3444 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 401, San Diego, CA 92123


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Tal David MD

3444 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 401, San Diego, CA 92123

Practice Name

SportsMed Surgery Associates

Average Rating



Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional Statement

Tal David, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in arthroscopic and sports medicine surgery. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed an orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Tal David is subspecialty certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and has served on the medical staff of various professional sports teams including the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Angels, and Anaheim Mighty Ducks. He is presently on the medical staff of the San Diego Chargers and an orthopedic consultant for the PGA and AVP Tours.

Dr. Tal David is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopic Association of North America, and the NFL Team Physicians' Society. He serves on the Board of Editors of the peer-reviewed scientific journal, ORTHOPEDICS and is a member of the Scientific and Medical Committee of the Arthritis Foundation, San Diego Chapter. Tal David, MD has had the distinction of being voted "Top Doctor" in the field of orthopedic surgery by his peers in San Diego Magazine. He has authored the textbook "Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder" and is editor of the Visual Arthroscopy Series on arthroscopic surgery. He has published extensively on topics related to orthopedic surgery, sports medicine and sports injuries.


  • Undergraduate Degree- Tal David, MD received his undergrad from The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • Medical Degree- Tal David, MD received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Internship- Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency- LSU Medical Center Hospitals and Clinics, New Orleans, LA
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship- Dr. Tal David is Fellowship trained at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA

Other Office Locations

4910 Director's Place
Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92121

Professional Associations

  • - Medical Staff- San Diego Chargers
    - Orthopedic Consultant- PGA and AVP Tours
    - California Orthopaedic Association
    - Western Orthopaedic Association
    - American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    - Arthroscopy Association of North America
    - Inter. Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    - American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    - Society for Golf Medicine and Performance
    - Arthritis Foundation, San Diego Chapter
    - NFL Team Physician Society

Sub Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
    Arthroscopic Surgery
    Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction



Doctor's Reviews

  • "Top Doc"

    by .smith on May 3, 2013

    Had shoulder surgery with Dr. David 6 months ago. Back to throwing at full speed and couldn't be happier

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