Dr. David Trotter, MD

Dr. David Trotter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 61 years old

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Joint supplementation, minimally invasive and/or more natural constructs are utilized, often dramatically postponing and/or potentially avoiding total (or even partial) replacement of the knee and shoulder joints. Overall; Joint-sparing and 'resurfacing' procedures for painful, arthritic joints have become a very special focus area of Dave Trotter MD, President and Founder of the Center for Sports Orthopaedics, SCRead more

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Dr. Trotter's Care Philosophy

Joint supplementation, minimally invasive and/or more natural constructs are utilized, often dramatically postponing and/or potentially avoiding total (or even partial) replacement of the knee and shoulder joints. Overall; Joint-sparing and 'resurfacing' procedures for painful, arthritic joints have become a very special focus area of Dave Trotter MD, President and Founder of the Center for Sports Orthopaedics, SC

Dr. Trotter'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 Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Tears
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola University Med Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola University Medical Center Affiliated Hospitals, Orthopaedic Surgery

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    Univ. Of Illinois

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Polish
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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