Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Adam J. Schell, M.D.

Board-certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship-trained in spine surgery, Dr. Adam Schell provides surgical and nonsurgical care for common and complex spine disorders. Dr. Schell is dedicated to delivering care that has a lasting, positive effect on his patients’ lives, and he has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Baltimore magazine.

Dr. Schell offers customized, comprehensive care to relieve your pain and improve your function for a range of spinal conditions. His expertise utilizes the latest, evidence-based approaches, allowing him to specialize in treating:

  • Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis 
  • Deformity and scoliosis 
  • Pinched nerves (radiculopathy)
  • Slipped discs
  • Spinal cord compression (myelopathy)
  • Spinal trauma
  • Spinal tumors

A graduate of Boston University in Massachusetts, Dr. Schell later went to Atlanta, Georgia, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He went on to complete his internship and orthopedic residency at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Schell then returned to Emory University School of Medicine to complete his fellowship training in spine surgery.

An advocate for whole-body wellness, Dr. Schell spends his free time pursuing fitness and hiking. He also loves travel, comedy, music, and listening to podcasts.

Dr. Schell is available to see patients at Nebraska Spine + Pain Center in Omaha.

Education & Training

  • Orthopedic Surgery Internship: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association of Emerging Leaders Program
  • North American Spine Society