Dr. David P. Adkison

Dr. David P. Adkison is a decorated Navy Veteran who served as Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda and as Attending Orthopedic Surgeon for the White House Medical Unit and the US Capitol Physician’s Office. His patients have included the President, members of Congress, members of the Cabinet, Supreme Court and foreign dignitaries. Dr. Adkison specializes in, Sports Medicine and Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society. His practice is limited to knee and shoulder surgery.

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

Medical Degree
University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Alabama

Orthopedic Surgery Residency
National Naval Medical Center

Knee, Shoulder & Sports Medicine Fellowship
The Orthopedic Speciality Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah

Specialty Board Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Organizations
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America

Military Service
Operation Restore Hope, First Marine Division, Mogadishu, Somalia
General Medical Officer, Third Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, Okinawa
Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal and Navy Commendation Medals

Research Award, Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, 1997
Patient’s Choice Award (The American Registry), 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
America’s Best Doctors, 2009, 2010, 2011
America’s Top Orthopedic Surgeons (Consumer Research Council), 2009, 2010, 2011

Advanced Shoulder Reconstruction Course, Miami, FL, April 2011
Advanced Shoulder Reconstruction Course, Las Vegas, NV, Nov 2011
Fellowship Faculty, American Sports Medicine Institute

For additional information and detail, visit Dr. Adkison’s personal website.