OverviewDr. David Adkison specializes in Sports Medicine and Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder and practices at St. Vincent's Orthopedics with hospital affiliations at St. Vincent's Birmingham.
BioDr. David P. Adkison is a decorated Navy Veteran who has served as Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Bethesda Naval Hospital and as Attending Orthopedic Surgeon for the White House Medical Unit and the US Capitol Physician's Office. In 1997 he received the Excellence in Research Award from The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama.
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.
National Board of Medical Examiners Certification.
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons.
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.
Arthroscopy Association of North America.
Operation Restore Hope, First Marine Division, Mogadishu, Somalia.
General Medical Officer, Third Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, Okinawa.
US Navy Hospital Corpsman.
Retired after 20 years of service.
Award: 1997, Research Award, Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine