Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor, David C. Buck, MD

Dr. Buck’s focus includes the treatment of sports injuries in all athletes, including youth, high school, collegiate, and weekend warriors. He specializes in knee and shoulder surgery as part of his sports medicine practice. This includes ACL reconstruction using the quadriceps tendon graft, minimally invasive arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, and ankle, and the use of orthobiologics including platelet rich plasma for the treatment of sports related injuries.

Dr. Buck

In addition to sports medicine, Dr. Buck provides general orthopedics making him a well-rounded orthopedic physician for your entire family. He is proficient in the use of the Sonosite ultrasound for guided injections into joints and soft tissues, and he performs knee replacements using the Zimmer Gender-Specific implant system. 

Dr. Buck completed medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and was a Certified Athletic Trainer providing on-field sports medicine care to injured athletes prior to medical school. He completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He has an added subspecialty certificate in orthopedic sports medicine and has served as the team physician for local high school and colleges. Dr. Buck is currently the team physician for Midland University. 

Outside of work, Dr. Buck and his wife live in Elkhorn and raise two boys that love to play sports and enjoy the fine arts. They are active in their church and the Elkhorn Community. His hobbies include photography, hunting and fishing, coaching his sons’ sports teams, and martial arts training.


Added Certificate: Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine
Residency: University of Nebraska – Creighton University
Internship: University of Nebraska – Creighton University
Medical School: University of Washington
Undergraduate Degree: Western Washington University


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certified with Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine


  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Member, Nebraska Medical Society
  • Member, Metro Omaha Medical Society


  • Midland University