David Saxton, MD

Specialties

ORTHOPEDICS | SPORTS MEDICINE
JOINT REPLACEMENT | UPPER EXTREMITY

Total Joint Replacement for Shoulder and Knee; Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Knee, Ankle, Foot

Locations

NORTH OKC
9600 Broadway Ext | OKC, OK 73114

EDMOND
400 N Bryant Ave | Edmond, OK 73034

 

Make an Appointment



< Back to Physicians Page

About Dr. Saxton

Dr. David Saxton enjoys the variety associated with practicing orthopedics. He has a strong interest in Sports Medicine, but also takes care of general orthopedic needs. When it comes to patients, Dr. Saxton treats everyone like family, advising his patients as if members of his own family. He believes managing expectations for recovery is key and absolutely essential toward good outcomes for patients. As part of his ongoing commitment to Sports Medicine, Dr. Saxton works with high school, college and professional athletic teams. Currently, he serves as Head Team Physician for Deer Creek High School and University of Central Oklahoma athletics. Dr. Saxton graduated from the United States Air Force Academy. During his senior year, he became a National Champion in parachuting. He has spent time as both a jumpmaster and instructor for parachuting. Before becoming a physician, Dr. Saxton was a hospital administrator. His experience as an administrator and involvement with physician staff led him to medical school. He is married to fellow physician, Dr. Elisa Crouse. They love staying active and outdoor activities. 

 

SCOPE OF CARE INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee, Shoulder, and Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Restoration and Joint Preservation
    Microfracture, Osteochondral Autograft/Allograft Transplantation, Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Complex Open Shoulder Surgery
    Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Hemiarthroplasty
  • Throwing Shoulder Ligament Reconstruction
  • Adolescent and Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Total Knee and Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • General Fracture Care
  • Hand & Wrist
    Carpal Tunnel Release and Trigger Finger Release

Awards & Affiliations

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Oklahoma County Medical Society

HONORS

  • Squadron Officer's School Outstanding Contributor, 1994
  • Air Combat Command Surgeon's 1994 Real Pro Award, 1994
  • Air Combat Command ICBM Crew Safety Award of Distinctin, 1993
  • Medical Group Company Grade Officer of the Year, 1993
  • Honor Graduate, Hospital Services Administrator's Course, 1993
  • 20th Air Force Crew Member Excellence Award, 1993
  • Evaluator of the Year, 1991
  • Distinguished Graduate, Undergraduate Missile Training, Outstanding Performer, Initial Evaluation, 1989

Education

UNDERGRADUATE

United States Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs, CO - 1989

Masters, Business Administration
University of South Dakota - 1992

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Oklahoma
College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK - 2001

RESIDENCY

Orthopedic Surgery
University of Oklahoma
Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK

 

FELLOWSHIP

Sports Medicine
Cincinnati Sports Medicine
Cincinnati, OH

BOARD CERTIFIED

American Board
of Orthopaedic Surgery
with Subspecialty Certification
in Sports Medicine

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Amber Haynes, PA-C