Dr. Tal David, MD

Dr. Tal David, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Tal David, MD is a sports medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1994 and specializes in sports medicine.Read his story

4910 Directors Pl Ste 350

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 571-9500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. David's Experience

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Dr. David'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 Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. David's bio

This content was provided by Dr. David "Dr. David is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine practicing at SportsMed Surgery Associates in San Diego, CA. He specializes in arthroscopic and sports medicine surgery. In addition to his private practice, Dr. David is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at UC San Diego Health System and a Faculty Instructor in the San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship. He serves on the Board of Editors of the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Orthopedics, and is a member of the Scientific and Medical Committee of the Arthritis Foundation, San Diego Chapter. Dr. David is an active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and a member of the Council of Delegates for the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). In addition to his private practice, Dr. David is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at UC San Diego Health System and a Faculty Instructor in the San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship. He serves on the Board of Editors of the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Orthopedics, and is a member of the Scientific and Medical Committee of the Arthritis Foundation, San Diego Chapter. Dr. David is an active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and a member of the Council of Delegates for the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Dr. David has authored the textbook "Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder" and is co-editor of the Visual Arthroscopy Series on Arthroscopic Surgery. He has published extensively on topics related to orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and sports injuries and has lectured internationally on topics related to arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery. He has been involved in the care of the injured athletes for more than 10 years and has served on the medical staff of various professional sports teams including 9 years as an NFL team physician. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed an orthopaedic sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. For 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Dr. David was voted by his peers as a San Diego Magazine "Top Doctor" in Orthopaedic Surgery."
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1  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • La State University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. David has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. David's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. David to family and friends
24 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. David's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
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Patient Comments (2)

Dr. David repaired my rotator cuff that had supposedly been “repaired” by another surgeon. Then he repaired my torn ACL from a skiing accident. He has also repaired my husband’s knee and shoulder. All of our surgeries performed by Dr. David were very successful, and we don’t hesitate to recommend...more
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Outstanding Doctor and office staff. Really patient centered care. I've been seeing Dr. David for many years due to knee arthritis. Finally had knee replacement. He is a top surgeon and very understanding and supportive.
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