About David Neblett, MD
David W. Neblett, MD, received an undergraduate degree in Biology from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree from Vanderbilt School of Medicine in Nashville. He completed a Pediatrics residency training program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is board certified in Pediatrics. Additionally, he went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship program at Vanderbilt, where he was trained in non-operative management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems for both pediatric and adult patients. After his fellowship, he remained at Vanderbilt as a Clinical Instructor and Sports Medicine faculty member, providing patient care in the hospital’s Department of Orthopaedics and at the Vanderbilt Student Health Clinic.
Dr. Neblett is a member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and he serves in the youth ministry as a volunteer at Midtown Fellowship Crieve Hall in Nashville.
Academically, Dr. Neblett has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific research articles and he presents his research at national meetings. Most recently, his research has included exercise vital signs and improving patient health through exercise.
Dr. Neblett has worked extensively with youth and sports teams throughout his career, first as a high school teacher and coach, and now as a sports medicine physician. During his time in medicine, he has been privileged to provide sports coverage for a variety of ages and levels, from middle school up to professional athletes. He has had the opportunity to provide sports medicine care to athletes at Vanderbilt University, the Nashville Sounds, and the Nashville SC, in addition to numerous other athletic events including the SEC Men’s Basketball tournament and Special Olympics Tennessee.
Dr. Neblett’s clinical interests include injuries, concussions, intra-articular injections, and clinical use of ultrasound. He focuses on non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal problems in patients of all ages with an emphasis on patient education in an effort to reduce the risk of recurrence or reinjury. His life experiences and medical training have both taught him the importance of regular physical activity and the active lifestyle choices necessary to maintain patient health and wellness, and he seeks to help his patients in making improvements in these areas of their lives.
Dr. Neblett grew up in Nashville, where he continues to live with this wife and four children. He is honored to have the opportunity to serve the people of Middle Tennessee and beyond.