Donald W. Floyd M.D.

Dr. Floyd was born and raised in El Paso, Texas and developed a love for orthopedics and sports medicine at a young age watching his father Dr. Joe R. Floyd as he worked with the famous Texas Western College Miners basketball team(Glory Road). After graduating from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Floyd and his wife Judy traveled to North Carolina for his Medical Internship and then to Germany during his military service as a Captain and flight surgeon with the United States Air Force before returning to Texas for his Orthopedic Residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

In 1982, Dr. Floyd found a home in Midland, TX to raise his family and begin his private practice. He has spent over 30 years providing excellent quality orthopedic care to West Texas. Dr. Floyd specializes in knee arthroscopy and sports medicine, and has worked with athletes at every level from pee-wee leagues to Olympic teams. Dr. Floyd has worked as the Team Physician for Midland College and the Midland Rockhounds as well as many local high school teams for over 30 years and traveled all over the world with the United States Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Program. Dr. Floyd is one of few recognized by the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association as an Honorary Member for the countless hours and resources given to assist athletic trainers and student athletes throughout the Permian Basin.

In his free time Dr. Floyd enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and off-road racing dirt bikes and hummers.


Certifications and Honors

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Diplomat, 1984

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Fellow, 1986

Southwest Athletic Trainer’s Association
Honorary Member

  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Alamo Orthopedic Society
  • Midland County Medical Society
  • Southwestern Medical School Alumni

United States Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Program
U.S. Olympic Training Center
Lake Placid, New York, July 1993
Luge, bobsled, freestyle skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon, summer training

U.S. Olympic Festival
Denver, CO, July 1995
Soccer, basketball, ice hockey, softball

World University Games
Sicily, Italy, August 1997
Water polo, basketball, soccer

U.S.A. Hockey – Women’s National Team Pre-Olympic Tour
Canada, November 1997
2000 Paralympic Games
Sydney, Australia, October 2000

U.S.A. National Diving Championships
Midland, Texas, April 2001 and April 2005

Education and Training

Undergraduate
University of Texas at El Paso
B.S. in Biology, May 1970

Graduate
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Doctorate of Medicine, May 1974

Medical Internship
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1974-1975

Military
United States Air Force, Captain/Flight Surgeon
Honorable Discharge, 1975-1978

Orthopedic Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas 1978-1982

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