Dr. Eaton's interest in sports injuries stems from his own athletic career. While at Columbia University, he lettered in basketball. Upon graduating from Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Eaton began an orthopaedic residency at the Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. After completing his orthopaedic training, Dr. Eaton completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship in Birmingham, Alabama under the direction of Dr. James Andrews. Following his fellowship, Dr. Eaton moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where he set up his private practice. He is the Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Tampa Bay Rays and a faculty member at the University of South Florida. Dr. Eaton has been awarded a patent for knee surgery. He utilizes the latest surgical techniques including minimally invasive incisions.
He has written many orthopaedic articles and gives medical presentations, sharing his expertise on procedures, to medical professionals throughout the country.
Dr. Eaton was recently featured on the front page of the Sports section of the St. Petersburg Times in an article "How Young is too Young?" » read article
All patients can contact Dr. Eaton's medical assistant, Robin Henson at 727-573-5626 to schedule an appointment.