David M. Walton, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Foot and Ankle
University of Michigan
South Main Orthopaedics
Huron Valley Professional Building
2098 South Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48103-5827


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.

Dr. Walton specializes in the treatment of all disorders of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Walton completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Walton was then selected to complete a clinical fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery at Duke University.

His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and he has presented his findings at regional, national, and international meetings.

Dr. Walton is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, the American Medical Association and Piedmont Orthopedic Society.

Areas of Interest

• Athletic injuries of the foot and ankle
• Accessory navicular syndrome
• Achilles tendon problems (ruptures, tendonitis)
• Ankle Instability
• Ankle Replacement
• Ankle Arthritis
• Bunions
• Cavus deformity (high-arched feet, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease)
• Flat foot deformity
• Foot drop
• Fractures and trauma of the foot, ankle and toes
• Hallux Rigidus (arthritis of the great toe) including Cartiva Implant
• Osteochondral defects of the talus
• Rheumatoid arthritis of the foot and ankle
• Stress fractures
• Tarsal coalitions