Neil H. Droppers, DO

Neil H. Droppers, DO


  • Physical Medicine & Rehab
  • Spine


Dr. Droppers is an interventional physiatrist specializing in non-operative treatment of spinal conditions. He believes in exercise and appropriate physical therapy protocols as hallmarks of treatment; however, he also utilizes spine interventions and sometimes non-opioid medications if function remains limited despite therapy.

He performs fluoroscopically-guided epidural injections, facet joint injections, and radiofrequency ablations. He also has a special interest in peripheral joint issues, as well as peripheral nerve disorders.  He performs ultrasound guided peripheral joint injections and electrodiagnostic studies for these conditions.


Michigan Medical License – 2019


Residency – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University–Shirley Ryan AbilityLab – 2016-2019

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University – 2015

Bachelor of Arts-Kinesiology: Exercise Science, Hope College – 2010

Fellowships & Specialty Training

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Interventional Spine, University of Michigan – 2019-2020

Professional Associations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Spine Intervention Society

American Osteopathic Association

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