Dr. David Buchalter, MD

Dr. David Buchalter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. David Buchalter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lutherville, MD and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

1312 Bellona Ave Ste 302

Lutherville, MD 21093

Contact Information

(410) 377-8900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
very high
more than 97% of peers
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Southern California Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buchalter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buchalter's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchalter to family and friends
43 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Buchalter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Can’t say enough positive things about Dr. Buchalter! He performed ACL replacement on my knee. It was my first time having surgery, and I was very scared. He was kind, calm, and reassuring. The surgery went so well. I’m recovering way ahead of schedule and have minimal scaring. Dr. Buchalter is...more
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Dr. Buchalter demonstrated exceptional professionalism and skill. He patiently and fully explained the injury to my shoulder, the implications, and all that would be involved in surgery and recovery. I also truly appreciated the entire team at the Bellona Ave office. From the responsive, friendly...more
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He was recommended by my primary doctor, and I am greatly appreciated for her recommending him, he is a very good doctor for me. I am still his patient for future care.
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I highly recommend Dr. Buchalter for your Knee surgery! I saw Dr. Buchalter on a recommendation from a friend and from my 1st visit with him I felt very comfortable with him. When it came time for my surgery the process was as smooth as silk from start to finish. I had a full knee replacement on...more
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My experience with Dr. Buchalter was great. We discussed the knee replacement procedure he would be performing on my right knee, where it would be done and the estimated time I would be in the hospital. I appreciate the time he spent in assuring me that my experience as a patient would be good. ...more
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