Tonya Dixon

Tonya L Dixon , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0212
MSB Room 5472
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-4516
Fax 513-558-2220
Email tonya.dixon@uc.edu

Education

Bachelor's Degree: University of Oregon Eugene, OR, 2001 (General Science)

Master's Degree: Emory University Rollins School of Public Health Atlanta, GA, 2003 (Public Health Epidemiology)

Medical Degree: Meharry Medical College Nashville, TN, 2011

Residency: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2016 (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA, 2017 (Foot and Ankle Surgery)

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery

Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Ankle Fracture

Ankle Sprain

Anterolateral Ligament Injury

Arthritis

Athletic Injuries

Avascular Necrosis (Aseptic necrosis)

Foot Deformities

Foot Fracture

Foot Injuries

Ganglion Cyst

Hallux Valgus

Intra-Articular Fractures

Leg Fracture

Malunion Fractures

Nonunion Fractures

Post-Traumatic Arthritis

Stress Fractures

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tendinitis

Tendinopathy

Tendon Injuries

Tendonitis

Specialities

Orthopaedic Surgery

Positions and Work Experience

10-01-2017 - Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Research Support

Investigators:Chelsea Minoughan MD 11-01-2021 Prevalence of Depression/Anxiety Among Orthopaedic Surgeons and Identification of Barriers to Seeking Treatment (OS20056) Role:Faculty Co-Investigator Active

Investigators:Andrew Steffensmeier, MD 04-01-2020 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati Fracture of the Posteromedial Tubercle of the Talus: Case Series of Fifteen Patients Along with Cadaveric Dissection and Anatomic Considerations for Surgical Approach. Role:Faculty Co-Investigator Active

Investigators:Ferhan Asghar, MD 01-01-2020 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati Are We Retaining Prospective Orthopaedic Surgery Applicants? A Prospective Longitudinal Study. Role:Faculty Co-Investigator Active

Investigators:Michael Beltran, MD 09-01-2019 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati Direct vs. Indirect Reduction and Fixation of Posterior Malleolus Fragments in the Setting of Trimalleolar Ankle Fracture: A Prospective Observational Study. Role:Faculty Co-Investigator Active

Investigators:T. Toan Le, MD 01-01-2014 -05-01-2015 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati Assisted with study designed to determine if anti-glide or neutralization plating for OTA type B fibular fractures provides superior functional patient outcomes and cost benefit analysis. Role:Researcher Completed

Investigators:Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH 12-01-2004 -01-01-2006 Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats, Emory University Assisted with a study in which eight southeastern states were surveyed regarding shortage of influenza vaccine during the 2003-2004 influenza season. Role:Program Coordinator

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Dixon, Tonya L; Kransdorf, Mark J; Krishna, Murli; O'Connor, Mary I (2009. ) Thigh pain in a 73-year-old man.Clinical orthopaedics and related research, , 467 (11 ) ,3040-5 More Information

Gazmararian, Julie A; Buehler, James W; Stephens, David S; Dixon, Tonya; Elon, Lisa; Schild, Laura; Orenstein, Walter; Koplan, Jeffrey Impact of bioterrorism preparedness on the public health response to the 2003-2004 influenza vaccine crisis.Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974), , 120 (6 ) ,589 More Information

Gazmararian, Julie A; Orenstein, Walter A; Wortley, Pascale; Buehler, James A; Elon, Lisa; Koplan, Jeffrey P; Schild, Laura; Dixon, Tonya; Weiss, Paul; Stephens, David S Preventing influenza: vaccine systems and practices in the Southeast.Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974), , 121 (6 ) ,684-94 More Information

Res, Lodewijk C S; Dixon, Tonya; Lubberts, Bart; Vicentini, Joao R T; van Dijk, Pim A; Hosseini, Ali; Guss, Daniel; DiGiovanni, Christopher W (2018. ) Peroneal Tendon Tears: We Should Consider Looking at the Muscle Instead.The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, , 26 (22 ) ,809-815 More Information

Chien, Bonnie Y; Dixon, Tonya; Guss, Daniel; DiGiovanni, Christopher (2018. ) Venous Thromboembolism Disease Prophylaxis in Foot and Ankle Surgery.The Orthopedic clinics of North America, , 49 (2 ) ,265-276 More Information

Summers, Melissa A; Matar, Robert N; Denning, Jaime Rice; Dixon, Tonya L; Ramalingam, Wendy G; Asghar, Ferhan A; Grawe, Brian M (2020. ) Closing the Gender Gap: Barriers to Success for Recruitment and Retention of the Female Orthopaedic Surgery Applicant.JBJS reviews, , 8 (5 ) ,e0211 More Information

Smith, Richard M; Dixon, Tonya L; Shah, Nihar (2022. ) State-Wide COVID-19 Lockdowns Did Not Adversely Affect the Management of Acute Ankle Fractures.Foot & ankle orthopaedics, , 7 (1 ) ,2473011421S00455 More Information

Hoge, Connor G; Matar, Robert N; Cotton, Colin D F; Rubeiz, Michael G; Dixon, Tonya L; Laughlin, Richard T (2020. ) Effect of Opioid Limiting Legislation on Postoperative Opioid Utilization in Patients Treated for Ankle Fractures.Foot & ankle orthopaedics, , 5 (4 ) ,2473011420939501 More Information

