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Dr. David Burnikel, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

San Diego, CA

About Dr. David Burnikel

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.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • ACE

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

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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
  • Ochsner Health System, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • New England Baptist Hospital, Fellowship in Sports Medicine

Professional memberships

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

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1457541369

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4.4
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Very pleased with Dr. Burnikel and the entire staff at San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center. It was a friendlyand efficient process. Dr. Burnikel was thorough in his examination as well as his explanation of all the issues he reviewed during my appointment. I would highly recommend this physician.
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 examinationas well as his explanation of all the issues he reviewed during my appointment. I would highly recommend this physician.
John M. · August 25, 2017

Dr. David Burnikel's office location

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 he reviewed during my appointment. I would highly recommend this physician.

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