Dr. John A. Iceton
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

John A. Iceton, MD

Dr. Iceton specializes in joint replacement surgery, including hip, knee and shoulder, as well as shoulder rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, fracture treatment and general orthopedics.

About Dr. Iceton

Dr. Iceton provides surgical care to improve the quality of life for his patients through joint replacement surgery, shoulder reconstruction and repair, knee arthroscopy, upper extremity surgery, and fracture treatment.


  • Medical: Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia Canada


  • Internship: Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
  • Military Experience
    • Regimental Medical Officer, 8th Canadian Hussars, CFB Petawawa, Ontario, Canada
    • Chief Medical Officer, Canadian Contingent in Cyprus, United Nations Peace Keeping Force
  • General Surgery Residency: National Defense Medical Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Surgery & Research Residency: The Galle Program-Surgery & Research Fellow, Toronto General Hospital (University of Toronto)
  • Neurosurgery Residency Toronto Wellesley Hospital / Orthopedic Resident, Toronto East General Hospital
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Hospital for Sick Children and Sunnybrook Medical Center, Toronto
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Mt. Sinai & Toronto General Hospitals, Toronto Wellesley Hospital
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Fellowship: Toronto Western Hospital
  • Trauma and Uncemented Joint Arthroplasty Fellowship: Wellington Public Hospital Wellington, New Zealand

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1990
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Recertification, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, UTMB School of Medicine
  • Recertification, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2000, 2010
  • Member AAHKS (American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons)

Hospital Affiliations

Awards and Recognition

  • 1979 United Nations Peace Keeping Medal
  • 1998 Golden Apple Award: Residents pick teaching award for the FP Residency Program for UTMB/St. Mary/St. Elizabeth
  • 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Performance Excellence Award. Patient Satisfaction survey award for the best surgeon at CHRISTUS St. Mary Hospital for each quarter
  • 2007 Best Orthopedic Surgeon Award. The Golden Triangle People’s Choice Award
  • 2009 Exceptional Patient Satisfaction Award: CHRISTUS Hospital St. Mary Crystal Award for patient satisfaction
  • 2010 Exemplary Patient Satisfaction Award: CHRISTUS Commitment to Excellence for patient satisfaction
  • 2011 Five Star Health Plan Award: U.S. Family Health Plan for Patient Care
  • 2012 Readers Choice Award for Best Orthopedic Surgeon, Beaumont Enterprise
  • 2010-2011 CHRISTUS Hospital St. Elizabeth & St. Mary, Secretary of the Medical Staff
  • 2011-2012 CHRISTUS Hospital St. Elizabeth & St. Mary, Vice President of the Medical Staff
  • 2012-2013 CHRISTUS SETX Board Member
  • 2012-2013 CHRISTUS Hospital St. Elizabeth & St. Mary, President of the Medical Staff
  • 2013-2015 CHIRSTUS Co-Management Group, President

Research and Publications

  • Iceton, J; Hall. H: “Back School: An Overview with Specific References to the Canadian Back Education Units”; Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 179:10-17, 1983
  • Iceton, J; Harris, W.A.: “Results of Pectoralis Major Transfer for Winged Scapula”; Journal of Bone And Joint Surgery; 678:327, 1985.
  • Iceton, J.; Rang, M.: “An Osteoid Outcome in an Open Femoral Epiphysis : A Case Report”; Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 206: 16-165, 1985
  • Iceton, J.: Horne, G.: “Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda: The X-Linked Variety in Three Brothers”; Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 688: 616-619, 1986
  • Iceton, J.; Harris, W.R.: “Treatment of Winged Scapula by Pectoralis Major Transfer”; Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 298; 108-110, 1987
  • Iceton, J.; Harris, G., Twist, et al: “Disability Following Fractures of Tibial Shaft”; Orthopaedics, 13: 423-426, 1990