Michael Veale, M.D.

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Michael Veale, M.D.

General Orthopaedics
Arthroscopic Surgery
Total Joint Arthroplasty
Trauma Surgery

Dr. Michael Veale is a board certified General Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joint Arthroplasty and Trauma Surgery. He was born and raised in Iron Mountain located in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula and he graduated from Iron Mountain High School.

He attended the University of Michigan where he attained his undergraduate and graduate degree. After completing his preliminary year in General Surgery at the University of Michigan, he finished his training with an Orthopaedic Residency at West Virginia University. During his residency program, he met and became friends with Dr. Chad Smalley and Dr. Matt Buchanan who recruited him to join our team at Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics.

Dr. Veale practiced general orthopaedics in Michigan since 2005, specializing in total joint arthroplasty, arthroscopy, trauma, hand/upper extremity and musculoskeletal medicine. He is a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

He and his wife, Shanna, have three children, Kailyn, Gannon and Jaxon and reside in Ooltewah. They cherish family time as well as following their children’s sporting activities. His daughter is an accomplished horseback rider and Shanna is a talented triathlete and lronman. In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Veale enjoys hunting, shooting and movies.

Dr. Veale sees patients at the Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics locations in Cleveland and Athens, Tennessee.

I am excited to be a part of the excellent team of physicians and staff at Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics and I look forward to becoming involved in the Cleveland and Athens community.
Dr. Michael Veale
  • Dr. Veale and his staff were very friendly and informative. No wait time. I would recommend their services to my friends and family.
  • Dr. Veale was highly professional and displayed genuine concern. I will highly recommend him for other patients.
  • Very professional and friendly. The whole staff made you feel comfortable.
  • Dr. Veale was very professional and listened to what I had to say, listened to any questions and answered them properly and respectfully. Then he explained everything that was going on with my feet and explained how he wanted to treat it first and if not I would have to have surgery. I highly recommend him and will definitely be back for future appointments. Thank you,
  • Excellent professional care that I would highly recommend for anyone needing help navigating a sports related injury.
  • He was very caring and spent time telling me what was going on with my knee. I will go back to him if needed
  • Extremely efficiently ran office. Professional staff, office clean and functional, thank you! Definitely eased my mind regarding my injury and gave me great healing options! Remarkable
  • Dr. Veale did a amazing job explaining the osteoarthritis in my hip. It wasn’t pleasant news but he was encouraging that I could improve status by strengthening muscles around the pelvic. I highly recommend Dr Veale to anyone needing orthopedic care.
  • He listened and had looked over my information before the appointment. He was very positive and at no time suggested he wasn’t willing to help me, which has happened with other new Drs I’ve visited. A very positive experience. Great Doctor!
  • The care I received from Dr. Veale was excellent. He took the time to explain everything about my surgery and everything that went on afterwards. I could not have received better care anywhere else or from any other physician.
  • Very knowledgeable, was able to pinpoint the spot, explain to me what it was, administered corticosteroid shot and within minutes the pain stopped.
  • Extremely satisfied with Dr. Veale. He is Friendly and approachable. I would highly recommend Dr Veale.
  • Dr. Veale & his staff are amazing!! Each of them are friendly & explained the course of care in great detail. We had a terrific experience!!
  • We have already shared in friends & family how pleased we were with our experience!
  • Very professional, courteous and helpful. I was very happy with Dr. Veale. And the front desk staff was awesome during phone calls, arrival and checkout.
  • Had not known of Dr. Veale. So thankful he agreed to see me on short notice…explained what happening and procedure for relief…one of the most gentle doctor on knee injection. Explained each step he did. Hopefully, knee will continue to improve. Would certainly recommend Dr. Veale to family/friends…hope he continues to practice at Sports Med!!!
  • Very pleasant young man, had a good bed side manner, showed he was concerned about your needs.
  • Great personality, respectful, understanding. A terrific addition for the practice…
  • Dr. Veale displayed a great ‘bedside manner’. I am so glad I was able to get in to see him same day as calling. Looking forward to getting knees taken care of in a few months.
  • Everything has been fine so far. The office staff is friendly, along with Dr. Veale’s nurse, and Dr. Veale
  • Dr. Veale displayed a great ‘bedside manner’. I am so glad I was able to get in to see him same day as calling. Looking forward to getting knees taken care of in a few months.
  • It was a very good visit, and Dr. Veale was excellent and professional. Could not have been better.