Dr. Nick Sexton, MD

General Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Nick Sexton, MD

General Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Specialist

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Appointment days & location

Fish Hawk Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Healthplex Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Plant City Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Riverview Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
St. Pete Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Tampa Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Winter Haven Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Sun City Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Wesley Chapel Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri


Dr. Sexton is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in the arthroscopic treatment of shoulder and knee injuries. Originally from Joplin, Missouri, he attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine’s 6-year combined BA/MD program directly after graduating high school. During medical school he participated in the military Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), becoming a commissioned officer in the United States Army.

Following medical school in 2003, Dr. Sexton completed a 5-year orthopaedic surgery residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. At Tripler, he gained extensive experience treating the elite athlete soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines of the US military.

Upon completion of residency, he was stationed at Bassett Army Community Hospital, Ft. Wainwright near Fairbanks, Alaska. While at this duty station, Dr. Sexton was deployed with Task Force 115th Combat Support Hospital to the Helmand Province, Afghanistan in support of US and NATO forces. During this deployment, he gained invaluable experience dealing with wartime injuries.

After separating from the military, Dr. Sexton moved to Roseburg, Oregon and practiced orthopaedics for a decade serving as team physician for several area high schools and Umpqua Community College athletics.

Dr. Sexton is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic surgeon with an additional certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He has also obtained the designation, Fellow of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, indicating distinction in performing arthroscopic procedures. He refers to a practical approach to treatment, taking into consideration all patient circumstances and needs. Whether you need surgery, injection, functional bracing, or therapy, he will offer various options and allow you to decide.

Dr. Sexton and his wife Cynthia have two children, he is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing, boating, hunting, traveling, and playing tennis with his family.

Practice Emphasis

  • General Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine

Special Procedures

  • Coming soon

Research Interests

  • Coming soon

Clinical Support Staff

  • Athletic Trainer: Dutch Allen
  • Physician Associate: Lauren Carter

Education & Certifications

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Physician Office Locations

Patient Testimonials

News & Articles

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