3444 Kearny Villa Road, Ste 100
San Diego, CA 92123

858.268.3566
7AM to 5PM, M-F
Coast Surgery Center

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Tal S. David, M.D. (Orthopaedics)

3444 Kearny Villa Road
Suite 401
San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 571-9500_tel
www.sportsmedsurgery.com

PRACTICE: 

Private practice, Orthopedic Sports Medicine
SportsMed Surgery Associates,
San Diego, California

Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
UC San Diego Health System

Faculty, San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship
San Diego, CA

EDUCATION:

Surgical Training:

Fellowship:
Sports Medicine, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
Los Angeles, CA

Chief Resident:
Orthopedic Service, LSU Medical Center
New Orleans, LA

Orthopedic Service, Children’s Hospital
New Orleans, LA

Categorical Resident
:
Orthopedic Surgery, LSU Medical Center
New Orleans, LA

Medical School:
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Undergraduate
:
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

CERTIFICATION: 

Diplomat,American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2002
Subspecialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 2007
Maintenance of Certification, ABOS, 2011

LICENSURE:

California Medical License – A69504
Louisiana Medical License – 022434

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopic Association of North America
Intl. Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopedic Sports Medicine
California Orthopedic Association
NFL Team Physicians Society
San Diego County Medical Society
Western Orthopedic Association

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT / PATENTS / CONSULTATION:

Consultant
Cayenne Medical, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ

Consultant
Arthrex,Inc.
Naples, FL

Biotenodesis implant
KFx Medical, Inc.
Carlsbad, CA

Cannulated Guide wire for PRP delivery
Arthrex, Inc.
Naples, FL

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery:
Candidate, Resident, and Fellow Subcommittee
Candidate Membership Committee

Arthroscopy Association of North America:

Communications Committee

American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine:

Public Relation Committee
Educational Committee
Council of Delegates (California)

University of California, San Diego:
Health and Medical Professions Committee

San Diego State University:
Pre-Professional Health Student Committee

TEAM PHYSICIAN EXPERIENCE:

San Diego Chargers (NFL)
Mesa College, San Diego, CA
Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA
Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Anaheim Angels  (MLB)
Los Angeles Lakers (NBA)
Los Angeles Kings (NHL)
Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)
Los Angeles Avengers (AFL)
USC Athletics (NCAA)
PGA Tour
AVP Nissan Series San Diego Open

COURSE FACULTY:

Course Faculty
Advanced Shoulder Symposium
University of California, Irvine
March 2-3, 2012 Orange, CA

Course Director
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Course #3840
December 1-3, 2011. San Francisco, CA

Course Faculty
Knee and Shoulder Surgical Skills
Arthrex Roadshow Program
February 4-5, 2011, Salt Lake City, UT

Course Co-Director
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Course #3833
November 18-20, 2010, San Francisco, CA

Course Director
Master’s Level Course
Advanced Techniques in Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
November 6, 2010, ScienceCare, Phoenix, AZ

Course Faculty /Associate Master Instructor
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Shoulder Arthroscopy Course #805
June 4-6, 2010, Orthopedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL

Course Co-Director
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Course #3334
December 3-6, 2009, San Francisco, CA

Course Faculty
Masters Course in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Trauma & Arthroplasty
Arthrex Roadshow Program
October 24, 2009, San Diego, CA

Course Faculty
Scottsdale Surgeon Course
Current Techniques in Arthroscopic Pathologies
June 5-6, 2009, Scottsdale, AZ

Course Faculty
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Course #3225
November 13-16, 2008, Los Angeles, CA

Course Faculty 
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Course #3124
November 9-11, 2007, La Jolla, CA

LECTURES:

New Techniques in Labral Repair
Advanced Shoulder Symposium
University of California, Irvine
March 2-3, 2012. Orange, CA

Shoulder Instability
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Course #3840
December 1-3, 2011. San Francisco, CA

Shoulder Reconstruction
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Course #3840
December 1-3, 2011. San Francisco, CA

Distal Biceps: Rupture and Repair
Knee and Shoulder Surgical Skills
Arthrex Roadshow Program
February 4-5, 2011, Salt Lake City, UT

Proximal Biceps Tenodesis Options
Knee and Shoulder Surgical Skills
Arthrex Roadshow Program
February 4-5, 2011, Salt Lake City, UT

Shoulder Instability
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
November 19, 2010, San Francisco, CA 

Shoulder Reconstruction
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
November 19, 2010, San Francisco, CA

New Approaches to PCL Reconstruction
Master’s Course
Advanced Techniques in Arthroscopic Knee Surgery 
November 6, 2010, Phoenix, AZ

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction
Master’s Course
Advanced Techniques in Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
November 6, 2010, Phoenix, AZ

