Dr. Mohammed “Adeel” Khaleel is a minimally invasive and complex spinal surgeon with Texas Metroplex Institute for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery (TMI). He completed his training at the Harvard Medical School Combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Fellowship in Spinal Surgery. Prior to joining TMI, he was an Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He served as Director of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery and Spinal Trauma at Parkland Memorial Hospital, one of the largest trauma centers in the world. He is on staff at Medical City Frisco and Medical City Plano and serves as a consultant spine surgeon at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.
He specializes in minimally invasive spinal surgery, complex cervical spinal problems, cervical myelopathy, scoliosis and deformity, degenerative disc disease, artificial disc replacement, cervical and lumbar radiculopathy, spinal stenosis, thoracic disc herniations, sports spine injuries, spinal trauma, and post-operative spinal problems. He is focused on providing comprehensive and compassionate care to obtain the best outcomes for his patients and employs the latest technologies such as spinal navigation and microinvasive endoscopic techniques.
Dr. Khaleel attended the Leadership in Medicine Program at Union College/Albany Medical College in upstate New York after graduating valedictorian of his class at Allen High School. This program, not only guaranteed him admission to medical school right after high school, but also allowed him to concurrently earn his Masters in Health Administration while graduating summa cum laude with a double degree in Biology and Economics. His studies took him to Europe where he studied various national health systems and their comparison with our own. While in medical school he served as co-president of the school’s chapter of Physicians for Human Rights, and he remains committed to relief work and philanthropy.
He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He honed his surgical skills and clinical acumen at the University Hospitals; Children’s Medical Center/Texas Scottish Rite Hospital; and Parkland Memorial Hospital. His training took him overseas to complete a traveling fellowship in Spine Surgery, Trauma, and Orthopaedics at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in the UK. Finally, he worked with both the Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Spine Teams as he completed the Harvard Medical School Combined Fellowship in Spinal Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. While in Boston, Dr. Khaleel was able to use his extensive training in Orthopaedic Traumatology to help provide orthopaedic care to the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings.
With a strong commitment to staying at the leading edge of technology and treatment options, Dr. Khaleel has been involved in a number of journal articles, book chapters, instructional videos, and presentations. A major focus of this work has been minimally invasive spinal surgical techniques. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the North American Spine Society (NASS), the Texas Medical Association (TMA), the Dallas County Medical Society (DCMS), and the American Medical Association (AMA). Committed to education, he travels nationally and abroad to teach surgical techniques to other surgeons. His wife is an anesthesiologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Memorial Hospital and they have a young daughter and son.
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