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Orthopedic surgery, Orthopedics, Spine surgery


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David Gendelberg, M.D. is a surgeon at UW Medical Center and a UW instructor of Orthopedics.

Dr. Gendelberg's specializes in degenerative spine conditions, disc herniations, trauma and spinal deformity. His philosophy is to treat patients as if they were family. He believes that speaking and getting to know his patients is of the utmost importance since every patient is different and care should be tailored to their individual needs. Making the patient an active participant in their care leads to the best outcomes.

Dr. Gendelberg earned his M.D. from Rutgers University. In residency he was elected by his peers as an AOA emerging leader. He is active in a collection a national spine associations and sits on multiple committees. His clinical and research interests include spine trauma, spine deformity, degenerative spine conditions, herniated discs, spinal cord injury, and healthcare policy.

Personal Interests

Traveling, photography, scuba diving and backpacking.
UW - Dept. of Orthopaedics Ace Program

Fellowship, 2018, Spine

Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Residency, 2017, Orthognathic Surgery

Robert Wood Johnson Med. School

Medical Education, 2012