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Dr. David Burnikel, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

David Burnikel is a diligent and mindful orthopedic surgeon serving the community of San Diego, CA. Dr. Burnikel attended Temple University, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Ochsner Health System. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at New England Baptist Hospital. Dr. Burnikel is a part of San Diego Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Academy of Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Burnikel’s medical experience is vast and impressive. His areas of special interest include arthroscopic treatment of knee and shoulder disorders, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repair, ligament reconstruction, and cartilage restoration. Dr. Burnikel is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Temple University, Doctor of Medicine
  • New England Baptist Hospital, Fellowship in Sports Medicine
  • Ochsner Health System, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1457541369

Office locations

San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center

6719 Alvarado Rd, Suite 200

San Diego, CA 92120

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Very pleased with Dr. Burnikel and the entire staff at San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center. It was a friendly and efficient process. Dr. Burnikel was thorough in his examination as well as his explanation of all the issues hereviewed during my appointment. I would highly recommend this physician.
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