Stephen M. David MD


Dr. Stephen M. David is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. He received his medical degree with honors from the University of Toronto. He completed his orthopaedic surgery training, was chief resident and a research fellow at Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. He completed his fellowship in Spine Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. He specializes in Spine Surgery and Disorders of the Spine.

  • Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve (Honorable Discharge)

SPINE SURGERY FELLOWSHIP

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, University of Wisconsin Spine Fellow, August 1998- July 1999, Thomas A. Zdeblick, MD- Director

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

  • WINKLER ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH FELLOW, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1993-1994

RESIDENCY

  • CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1993-Present, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief Resident 1997-1998

INTERNSHIP

  • CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER , Charlotte , North Carolina , 1993

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  • UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Toronto, Ontario, 1988-1992, Doctor of Medicine (Honors)

UNDERGRADUATE

  • UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, London, Ontario, 1984-1988, Honors Bachelor of Science, Biology

PEER REVIEW ARTICLES

  • Current Concepts Review: Low Back Pain, EN Hanley, Jr. and SM David , Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 81A(5): 716-730, 1999.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Who Should Be Fused? EN Hanley, Jr. and SM David In: The Adult Spine, 2 nd Ed. : ed. J. Frymoyer, Raven Press, Vol. 2:2157-2174, 1997.

PUBLICATIONS

PEER REVIEW JOURNALS

  • The Biomechanical Effects of Spondylolysis and Its Treatment H Mihara, K Onari, BC Cheng, SM David , TA Zdeblick, Spine 28(3):235-238, 2003.
  • Biomechanical Comparison of Posterior Cervical Fixation, H Mihara , BC Cheng, SM David , K Ohnari, TA Zdeblick, Spine 26(15): 1662-1667, 2001.
  • A Prospective Comparison of Surgical Approach for Anterior L4-L5 Fusion: Laparoscopic Versus Mini Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, TA Zdeblick and SM David, Spine 25(20): 2682-2687, 2000.
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion Using Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein in the Canine: A Comparison of Three Dosages and Two Carriers, SM David , HE Gruber, RA Meyer, T Murakami, OB Tabor, BA Howard, JM Wozney, EN Hanley, Spine 24(19): 1973-1979, 1999.
  • Lumbar Arthrodesis for the Treatment of Back Pain, EN Hanley and SM David,
  • J Bone Joint Surg Am . 81(5): 716-730, 1999.
  • Comparative Biomechanical Analysis of Supracondylar Femur Fracture Fixation: Locked Intramedullary Nail Vs 95-Degree Angled Plate, SM David, ME Harrow, RDPeindl, SL Frick, JF Kellam, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 11(5): 344-350, 1997.

PEER REVIEW ABSTRACTS

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion With the Keystone Technique: A Long-Term Evaluation EH Simmons, SI Bailey, KI Light, ED Simmons, JK Maguire, SM David, Orthopaedic Transactions (15)1:813, 1991.
  • The Long Term Follow-up of Lumbar Extension Osteotomy in Patients, With Ankylosing Spondylitis CD Brigham, EH Simmons, SM David, Orthopaedic Transactions (17)1:124, 1993.
  • Comparative Biomechanical Analysis of Supracondylar Femur Fracture Fixation: Locked Intramedullary Nail Vs 95 Degree Angled Plate, SM David , ME Harrow , RDPeindl, SL Frick, JF Kellam, Orthopaedic Transactions (19) 1:23 , 1995.
  • Intervertebral Disc Transplantation: A Canine Study, SM David , HE Gruber, KD Gravitte, RA Meyer, Jr., EN Hanley, Jr. Orthopaedic Transactions (20)1:101, 1996.

