Dr. David J. Lamb, MD

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Dr. David J. Lamb, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

Princeton Orthopaedic Assocs 325 Princeton Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540 Get Directions
(609) 924-8131

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Dr. Lamb specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery and practices in Princeton, NJ. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Lamb's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lamb to family and friends
based on 42 total surveys (16 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Lamb
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Lamb's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (35)
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Skillman, NJ |
Dr Lamb has provided outstanding care and always made time to discuss my conditions. He clearly describes diagnoses and procedures with realistic expectations and consideration of possible side effects.
in Pennington, NJ |
Very caring. He spends a significant amount of time with with me each time I come to see him. Is excellent about explaining the situation and what needs to be done.
in Princeton, NJ |
Dr lamb was thorough and extremely knowledgeable and not rushing me into surgery. I appreciated the time he spent with me explaining the condition and treatment.
Princeton, NJ |
I have nothing but good things to say about Dr Lamb and his staff. He is an excellent surgeon and a very caring Doctor.
in Wilmington, NC |
Dr.Lamb is a great back doctor and treats his patients like humans and I have been pain free for the last 15 years .
in Ewing NJ |
Dr. Lamb really knows his stuff and always answers all of my questions. He spends adequate time with his patients, which gives me 100% confidence that I am in good hands. And his bedside manner is the best!
in Hillsborough, NJ |
Had an appointment with Dr Lamb, but instead saw his student. Very unprofessional to do that. It's like bait and switch.
in Hamilton, NJ |
Dr. David Lamb is caring, compassionate, intelligent and by far the best surgeon. His bedside manner is off the charts.
in Lawrenceville, NJ |
He is an amazing surgeon .. When I first met him I was in amazing pain.. 10 days later he did my surgery and Iam 4 wks out ., and Iam feeling like myself. I owe everything to Dr.David Lamb!!
in Ewing, NJ |
Lots of personal attention aand genuine concern
in Milford, NJ |
Absolutley,he is wonderful!!great dr.
in Ewing, NJ |
He is very professional and knowledgable . Great office staff. He really put my mind ar ease!
New York, NY |
We are very pleased with the whole experience. Dr. Lamb and the staff were very professional and made you feel important. He has changed my life for the better. I am pain free now and can enjoy my life again.
in Princeton Junction, NJ |
Dr. David Lamb is a superb surgeon and one I have recommended to friends. He corrected two major issues with my spine that would have prevented me from leading an active life.
in Princeton, NJ |
Dr Lamb is, in my expierence a fine and committed surgeon who really cares about his patients
in Allentown, NJ |
Was very thorough, explained what needed to be done.
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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  • 0

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    The Pennsylvania Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Temple University Hospital

    Graduated in 1987

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Temple University- Presidential Scholar
    • Jefferson Medical College- Orthopaedic Student Award for Excellence
    • Jefferson Medical College- Gibbon Surgical Society
    • Jefferson Medical College- Jefferson Student Orthopaedic Society (1987-1991), Vice President
    • Temple University- Otto Kurschner Award for Excellence in Science (Highest Scholastic Average in Science)
    • Temple University- Phi Beta Kappa
    • Temple University- Richard Asher Paclin Memorial Prize (Highest Scholastic Average)
    • Jefferson Medical College- AKK Medical Fraternity, President
    • Temple University- Outstanding Achievement Scholarship Award
    • Temple University- Outstanding Achievement Scholars Program, Committee Member
    • Jefferson Medical College- Student Admissions Interviewer
    • Temple University- Varsity Soccer, Division 1A
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  • Media & Publications
    • Early versus delayed replacement of autologous blood in elective spinal surgery. A randomized prospective trial, 1993
    • Bone Graft Substitutes in Spinal Fusion in Zedeblick (ed): Controversies in Spinal Surgery, 1999
    • MRI evaluation of fusion mass incorporation after anterior cervical fusion, 1993
    • Imaging of the Postoperative Spine in Margoles (ed): Revision Spinal Surgery, 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Lamb's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Lamb

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Lamb's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Lamb

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients