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Dr. David Laverty MD

Austin, Texas


Specialty & Sub-specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Trauma

About Dr. David Laverty, MD

Dr. David Laverty is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, specializing in orthopedic trauma surgery. Dr. Laverty is a fellowship-trained trauma surgeon with experience in treating challenging fractures of the pelvis, arms, and legs. He has an interest in research and clinical education, which keeps him informed of the most advanced techniques used in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Laverty is a transplant from the Midwest, having completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Iowa, followed by an orthopedic surgery residency at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio.

After deciding to specialize in trauma surgery, Dr. Laverty pursued an orthopedic trauma fellowship at Wake Forest University. He currently practices trauma surgery and teaches medical students and residents at University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin, Texas. Dr. Laverty also serves as Chief Orthopedic Surgeon for Circuit of The Americas, Austin’s home to annual Formula 1 and Moto GP events and X Games Austin.

Dr. Laverty is currently Chief of Orthopedic Trauma Surgery and Vice Chief of Staff at University Medical Center Brackenridge. He was also awarded Physician of the Year in 2007 at UMCB. David is married to Leslie, and they spend all their spare time raising their two children.

Years of Practice 11-20

Languages English

Specialty Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Trauma

Gender Male


Dr. David Laverty's Specialities


Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Trauma

Education & Experience

Medical School

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


Orthopedic Surgery, Summit Health System, Akron, OH


Orthopedic Surgery, Summit Health System, Akron, OH


Trauma Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Certificates and Licensure

Medical License

State of Texas Medical License


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Surgeries Offered by Dr. David Laverty

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Patient reviews for Dr. David Laverty

Dr. Laverty is an excellent trauma orthopedic surgeon. He got me in right away after I broke my leg and performed surgery the following day. The team he works with is excellent as well. Easy to get a hold of for questions and follow up.
Matthew Varnell
Extremely professional staff with great customer service. Extremely impressed and happy with Dr Laverty and his team. Highly recommend Dr Laverty and Texas Ortho.
David Smith
Dr. Laverty works quickly, and efficiently. A little "too" quick for me at times as I have multiple TBI's, and I know I am a "difficult " patient; yet when questions arose from my prognis after allotted appointment time- I went back 3 separate times with multiple questions. Dr. Laverty answered clearly and concisely with compassion and not placation or condescension (though I do pick up those vibes on the phone with one...
Sam Norton
Lengthening of my short right leg to match my left. Great outcome. Very accomplished surgeon and staff. I highly recommend Dr. Laverty.
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