Dr. David Westerdahl, MD

Dr. David Westerdahl, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Dr. David Westerdahl, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Weston, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in sports medicine and diagnostic ultrasound imaging.Read his story

2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd

Weston, FL 33331

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Dr. Westerdahl's Experience

Dr. Westerdahl's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Westerdahl's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Westerdahl "David N. Westerdahl, MD, FAAFP RMSK is a Staff physician for the Department of Orthopedics at Cleveland Clinic Florida. He completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic's main campus in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed a Family Medicine Residency at Florida Hospital in Orlando, FL. He is also certified through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. With a background in primary care and sports medicine, Dr. Westerdahl manages a wide range of non-operative orthopedic and sports medicine injuries, and performs a variety of ultrasound guided interventional procedures. He serves as Team Physician for the Florida Panthers NHL hockey team, Executive Director Cleveland Clinic Florida site for The Player's Trust "Brain and Body" program powered by the NFLPA, Director of Medical Sports Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Florida, Director of Rehabilitation, Team Physician for the Sagemont School in Weston, FL, and CCF Medical Director for the Ft. Lauderdale A1A Marathon. His specialty interests include sports injuries, medical orthopedics, exercise related medical disorders, musculoskeletal ultrasound, regenerative medicine, and human performance."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Westerdahl "As an academic medical center, Cleveland Clinic Florida provides world class care. Our mission is to provide better care of the sick, investigation of their problems, and further education of those who serve. We strive to provide Best-in-Class patient experiences and superior clinical outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Concussion
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprain
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Turf Toe
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Disorders
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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Washington State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Florida Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Florida Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. David Westerdahl, MD
He was disinterested in helping me. No interest in diagnosing problem or providing treatment. Not sure if he likes being a doctor. A top priority seemed to be generating $$ for practice for procedures that have 0% chance of success and not solving the problems. Did not answer questions.
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Feb 04, 2018
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Absolutely I will recommend. I drive 1 hour for my visit because I completely trust and respect Dr. Westerdahl and his professional abilities.
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Jorge Gutman in Miami Beach, FL – May 05, 2017
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I highly recommend Dr. Westerdahl. He is very professional and an excellent practitioner.
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Joel Savitt in Weston, FL – May 03, 2017
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Dr. Westerdahl has been my orthopaedic physician for over 8 years. He has proved to be a very professional and caring physician. He is very attentive and always explains in detail exactly what our course of action needs to be. He takes the time to go over all my tests results with me and...Read More
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Beverly Solomon in Pembroke Pines, FL – May 03, 2017
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