NATIONAL

  • A Prospective Comparison of Surgical Approach For Anterior L4-5 Fusion: Laparoscopic Versus Mini-ALIF SM David and TA Zdeblick, The North American Spine Society 1999
  • Prospective Comparison of Cervical Lordotic Interbody Fusion Cages Versus Plated ACDF for Single Level Fusion, SM David, SE David, RD Orr, TA Zdeblick, Cervical Spine Research Society 1999
  • Biomechanical Analysis of Cervical Spine Endplate Failure: A Comparison of Constructs Following Cervical Corpectomy, SM David, BC Cheng, H Mihara, TA Zdeblick, Cervical Spine Research Society 1999
  • Biomechanical Comparison Of Posterior Cervical Fixations Including an Alternative Technique, H Mihara, K Ohnari, N Akiyama, BC Cheng, SM David, TA Zdeblick, Cervical Spine Research Society 1999
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion Using Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein (rhBMP-2): A Randomized, Blinded and Controlled Study, SM David, HE Gruber, TMurakami, OB Tabor, BA Howard, RA Meyer, Jr., EN Hanley Jr., American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1996, Orthopaedic Research Society 1996
  • Intervertebral Disc Transplantation: A Canine Study, SM David, HE Gruber, KD Gravitte, RA Meyer, Jr., EN Hanley, Jr., American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1996, Orthopaedic Research Society 1995
  • Comparative Biomechanical Analysis of Supracondylar Femur Fracture Fixation: Locked Intramedullary Nail Vs 95 Degree Angled Plate, SM David, ME Harrow, RDPeindl, SL Frick, JF Kellam, Orthopaedic Research Society 1995, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1995, Orthopaedic Trauma Association 1995, EasternOrthopaedic Association 1994
  • On The Importance Of Cutter Loads In Intramedullary (IM) Reamer System Designs, RD Peindl , ME Harrow , CD Cuthbertson, SM David, JF Kellam, Orthopaedic Trauma Association 1995
  • The Measurement of Thumb Abduction, GM Kiebsak, SM David, RD Peindl, GG Triana, JR Boatright, American Society for Surgery of the Hand 1994
  • The Long Term Follow-up of Lumbar Extension Osteotomy in Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis, CD Brigham, EH Simmons, SM David, Scoliosis Research Society 1994
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion With the Keystone Technique: A Long-Term Evaluation EH Simmons, SI Bailey, KI Light, ED Simmons, JK Maguire, SM David, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1992
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion Using Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein(rhBMP-2): A Randomized, Blinded and Controlled Study, SM David, HE Gruber, TMurakami, OB Tabor, BA Howard, RA Meyer, Jr., EN Hanley Jr., International Society For the Study of the Lumbar Spine 1995 Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies 1995
  • Intervertebral Disc Transplantation: A Canine Study SM David, HE Gruber, KD Gravitte, RA Meyer, Jr., EN Hanley, Jr., International Society For the Study of the Lumbar Spine 1995, International Intradiscal Therapy Society 1995
  • The Growth and Metabolism of Human Intervertebral Disc Cells In Vitro, HE Gruber, SM David, OB Tabor, EN Hanley, Jr., Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies 1995

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 2001

CERTIFICATION

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 1997
  • National Board of Medical Examiners 1993
  • North American Spine Society Nordby-Smith Award for Minimally Invasive Surgery, North American Spine Society, 1999; Co-recipient with Thomas A. Zdeblick, M.D.
  • Founder's Award for Most Outstanding Paper, Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Rome, Italy, 1995, Orthopaedic Research Society New Investigator Recognition Award Nominee , 1995
  • Resident/Fellow Research Award, Voted Top Paper from USA, Smith and Nephew, Richards. Memphis, TN, 1995
  • Eugene Nordby Research Award Finalist, International Intradiscal Therapy Society, Annual Meeting, La Jolla , CA , 1995
  • Resident/Fellow Research Award, Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Meeting, 1994
  • Chief Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997-1998, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
  • Best Clinical Paper Award, University of Wisconsin, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999
  • Resident Paper Award, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1994
  • Honors Graduate, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 1992
  • Summer Research Scholarships, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 1989, 1990
  • University of Western Ontario Entrance Scholarship, 1984 

GROUP AFFILIATION

  • President, Blue Ridge Bone and Joint, Asheville, North Carolina

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

  • Chief of Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mission Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina

MEDICAL LICENSE

  • North Carolina, 1993-Present

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