Kristopher G. Stockton, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Dr. Kris Stockton is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Austin and Round Rock. He completed additional fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery and now specializes specifically in treating foot and ankle issues.
Dr. Stockton specializes in :
- Foot surgery
- Hammer toe
- Foot fractures
- Heel spurs
- Ankle Surgery
- Sports related foot injuries
- Foot Arthroscopy
- Foot Reconstruction
Dr. Kris Stockton grew up in the Houston area. He attended undergrad at the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with Honors with a degree in Biology. He was a 4 year starter for the Longhorns Football team during that time.
After an untimely injury while pursuing his NFL dreams after college while with the New Orleans Saints, Dr. Stockton then attended and received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. During Medical School he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Stockton completed both his Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He then completed his Fellowship in foot and ankle surgery in Dallas at Baylor Medical Center. During his fellowship he gained expertise in the treatment of the entire foot and ankle, including forefoot reconstruction, foot and ankle trauma, ankle arthroscopy, complex post-traumatic and degenerative arthritis, congenital and neurological deformities, pediatric flatfoot, acute and degenerative tendon pathology, and sports injuries in athletes.
He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons , and a member of the Texas Medical Association and Travis County Medical Society.
Dr. Stockton is an active member of the teaching faculty of Dell Medical School’s Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program where he is working to advance the field of musculoskeletal care and training in the next generation of physicians and surgeons.
When Dr. Stockton is not spending time with his wife and three daughters, he enjoys working out, fishing, and carpentry.
Dr. Stockton was voted by his peers to the Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars list in 2019 and 2020. Most recently, Dr. Stockton was recognized by his peers as a 2021 Austin Monthly Top Doctor.
Dr. Stockton’s patient success stories:
Meet R. Scott Dominguez, DPM
Dr. R. Scott Dominguez is a recent and welcome addition to Dr. Stockton’s care team. He is originally from Port Lavaca, Texas and received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University. He went on to attend Midwestern University Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine. He was in practice for a couple of years prior to receiving the opportunity to come to Austin and work with Dr. Stockton. Dr. Dominguez is passionate about his work and helping people in need. He has a special interest in sports medicine, helping athletes get back to what they love to do. In his free time, Dr. Dominguez likes to play drums, remain active, and have family board game nights.
- Undergraduate Education:
- University of Texas, Austin, TX
- Medical School:
- University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
- Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
- Foot & Ankle Surgery, Baylor Medical Center, Dallas, TX
- Board Certified:
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery