David B. Kay, MD, FAAOS, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Center

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. David B. Kay, who serves patients throughout the State of Ohio.

A top orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Kay is affiliated with Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Center, seeing patients at their offices in Montrose, Cuyahoga Falls, Medina, and Beachwood. He specializes in total joint replacement, foot & ankle reconstruction, bunions, arthritis, and flat feet.

Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Center, a physician-owned orthopedic hospital, brings together Greater Akron’s most respected group of orthopedic surgeons at convenient locations. Its board-certified surgeons have the training and knowledge to improve patients’ quality of life. Furthermore, most of the physicians have additional specialty-specific fellowship training. 

Recently, Dr. Kay founded and serves as Managing Partner of Extremity Development Company (EDC), an incubator led by an investment group of internationally renowned orthopedic surgeons to spinout individual standalone companies in a range of orthopedic specialties. 

Alongside his role at EDC, he is a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University. In the past, he has been affiliated with Orthohelix and Akron General Hospital.

Pertaining to his educational background, Dr. Kay earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio – Toledo. He then went on to complete his residency at Akron General Medical Center, and his fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the University of Southern California.

Since 1989, he has been board certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (FAAOS), Dr. Kay is also a proud member of the American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

Learn More about Dr. David B. Kay:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1212328-David-Kay-Orthopedist or through Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Center, https://www.crystalclinic.com/dkay

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