Abdominal and Pelvic Pain in the Athlete
National Athletic Trainers’ Association
61st Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia
June 25, 2010, Philadelphia, PA

Surgical Considerations for the Unstable Shoulder
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Combined Sections Meeting
February 20, 2010, San Diego, CA

Shoulder Instability
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
December 3-6, 2009, San Francisco, CA

Shoulder Reconstruction

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
December 3-6, 2009, San Francisco, CA

Techniques for Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Masters Course in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Trauma & Arthroplasty
Arthrex Roadshow Program
October 24, 2009, San Diego, CA

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for Recurrent Lateral Patellar Instability 
Current Techniques in Arthroscopic Pathologies
June 5-6, 2009, Scottsdale, AZ

Multi-ligament Reconstruction Using the Aperfix System: A Case Report from the National Football League
Current Techniques in Arthroscopic Pathologies
June 5-6, 2009, Scottsdale, AZ

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in the Throwing Athlete: Thirsty-five Years after Tommy John              Presidential Guest Speaker
Louisiana Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
April 24-26, 2009, New Orleans, LA

The Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Presidential Guest Speaker
Louisiana Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
April 24-26, 2009, New Orleans, LA

Shoulder Instability 
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review #3225
November 13-16, 2008, Los Angeles, CA

Shoulder Reconstruction

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review #3225
November 13-16, 2008, Los Angeles, CA

Shoulder Instability
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Maintenance of Certification Course #3124
November 9-11, 2007, La Jolla, CA

Shoulder Reconstruction (Rotator Cuff Tears and Glenohumeral Arthritis)
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Maintenance of Certification Course #3124
November 9-11, 2007, La Jolla, CA

The Role of Arthroscopy in Treating Knee Arthritis
Arthritis Foundation, San Diego Area Chapter
Primary Care Physicians Conference
November 4, 2006, Coronado, CA

The Unstable Shoulder: Latest Surgical Options

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Combined Sections Meeting
February 4, 2006, San Diego, CA

Shoulder Reconstruction
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Review and Update for Practicing Orthopedic Surgeons Course #3742
November 11-13, 2005, San Diego, CA

Shoulder Instability

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Review and Update for Practicing Orthopedic Surgeons Course #3742
November 11-13, 2005, San Diego, CA

Elbow Reconstruction
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Review and Update for Practicing Orthopedic Surgeons Course #3742
November 11-13, 2005, San Diego, CA

Arthroscopic Surgery in the Treatment of the Arthritic Knee

Arthritis 2005 – A Primary Care Update
Arthritis Foundation / Kaiser Foundation Co-sponsored Symposium
January 2005, San Diego, CA

TEXTBOOKS:

Editor:

David TS, Andrews JR (eds.)
Arthoscopic Techniques of the Shoulder. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc. Publishing 2009.

Andrews JR, David TS (eds.)
Arthroscopic Techniques of the Knee. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc. Publishing 2009

Andrews JR, David TS (eds.)
Arthroscopic Techniques of the Hip. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc. Publishing 2009

Author:

David TS. Pathology and Findings in Patients with Multidirectional Shoulder Instability
In Provencher M, Romeo AA (eds.)
Shoulder Instability: A Comprehensive Approach. Elsevier 2010

David TS. Subacromial decompression.
In David TS, Andrews JR (eds.)
Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc. 2009

Guy J, Finn MF, David TS. Superior Labral Repair
In David TS, Andrews JR (eds.)
Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc. 2009

David TS, Yocum LA. Ulnar nerve transposition versus epicondylectomy.
In Barber FA, Fischer SP (eds.)
Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. New York: Thieme 2002: 202-207.

David TS, Bast S, Gambardella RA. Medial tendon injury.
In Altchek DW, Andrews JR (eds.)
The Athlete’s Elbow. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2001; 81-89.

David TS, Harris MB. Low lumbar burst fractures.
In Kellam JF, Fischer TJ, Tornetta P, Bosse MJ, Harris MB (eds.)
Orthopedic Knowledge Update – Trauma 2, Rosemont, IL 2000; 404-409.

ORIGINAL RESEARCH:

Published Articles:

Brophy RH, Wright RW, David TS, et al. Association between previous meniscal surgery and the incidence of chondral lesions at revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med 2012

MARS Group. Intra-articular findings in primary and revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery: a comparison of the MOON and MARS study groups. Am J Sports Med 2011; 39: 1889-93

MARS Group. Descriptive epidemiology of the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) cohort. Am J Sports Med 2010; 38: 1979-86

David TS,  Bravo H, Scobercea R. Arthroscopic visualization of subscapularis tendon lesions. Orthopedics
2009; 32:

David TS, Shields CL. Radiofrequency and articular cartilage.  Tech Knee Surg 2004; 3 (3): 1-5.

