Danton S. Dungy, M.D. is the founder and CEO of The Dungy Orthopedic Center in Chandler, Arizona. He is a Board certified practicing orthopedic surgeon with a sub-specialization in adult reconstructive surgery. He holds membership in the AMA, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and as a fellow of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) since 2006. He received his B.S. degree in Microbiology from the University of Maryland College Park during which time he worked as an intern in the Clinical Pathology Department at the National Institutes of Health and performed genetic research at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Dungy earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois and completed his surgical internship and residency at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. where he had the opportunity to study and work with some of the nation's most respected educators in medicine. He followed up his training at The George Washington University with a Fellowship at the Harvard University Combined Orthopedic Training Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. During the Fellowship, he focused his study on orthopedic joint replacement and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Dungy publishes in his areas of specialization in international peer-reviewed journals, and he presents his research to colleagues at national meetings. Dr. Dungy is a "citizen physician" and is very active within his community serving as a teacher and mentor to both medical and physician assistant students. He also gives lectures and presentations throughout the community on treatment options for common orthopedic issues on a regular basis. Through his active practice, he performs over 300 joint replacement surgeries annually. He has been caring for patients since receiving his medical degree over 15 years ago.