Spencer M. Wheeler, M.D. attended the University of Florida, where he completed his internship and residency in Orthopædic Surgery. Following his residency, Dr. Wheeler completed two Sports Medicine fellowships at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and North Sydney Orthopædic and Sports Medicine Centre in Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Wheeler has been intimately involved in local, state, national and international Sports Medicine, including the 1996 Olympic Games and 7 World Championship events. He has served as team physician for Armstrong Atlantic State University for 18 years and at Savannah College of Art and Design for 16 years. He continues to treat many Olympic and professional athletes, as well as “weekend warriors.”
Dr. Wheeler specializes in arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, but also continues to treat general orthopaedic problems. His civic involvement includes board membership on the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Armstrong Atlantic State University Foundation, Team Savannah Weightlifting and the Savannah Olympic Sports Council Executive Committee. He also maintains an active appointment as a faculty member at Mercer University School of Medicine.
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- McCue Sports Medicine Society