Dr. David Wimberley, MD

Dr. David Wimberley, MD

49 reviews

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 47 years old

Fondren Orthopedic Group
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Dr. Wimberley specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Houston, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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Patient Reviews (5)
in Houston, TX |
Dr Wimberly is a very caring physician- unfortunately for me a back surgery to reduce the pain in my back has resulted in more pain & complications one year after surgery Based on my experience- if you absolutely require surgery then Dr Wimberlt is one of the best, but my recommendation is to AVOID back surgery ic at all possible
in Houston, TX |
I am a Yoga Instructor/ICU Nurse. In October 2015, after first trying Chiropractic therapy etc. for disc herniation, I went to see Dr. Wimberley. He was very kind, very attentively to my "story", answered all questions patiently, presented all the options, pros & cons clearly. No pushing in any directions. I chose to do Disk resection surgery. 2 weeks later I had my surgery. Woke up shortly after surgery without any pain.Minimal post-op pain, 100%Speedy recovery, great follow-up. A FABULOUS Dr!
League City, TX |
He is piss poor returning phone calls. Runs habitually late, as in hours late. Post Op, heaven forbib you need to speak to him. Use someone else.
Houston, TX |
I found this doctor to be kind and knowledgable. He's the third doctor that I have seen for my herniated disc, and I'd say I got the best treatment here out of all the spine doctors I've been to. He recommended that I see a pain specialist that does steroid injections. Dr Wimberly's nurse practitioner explained the procedure to me and answered all the questions and concerns I had. I didn't catch his name, but he was so helpful and exceptionally kind and caring.
in Houston tx |
I have him for three month. I have bulging disc on c5 c6 and c7, at frist he is not going to do suary but he want me to do shots. But I told him I have done 4 shots last year. So he said let do CT myelogram that same day, and he told me that c5 c6 and c7 is real bad that I needed suary, just last next week he have back down form doing suary. I do not recommend him he goes back and forth and he's very wishy-washy.
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  •  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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Torticollis


  • Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Harvard Medical School
  • Residency Hospital
    Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harvard Medical School

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection