine conditions and performs a variety of spine procedures– such as spinal fusions. He eliminates back surgery risks by using techniques such as minimally invasive and motion-preserving orthopedic surgery for the most complex spine reconstructions. 

As a leading orthopedic spine specialist, he will advise each unique patient on when to get spine surgery and back surgery recovery tips. 

Dr. O’Neill utilizes a down-to-earth approach to understanding his patient’s neck and back pain. He works with patients to provide the optimal treatment program for their unique orthopedic injuries. Using modern techniques and state of the art technology, along with spinal surgery experience and skill, Dr. O’Neill is able to offer patients the best back and spine surgical outcomes for their spine injuries. 


Awards & Honors

  • Indianapolis Top Doctor Award (2019 - 2022)
  • The Spine Journal Editor’s Choice Award (2012)
  • Dr. Kathryn Cramer Outstanding Resident Paper Award (2012)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ascher H. Shapiro Fellowship (2000)
  • University of Notre Dame Valedictorian Nomination (2000)
  • University of Notre Dame Reverend Thomas A. Steiner Award (2000)
  • Excellence in Mechanical Engineering Design Award (2000)
  • Tau Beta Pi and Pi Tau Sigma Engineering Honor Societies (1999)


  • Undergraduate School - University of Notre Dame
  • Graduate School - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Medical School - Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Fellowship - Washington University


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders
  • The North American Spine Society
  • Cervical Spine Research Society

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I want to thank Dr. O'Neill for the great care and concern. Not only did he fix my back with his skilled hands, he actually genuinely cared about me as a patient and as a person. That is hard to find in today’s medical field, at least in my experience.

Lorraine Johnson


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