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About G. Shawn Duxbury, MD

Dr. Shawn Duxbury was born and raised in South Palm Beach Florida, about sixty miles north of Miami.  He graduated from Lake Worth High School, where he was a multi-year letterman in football and wrestling and also played in the band.  From a young age he was active in both music and sports.  He received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University, and completed post-baccalaureate training at Georgia State University with a focus in organic chemistry. While at Georgia State, he taught both organic and inorganic chemistry laboratories.  Between graduating from FSU and starting at GSU he was a professional musician, playing guitar in multiple bands, both touring and recording, and while at GSU he founded and ran a company that installed commercial furniture.

Dr. Duxbury moved to Birmingham, Alabama for medical school where he attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.  After medical school he returned to Atlanta and completed residency at Atlanta Medical Center, one of the oldest orthopaedic programs in the country, founded at Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in 1965.  He, then, completed a pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at Emory University, working out of Egleston Children’s Hospital.  Both his residency and fellowship programs served high volume, level one trauma centers.  His interests include: pediatric trauma, spinal deformity/scoliosis and growth plate modulation.

Dr. Duxbury is married with two teenage step children, and is an avid snowboarder, musician, and college football fan.  He also enjoys traveling.

 

Dr. Duxbury''s Presentations and Activities

A New Technique for Treatment of Residual Deformity Resulting From Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
King Hancock Orthopaedic Journal 2012, Atlanta Medical Center

Identification of an Occult Hook of the Hamate Fracture
King Hancock Orthopaedic Journal 2011, Atlanta Medical Center

Synovial Impingement of the Posterolateral Elbow
King Hancock Orthopaedic Journal 2010, Atlanta Medical Center

G. Shawn Duxbury, MD


EDUCATION

MEDICAL SCHOOL  MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

UNDERGRADUATE  BS- Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

 

TRAINING

FELLOWSHIP
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University, Egleston Children's Hospital, Atlanta, GA

RESIDENCY
Orthopaedic Surgery, Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA

 

LICENSURE AND BOARD CERTIFICATION

Medical License-  Georgia

ABOS Board Certified


AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS

Letter of Commendation; Top 10% of Class- Introduction to Clinical Medicine 2, University of Alabama School of Medicine

Award for Highest Honors in Non-Organic Chemistry, Georgia State University

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