Mary C. Neal, M.D.

Mary C. Neal, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon. She studied at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, completed her orthopaedic residency at the University of Southern California and is fellowship trained as a spinal surgeon. She is the former Director of Spine Surgery at the University of Southern California and is a founding partner of Orthopedic Associates of Jackson Hole. Her after-life experience has been featured on national media, including WGN, "Dr. Oz" and "Fox and Friends." She has served as a church elder, on several non-profit organization boards, and created the Willie Neal Environmental Awareness Fund. Dr. Neal lives with her family in Jackson Hole, WY.

Mary C. Neal, M.D.

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by Mary C. Neal, M.D. - Christian, Nonfiction

In 1999, Dr. Mary Neal drowned in a kayak accident. While cascading down a waterfall, her kayak became pinned at the bottom and she was immediately and completely submerged. Despite the rescue efforts of her companions, Mary was underwater for too long and, as a result, died. TO HEAVEN AND BACK is Mary’s remarkable story of her life’s spiritual journey and what happened as she moved from life to death to eternal life, and back again.