Glogovac, Georgina; Fitts, Jamal; Henning, Jordan; Dixon, Tonya L; Laughlin, Richard T (2019. ) Patterns in Opioid Prescription for Patients Operatively Treated for Ankle Fractures Following Implementation of 2017 Ohio Opioid Prescriber Law.Foot & ankle orthopaedics, , 4 (4 ) ,2473011419891078 More Information

Nsekpong, Tyler B; Ode, Gabriella; Purcell, Kevin; Randhawa, Ruhi; Dixon, Tonya; Stewart, Gary; Mkorombindo, Tino; Pinto, Matthew; Mesfin, Addisu; Kemp, Alysia; Bhanat, Eldrin; Thimothee, Josny; Williams, Brendan A; Bolarinwa, Surajudeen; Brooks, Jaysson T (2022. ) A track record of diversity: Medical schools ranked by successful black applicants to orthopaedic residencies.Journal of the National Medical Association, , 114 (2 ) ,156-166 More Information

Book Chapter

Dixon TL, Guss D, Nasef NM (2018 ) Foot and Ankle Trauma Pocket Foot and Ankle Medicine and Surgery .Philadelphia, PA, Wolters Kluwer (Co-Author)

Miller AR, Dixon TL (2018 ) Orthopaedic Surgery The Mont Reid Surgical Handbook 7 .(pp. 821 -833).Philadelphia, PA, Elsevier (Co-Author)

Dixon TL, Southam BR, Archdeacon MT (2018 ) Trimalleolar Ankle Fracture: Screws Only for Posterior Malleolus Fractures of the Foot and Ankle A Clinical Casebook .(pp. 45 -52).Cham, Springer (Co-Author)

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Dixon, TL (10-01-2021. ) Patterns in Opioid and Non-Opioid Prescriptions for Patients Operatively Treated for Ankle Fractures Following Implementation of 2017 Ohio Opioid Prescriber Law: A One Year Follow-Up .Mid-America Orthopedics Association, Amelia Island, FL. Conference. .

Dixon, TL (10-24-2021. ) Advances in the Management of the Diabetic Foot .American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2021, Virtual. Conference. .

Dixon, TL (09-10-2021. ) Step Behind the Curtain” with our Outstanding Clinician Champions .University Sports Medicine Broadcast, Department of Orthopedics. Level:Local

Dixon, TL (05-21-2019. ) Healthy Lifestyles Panelists and Presenters .All About Women Conference, Sharonville Convention Center, Ohio. Conference. .

Lecture

Dixon, TL (01-22-2021. ) Orthopedic Considerations of the Lower Limb .University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.

Dixon, TL Ortho Trauma Emergency Lecture Series .University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopedics.

Dixon, TL and Laughlin RT CSI Foot and Ankle Lab Series .University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopedics.

Symposium

Dixon, TL (05-11-2021. ) An Organizational Approach to Addressing Racism .Conference.

Event Organized

05-03-2019 University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopedics

05-04-2021 University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopedics

Honors and Awards

06-01-2021 Chief Residents Appreciation Award for Mentorship University of Cincinnati, Department of Orthopedics Status:Recipient Type:Recognition

06-01-2016 Peter J. Stern, MD Chief Resident Leadership Award University of Cincinnati, Department of Orthopedics Status:Recipient Type:Recognition

06-01-2016 Chief Resident Peer Award University of Cincinnati, Department of Orthopedics Status:Recipient Type:Recognition

06-01-2016 Best Orthopaedic Chief Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Status:Recipient

08-01-2008 -06-01-2011 School of Medicine Dean’s List Meharry Medical College Honors Level:Honorary

2011 Honors in Radiology and Senior Family Medicine Meharry Medical College Honors

06-01-2010 Gold Humanism Honor Society Meharry Medical College Honors Level:Honorary

08-01-2007 -06-01-2009 Meharry Medical College Honors Honors in Surgery Clerkship; Family Medicine Clerkship; Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship; Senior Anatomy Elective; Visiting Orthopaedic Clerkship; Honors in Intro to Clinical Medicine IIB; Psychiatry/Behavioral Sciences; Growth Development and Aging; Great Syndromes; Pediatrics Clerkship; Psychiatry Clerkship; Internal Medicine Clerkship Honors in Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics II; Principles of Immunology and Host Defense; Principles of Infectious Diseases; Principles and Practices of Medicine 1B; Cardiovascular System; Gastrointestinal System; Intro to Clinical Medicine IIA Honors in Principles and Practices of Medicine 1A

06-01-2022 West Chester Hospital Physician PRIIDE Award University of Cincinnati

Keywords

foot, ankle

Professional Affiliation

West Chester Department of Surgery Director University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Interim Department Director of Surgery University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Chair, Surgical Peer Review Committee University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Voting Member, Medical Executive Committee University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Chair, Department of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical Student Program Director University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

JRGOS Membership Committee Member J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society, Towson, MD

COM Grievance Committee Member University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Contact Information

Academic - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0212
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4516
Fax: 513-558-2220
tonya.dixon@uc.edu