Sara L. Neal, MD, MA, ABFM, CAQ, Residency Program Director
Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Dr. Neal graduated from Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University in 1994. She completed her residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, and joined the Family Medicine faculty at Wake Forest School of Medicine. She completed her fellowship in Sports Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in 2006. She joined the Cone Health Family Medicine and Sports Medicine faculty in 2009, and became Director of the Residency Program in 2019.
At Cone Health she serves as the Associate Program Director of the residency program and as Medical Director of the Family Medicine clinic. Dr. Neal describes herself as a true “generalist,” as she enjoys both inpatient and outpatient family medicine as well as sports medicine. She is passionate about procedural training including exercise treadmill testing, colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, musculoskeletal ultrasound and minor skin surgery. Her areas of interest include women’s health, exercise and wellness, LGBT health and learning disabilities.
In her spare time, Dr. Neal enjoys running, hiking, kayaking and most sports, although she is the master of none! She is married and is owned by two cats and two dogs.