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David Fox, MD

Fellowship Trained Adult Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgeon


David L. Fox, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist practicing at Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, which has locations in Live Oak and San Antonio, Texas. 

Dr. Fox completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, where he majored in chemistry. He went on to study at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, where he finished at the top of his class, earning numerous awards and scholarships. Dr. Fox completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the prestigious Mayo Clinic located in Rochester, Minnesota. In 1989, he completed his training and entered private practice in San Antonio.

Although Dr. Fox has trained at one of the world's top medical centers, he understands that continuing research is the key to providing cutting-edge orthopedic care. He has extensive knowledge and experience conducting various research studies with his research team. These studies have focused on deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prevention for total hip and total knee replacement, osteoarthritis medications for the knee and hip, stem cell research for a torn meniscus, and knee injections for osteoarthritis.

Dr. Fox is part of the Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine practice in San Antonio and specializes in total and partial hip and knee replacement. Dr. Fox uses the anterior approach for hip replacement and robotic surgery for knee replacement.

To stay up to date with the latest advances in orthopedics, Dr. Fox maintains memberships with several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, Bexar County Medical Society, Texas Orthopedic Association, and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has authored several papers, served as an implant design consultant for several major implant manufacturers, given lectures at state and national meetings, and consulted with the Director of Medicare at the White House.