Charles Sumner Neer II

Charles Sumner Neer II (1917 – 2011) was an American Orthopedic Surgeon.

Eponymously affiliated with the Neer prosthesis and Neer classification of proximal humeral fractures

  • Born 10 November 1917
  • Died 28 February 2011
Medical Eponyms
  • Neer classification of proximal humeral fractures
  • Neer prosthesis
Major Publications


the person behind the name

Associate Professor Curtin Medical School, Curtin University. Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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