David G Reel, II, D. O.


Meet Dr. Reel

Dr. David Reel joined Surgical Specialists in January 2017.  He is a magna cum laude graduate of Wilkes University located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.  After college, Dr. Reel attended the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania where he was awarded the degree of doctor of osteopathic medicine.  Dr. Reel then completed his Surgical Internship at the Keesler Air Force Base Hospital in Biloxi, Mississippi, prior to attending the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine where he completed his general surgery residency.  While in his residency, Dr. Reel trained in many advanced laparoscopic procedures and was certified in endoscopy.

Dr. Reel began his professional career as a Staff Surgeon at the Mountain Home Air Force Base Hospital in Mountain Home, Idaho.  While in the Air Force, Dr. Reel was deployed to the Balad Air Base in Iraq for four months.  Upon leaving the Air Force in June 2009, Dr. Reel returned to Pennsylvania and joined the medical staff of the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, Pennsylvania where he worked until joining Surgical Specialists in January 2017.

Dr. Reel’s professional areas of interest include Robotic surgery and advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. He is board certified with the American Board of Osteopathic Surgery and holds memberships in the American Osteopathic Association and the Society of American Gastroenterologists and Endoscopic Surgeons.  Dr. Reel is currently seeing patients in our Paoli, Brandywine and Phoenixville offices.


Paoli, Brandywine and Phoenixville


BS       Magna Cum Laude, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA – 1997

DO      Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA – 2001

Post Graduate Training

 Surgical Internship

Keesler Air Force Base Hospital, Biloxi, MS – 2002

General Surgery Residency

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine – 2006

Hospital Appointments

 Attending Surgeon, The Paoli Hospital

Attending Surgeon, The Brandywine Hospital

Attending Surgeon, The Phoenixville Hospital

Frequently Performed Procedures

 Appendectomy, Gall bladder removal, Colon and Rectal, Gastrointestinal, Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery