He completed a 1-year general surgery residency as well as a 1-year family practice residency then went on to complete his orthopedic residency at Miami Valley Hospital. This training was followed by a fellowship at Methodist Sports Medicine.
Currently, Dr. Snead is the lead team orthopedic consultant for Purdue University and has been serving the team since 2000. He is also an Orthopedic Consultant for Wabash College (15 years) and a team physician at Warren Central High School (20 years). Dr. Snead was the team physician for the Indianapolis Firebirds, an Arena Football League when they were located in Indianapolis.
He has received great personal satisfaction working with young athletes and watching them excel not only in sports but in life. In addition to athletic injuries, a vast part of his practice is in adults with Upper Extremity Disorders.
Dr. Snead grew up in Dayton, Ohio and attended Centerville High School. He enjoys spending time with his 3 children and his wife Betsy. In his leisure time, he enjoys weight training, boating, playing golf and traveling.