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Orthopedic Consultation
6719 Alvarado Rd, Suite 200, San Diego, CA, 92120

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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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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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Very nice. Spoke to me like a person not a patient.

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Fantastic!

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Wonderful.

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Awesome! Everything was top notch.

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It was fast & great. Very little wait time at all.

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Informative & nice

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