David Shearer, MD

David Shearer, MD

Associate Professor
Orthopaedic Institute - Trauma & Problem Fractures
Orthopaedic Trauma Institute at Zuckerberg San Francisco General - Trauma & Problem Fractures


Grants & Awards

  • A Pilot Masked, Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Locally-applied Gentamicin versus Saline in Open Tibia Fractures (pGO-Tibia)
    2021-04-15 - 2026-03-31
    NIH K23AR079044
    Role: Principal Investigator


University of California 11/2020
Fellowship Harborview Medical Center
MPH Harvard
BS Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fellowship Saint Alphonsus Medical Center
Residency University of California, San Francisco
MD University of Washington

About David Shearer, MD

Dr. Shearer completed his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and subsequently attended the University of Washington in Seattle for his medical school degree. Before beginning his residency training, he obtained a Masters Degree in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health focusing on clinical outcomes research and global health. He completed residency training at UCSF followed by subspecialty training in orthopaedic trauma surgery at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and foot and ankle surgery with Dr. Mike Coughlin in Boise, Idaho. His clinical interests include the treatment of complex musculoskeletal injuries and both acute and post-traumatic conditions involving the foot and ankle. His primary research interest involves working with the Institute for Global Orthopedics and Traumatology at UCSF to improve educational and research programs in developing countries through academic partnership.