Dr. David Minter, MD

Dr. David Minter, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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52 y/o
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Dr. David Minter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and more.

Champion Orthopedics

1706 Magnolia Way

Augusta, GA 30909
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Minter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
high
more than 84% of peers
Systemic Chondromalacia
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Minter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Minter "Our love is Orthopaedics and our passion is Sports Medicine. Sports Medicine Associates (SMA) intent is to provide the best and most current Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine care available for athletes of all skill levels and other patients of all ages throughout our area who want the benefits of our expertise. Members of our team have provided leadership and innovation in these fields for more than a decade. We created the first fully-integrated Sports Medicine Program in our area, incorporating clinical care, education, research, and community service. We have modified existing and created new Orthopaedic care protocols to help return individuals to normal states of health following injury or problems. We continue to set the standard and look for new avenues of health improvement and sports enhancement for our patients, programs, area, state and nation. SMA is a fully-integrated team with multi-disciplinary expertise and functions to provide optimal and fastest improvement possible to our patients, patrons, and programs. This includes highly respected physician clinical evaluation skills and surgical treatments. Exceptional physical therapy, athletic training, massage therapy, and sports enhancement programs allow for an integrated treatment plan which creates consistent and effective outcomes at all levels. We believe it is important to be true to one's claims. Our claim to expertise in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is not just a name on a wall. SMA physicians are required to be Board Certified in their specialties and have completed one-year fellowships in Sports Medicine at a fully accredited Sports Medicine Program. In fact, SMA is the only group in the CSRA area with all of its physicians Board Certified in their specialties and fully fellowship trained in Sports Medicine. THE ONLY ONE! We believe this is important when considering who should help you get well from an injury or perform at a higher level in your sport or daily activity. We can do more for your sports injury and orthopaedic problems."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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29  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Physical Therapy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical College Of Georgia-Augusta Ga
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Medical College Of Georgia-Augusta Ga
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Georgia-Augusta Ga
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopedic Research-Virginia-Richmond Va
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Minter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Minter's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Minter to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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Dr. Minter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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