David TS
. Missed lower extremity and spine fractures in athletes.  Curr Sports Med Rep 2003;2(6):295-302.

David TS, Zemel NP, Mathews PV. Symptomatic, partial union of the hook of the hamate in athletes. Am J Sports Med 2003; 31:106-111.

David TS. Medial elbow pain in the throwing athlete. Orthopedics2003; 26: 94-105.

David TS. Missed upper extremity fractures in the athlete. Curr Sports Med Rep 2002; 1(6): 327-332.

ElAttrache NS, Bast SC, David TS. Medial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction. Tech Shoulder Elbow Surg 2001; 2:
38-49.

David TS, Gambardella RA.  Arthroscopic debridement of the arthritic knee: indications and results. Curr Op Orthop 2000; 11: 9-13.

David TS, Vrahas MS. Perioperative lower urinary tract infections and deep sepsis in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2000; 8: 66-74.

David TS, Tibone J. Don’t miss posterior shoulder dislocations. Phys Sportsmed 2000; 28:19.

David TS, Drez DJ. Synovial chondromatosis of the shoulder and biceps tendon. Orthopedics
2000; 23: 611-613.

David TS, Drez DL. Electrothermally-assisted capsular shift
Engineering in Medicine and Biology 1998; 17: 102-104.

Zavisca FG, David YB, Kao YJ, Cronau LH, Stanley TH, David TS. A new method to evaluate cardiovascular reactivity in anesthetized rats – hypertension after variable intensity, brief electrical stimuli. J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods 1994;31: 99-102.

Scientific Presentations:

Brophy RH, David TS, McCormack RG, Sekiya JK, Svoboda SJ, Wright RW.
“Previous Partial Meniscectomy Increases Incidence of Chondrosis at Revision ACL Reconstruction in MARS Cohort”
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2012
San Francisco, CA

David TS, Abeler J
“Reconstruction of the Medial Patelofemoral Ligament for Recurrent Lateral Patellar Instability” (Featured Presentation)
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2011
San Diego, CA

Chao DJ, Hoang D, David TS, Jaseniuk J, Young S, Cawley P.
“Anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A comparison of two endoscopic techniques”
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2004
San Francisco, CA

David TS, Zemel NP, Mathews JP.
“Symptomatic, partial union of the hook of the hamate fracture”
American Association for Hand Surgery 31st Annual Meeting 2001
San Diego, CA

David TS, Drez DJ.
“Electrothermally-assisted capsulorrhaphy in glenohumeral instability”
Residents and Fellows Arthroscopy Conference in Sports Medicine 1998
Scottsdale, AZ

David TS, Drez DJ.
“Synovial chondromatosis of the shoulder and biceps tendon”
Louisiana Orthopedic
Association Annual Meeting 1997
New Orleans, LA

David TS, Drez DJ.
“Thermocapsular shrinkage of the shoulder using the oratec device”
Louisiana Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting 1997
New Orleans, LA

Moseley JB, David TS, Bocell JR, Cain T, Nixon R
“MRI of the knee: an analysis of error”
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’ Annual Meeting 1993
San Francisco, CA

Moseley JB, David TS, Bocell JR, Cain T, Nixon R.
“MRI of the knee: an analysis of error”
Texas Medical Association 125th Annual Session / Orthopedic Sports Medicine 1992
San Antonio, TX

Scientific Posters

Brophy RH, David TS, McCormack RG, Sekiya JK, Svoboda SJ, Huston LJ, Haas A, Wright RW.
Higher Incidence of Articular Cartilage Lesions at the Time of Revision ACL Reconstruction in Knees with a History of Previous Partial Meniscectomy
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 2011
San Diego, CA

Electronic Media

Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament for Recurrent Lateral Patella Instability
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’ Annual Meeting 2011
San Diego, CA

Ongoing Research Support

Research Grant    Spindler K (PI) 09/10/2008 – 12/31/2010
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS)
The major goals of this study are to determine the effect of modifiable risk factors on knee function, osteoarthritis, and re-rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament following revision ACL reconstruction.
Role: Unpaid Collaborator

Internet Publications
:

David TS. Orthopedic Board Review: Sports Medicine
http://www.ortho.hyperguides.com
SLACK Incorporated Orthopedic Board Review Website

David TS. Orthopedic Board Review: Adult Elbow
http://www.ortho.hyperguides.com
SLACK Incorporated Orthopedic Board Review Website

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Board of Directors, San Diego Scholar Athletes (Non-Profit Org.) 2004-present
Member, Arthritis Foundation, Medical Advisory Committee 2003-present
Member, Zoological Society of San Diego 2003-present

RECOGNITION /  AWARDS:

San Diego Magazine “Top Doctor” Award – Orthopedic Surgery