Medical SchoolUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont 1995 InternshipDetroit, Michigan ResidencyDetroit, Michigan FellowshipAO Fellowship in Switzerland dealing with techniques in Orthopaedic trauma surgery; special traveling fellowship in foot and ankle surgery in Seattle, Washington at Harborview Medical Center working with Sigrard T. Hansen, MD; Formal foot and ankle subspecialty work at the Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center in Pontiac, Michigan, working with fellowship director Arthur Manoli, II, MD. Board CertificationsOrthopaedic Surgery
Recertified through 2024
Foot and ankle, General Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
Currently the Medical Director at OrthoNY's ambulatory surgery center and Chief of Orthopaedics at Albany Memorial Hospital, Dr. David Dixon is a Board certified surgeon with 14 years experience in Foot and Ankle specialty surgery. Dr. Dixon specializes in all types of foot and ankle procedures including ligament and tendon reconstructions, minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures and total ankle replacements. He also performs all types of bunion and toe procedures.
From Vermont, Dr. Dixon completed his Orthopaedic Surgery internship and residency in Detroit, Michigan in 2000. He then completed an AO Fellowship in Switzerland dealing with techniques in Orthopaedic trauma surgery and also completed a special traveling fellowship in foot and ankle surgery in Seattle, Washington at Harborview Medical Center working with Sigrard T. Hansen, MD. From there, he completed a year of formal foot and ankle subspecialty work at the Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center in Pontiac, Michigan, working with fellowship director Arthur Manoli, II, MD. He immediately joined Northeast Orthopaedics to begin his practice in Orthopaedics with a special interest in Foot and Ankle Surgery.
He is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is currently the Medical Director of the Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center and a member of OrthoNY's Executive Committee.
Dr. Dixon was awarded the "Physician of the Year" award in 2007 from the nurses at Albany Memorial Hospital. In 2014, he was honored with the "Founder's Award" from the Northeast Health Foundation for his work at Albany Memorial Hospital. He is currently the Chief of Orthopaedics at Albany Memorial. Most recently, he has been identified as a New York Top Physician by NY Top Docs, an exclusive healthcare resource that reviews and approves healthcare providers in New York and features them online.
AffiliationsExecutive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center
St. Peter's Hospital
Albany Memorial Hospital, Chief of Orthopaedics
Dr. Dixon is the author of several peer-reviewed orthopaedic journal articles and has authored a textbook chapter in "Techniques of Foot and Ankle Surgery."