Shawn Duxbury, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in pediatric orthopaedics and pediatric spinal deformity, with particular interests in scoliosis and trauma. His philosophy entails taking the whole patient into account and including the patient, family and a multidisciplinary team from TCH in the decision making process to ensure the best possible outcome for the patient.
Dr. Duxbury was born and raised in South Florida and received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University. He attended graduate school at Georgia State University and then went to medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. After completing medical school, he returned to Atlanta for residency at Atlanta Medical Center and a pediatric orthopaedics fellowship at Emory School of Medicine. He practiced at multiple level one trauma centers in Atlanta including: Atlanta Medical Center, Grady Memorial, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. After graduation from fellowship, he practiced at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, which has an extremely high volume of spinal deformity and scoliosis cases.
Prior to medical school Dr. Duxbury worked as a professional musician, playing guitar. He also ran his own company as a contractor. Since moving to Texas he has worked as an orthopaedic surgeon at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, with a focus in spine and trauma, and as a Professor of Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.