Dr. David Oji is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the operative and non-operative treatment of all aspects of foot and ankle disorders. After finishing his orthopaedic surgery residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, he did his fellowship at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland under the leadership of Dr. Lew Schon, the former president of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. There he underwent advanced training in the forefront of foot and ankle surgery including total ankle replacements, use of stem cells to promote healing of acute and chronic conditions, non-fusion techniques of great toe arthritis, and complex ankle and foot reconstruction.

During his training, he assisted in treating the Baltimore Orioles and amateur ballet dancers. Dr. Oji also took part in conducting advanced biomechanical and clinical research and has written chapters in textbooks with topics ranging from arthroscopic treatment of talar cartilage defects to the diabetic foot.

After fellowship, he was in private practice working closely with the community as the team physicians for many of the local high school sports teams.

In June of 2017, Dr. Oji joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. In addition to his usual clinical and educational responsibilities Clinical Assistant Professor, he is also one of the team physicians for Stanford University Athletic programs.

He has a special focus on treating adolescents and adults with sports-related injuries such as ankle sprains and instability, cartilage lesions, and Achilles tendon injuries, using surgery only as a last resort to return the patient to peak athletic form.

In addition, Dr. Oji has expertise in the treatment of all aspects of foot and ankle surgery including complex Charcot reconstruction, total ankle replacements, bunion surgery, ankle arthroscopy, flatfeet reconstruction, tendon repairs, and fracture treatment of the foot and ankle.

Clinical Focus

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Sports Medicine

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Team Physician, Stanford University Athletic Department (2017 - Present)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2012 - Present)
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (2014 - Present)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2015 - Present)
  • Member, Physician Resource Committee - AOFAS (2016 - Present)
  • Editor, (2017 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2018 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2015)
  • Fellowship:Medstar Union Memorial Hospital (2013) MD
  • Residency:Johns Hopkins Hospital and Bayview Medical Center (2012) MD
  • Internship:Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2012) MD
  • Medical Education:Case Western Reserve School of Medicine (2007) OH