David Norris, PA-C

David Norris, PA-C

Dave served in the United States Air Force from 1971-1976 as a Combat Medical Corpsman in the Special Forces and was a Pararescue Team Leader in the Vietnam War. He graduated with a BS from Michigan State University in 1983 and went on to Western Michigan University to earn a BS in Physician Assistant Studies in 1987.  Dave has worked as a PA in Michigan for over 30 years with extensive experience in Orthopaedic Surgery.  He also has experience in Family Practice, Urology, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, and Hand Surgery.  He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


  • General Orthopaedics


  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) Bachelor of Science 1983
  • Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI) Bachelor of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant 1987


  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, 1988- Present


  • Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan, 2019- Present
  • Spectrum Health Medical Group Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, 2015-2019
  • Michigan Street Orthopaedic Specialists, 2007-2015
  • Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan, 2001-2007
  • Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital, 1998-2001
  • Saginaw Community Hospital, 1987-1988