David M Walton, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Program Assistant
Resident Wellness
Orthopaedic Surgery and Program Director
Medical Student Clerkship Director
Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
2098 South Main Street Huron Valley Professional Building
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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David M Walton, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
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    David M. Walton, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan specializing in disorders of the Foot and Ankle. Raised in Michigan, he completed undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. He was awarded his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. David M. Walton is a clinician educator with focus on both medical students and orthopaedic residents. He is the Orthopaedic Surgery Clerkship Director for Medical Students as well as Coordinator for visiting students for orthopaedic surgery. For Orthopaedic Residents he serves as the Foot and ankle Education Lead, Wellness Director and currently is the Director of Quality Improvement.

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    • Fellow
      Duke University Health System, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2016
    • Resident
      Rush University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015
    • Intern
      Rush University Medical Center, General Surgery, 2011
    Research Overview

    -Treatment and outcomes of ankle and hindfoot arthritis
    -Treatment algorithm for Weber B ankle fractures
    - Plantar plate injuries in the Hallux and lesser toes

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    • Proceeding / Abstract / Poster
      A skeleton in a huff: insights in etiologies of osteosclerosis.
      Chen Z, Akanbi F, Lucas DR, Walton DM, Benavides E, Soki FN, Siegel GW, McCauley LK, Clines GA. J Bone Miner Res, 2024 Mar 22; 39 (2): 79 - 84. DOI:10.1093/jbmr/zjad021
      PMID: 38477819
    • Journal Article
      Comparison of Outcomes at Midterm Follow-up of Operatively and Nonoperatively Treated Isolated Weber B Ankle Fractures.
      Laurence G, Perdue AM, Hake ME, Talusan PG, Holmes JR, Walton DM. J Orthop Trauma, 2024 Feb 1; 38 (2): 115 - 120. DOI:10.1097/BOT.0000000000002735
      PMID: 38031297
    • Journal Article
      Return to Sport After First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis: A Systematic Review.
      Baumann AN, Walley KC, Kermanshahi N, Anastasio AT, Holmes JR, Walton DM, Talusan PG. Foot Ankle Int, 2023 Dec; 44 (12): 1319 - 1327. DOI:10.1177/10711007231198817
      PMID: 37750390
    • Journal Article
      Early Outcomes Following Plantar Condylectomy and Imbrication of Plantar Plate to Metatarsal Neck for Metatarsalgia and Grade 0 Lesser Toe Metatarsophalangeal Joint Instability.
      Kent RN, Walley KC, Saunders N, Colomb E, Patel V, Holmes JR, Walton DM, Talusan PG. Foot Ankle Orthop, 2023 Oct; 8 (4): 24730114231213615 DOI:10.1177/24730114231213615
      PMID: 38074524
    • Journal Article
      Lateral Talar Subluxation Measurements in Non-Operatively Managed Weber B Ankle Fractures
      Ge L, Talusan PG, Holmes J, Walton D. Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics, 2023 Oct; 8 (4): 2473011423s00339 DOI:10.1177/2473011423s00339
    • Journal Article
      Should We Fix Them? A Comparison of Outcomes at Mid-Term Follow-Up of Operatively and Non- Operatively Treated Weber B Ankle Fractures
      Ge L, Talusan PG, Holmes J, Walton D. Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics, 2023 Oct; 8 (4): 2473011423s00410 DOI:10.1177/2473011423s00410
    • Journal Article
      Lateral Talar Subluxation Measurements in Nonoperatively Managed Weber B Ankle Fractures.
      Ge L, Holmes JR, Talusan PG, Walton DM. Foot Ankle Orthop, 2023 Jul; 8 (3): 24730114231187887 DOI:10.1177/24730114231187887
      PMID: 37492127
    • Journal Article
      Midterm Outcomes of Operatively and Nonoperatively Managed Achilles Tendon Ruptures in Young Adults
      Ge L, Saunders N, Betts D, Holmes J, Walton DM, Talusan P. Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics, DOI:10.1177/24730114231198849