David C. Napoli, M.D.

Dr. Napoli completed his undergraduate studies in Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before receiving his medical degree at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn. He then completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, NY followed by a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

His practice focuses on non-surgical as well as surgical care for problems of the hand, wrist, arm and elbow, as well as general fracture care.

In his free time Dr. Napoli enjoys running, hiking, bicycling, and travel.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Carpal Tunnel FAQ

Post Operative Protocols for Individual Surgeries:

Carpal Tunnel Release

Trigger Finger Release

DeQuervain's Release

Cubital Tunnel Release

Thumb Basal Joint Arthroplasty


Recent News

Dr. Napoli to give talk on treatment options for Dupuytren's Disease


Please join us for a talk on Dupuytren’s Disease at the Pardee Signature Care Center at the Blue Ridge Mall on Tuesday, September 10th at 11:00 AM given by Dr. David C. Napoli, MD. Dr. Napoli will discuss the latest treatment options. Registration is free, but please call in advance to sign up!


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Dr. Napoli attends 67th annual meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Dr. David Napoli attended the 67th annual meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand from September 6-8 in Chicago, IL.  The ASSH is the premier hand surgery organization in the nation.  The meeting covers the latest advances and techniques in the field of hand, wrist, and elbow surgery.

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Dr. Napoli to present free public seminar on carpal tunnel syndrome

Dr. Napoli will present a seminar on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at the Pardee Health Education Center in the Blue Ridge Mall in Hendersonville, NC on Tuesday, June 19 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.  This seminar is free to the public. To register, call 1-866-790-WELL (9355).

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BRBJ Important Notice

Hydrocodone-Combination Medications



Because of new Federal Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Blue Ridge Bone and Joint (BRBJ) staff and physicians will no longer be allowed to phone in hydrocodone-combination medications. While not a complete list, the more familiar medications included in the new FDA changes are:

  • Hydrocodone - any combination
  • Norco
  • Vicodin

Pharmacists will no longer be permitted to contact physicians for refills for these medications. Patients will be required to present a prescription to the pharmacist for these medications.

Patients must request these prescription refills from BRBJ before 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excludes holidays). BRBJ staff will require a signature from whoever is picking up the prescription.