Dr. David Mayman is one of a handful of national experts in computer navigation in hip and knee replacement surgery. He performs over 400 computer-navigated joint replacement surgeries a year. “I believe that in the future all joint replacement will be done with better tools," he says. "Computer guides give more consistent alignment, with no bigger incision.”
Dr. Mayman studied human kinesiology in his native Canada, and trained in orthopedic sports medicine as well as joint-replacement surgery. His typical patient is an active 40-60 year old with an arthritic or pre-arthritic condition of the hip or knee, who wants to get back to previous activities - not just walk around the block. Whatever the patient’s age, Dr. Mayman is concerned with getting people back to their lives through minimally invasive surgery.
Richard Laskin, Young Attending Award, 2009, 2011
HAP Paul Award, 2013
William Ersil Award for the best paper in Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen's University Residents' Research Day, 'Computer Enhanced Insertion of the Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty', 2003
William Ersil Award for the best paper in Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen's University Residents' Research Day, 'Computer Assisted Guide Wire Insertion for Hip Fracture Fixation', 2001
William Ersil Award for the best paper in Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen's University Residents' Research Day, 'Mortality Associated with Surgical Waiting Time for Hip Fracture Fixation', 2000
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Member
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Member
Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Member
Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, Member
Knee Society, Member
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BSc, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, 1994
MD, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1998
Queen's University, Surgery, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1998-99
Queen's University, Orthopedic Surgery, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1999-2003
Hospital for Special Surgery, Adult Reconstruction, New York, 2003-2004
Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004-2005 - While there, he was a member of the medical staff for the New England Patriots
Hospital for Special Surgery Journal, Reviewer
Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, Reviewer
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Reviewer
Robotic Patellofemoral Replacement, Carroll KM, Mayman DJ, Oper Tech Orthop. 2015 March 23. Doi: 10.1053/j.oto.2015.02.001. Epub ahead of print
The impact of blood management on length of stay after primary total knee arthroplasty, Monsef JB, Della Valle AG, Mayman DJ, Marx RG, Ranawat AS, Boettner F., Open Orthop J. 2014 May 16;8:108-13. doi: 10.2174/1874325001408010108. eCollection 2014., PMID: 24894715 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
Acetabular component positioning in primary THA via an anterior, posterolateral, or posterolateral-navigated surgical technique, Nam D, Sculco PK, Su EP, Alexiades MM, Figgie MP, Mayman DJ., Orthopedics. 2013 Dec;36(12):e1482-7., PMID: 24579218 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Extramedullary guides versus portable, accelerometer-based navigation for tibial alignment in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, controlled trial: winner of the 2013 HAP PAUL award., Nam D, Cody EA, Nguyen JT, Figgie MP, Mayman DJ., J Arthroplasty. 2014 Feb;29(2):288-94. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.06.006. Epub 2013 Jul 19., PMID: 23871707 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
The reduction of implant-related errors and waste in total knee arthroplasty using a novel, computer based, e.Label and compatibility system., Ast MP, Mayman DJ, Su EP, Gonzalez Della Valle AM, Parks ML, Haas SB., J Arthroplasty. 2014 Jan;29(1):132-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.03.013. Epub 2013 Apr 22., PMID: 23618749 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Accelerometer-based, portable navigation vs imageless, large-console computer-assisted navigation in total knee arthroplasty: a comparison of radiographic results., Nam D, Weeks KD, Reinhardt KR, Nawabi DH, Cross MB, Mayman DJ., J Arthroplasty. 2013 Feb;28(2):255-61. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.04.023. Epub 2012 Jun 14., PMID: 22704226 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.
Dr. Mayman has been researching the development and advancement of computer navigation techniques for hip and knee surgery since his residency and has continued working as a consultant in the design of computer navigation tools. He focuses in two main areas – biomechanics of the knee and hip and the prevention and treatment of arthritis. In collaboration with our biomechanics department, he has worked to establish a robotic study protocol designed to investigate the biomechanical and functional outcomes for total hip and total knee arthroplasty. More recently, he has established a 3-dimensional imaging protocol using a new imaging technology and computer modeling that have enabled us to investigate pre-operative and post-operative planning that decreases radiation doses from standard radiographs. His primary focus is the prevention and treatment of arthritis with a focus on incorporating new technologies to help treat my patients and improve clinical outcomes. He won the coveted William Ersil award three times for Best Paper in Orthopedics, focusing on research primarily concerned with computer-assisted surgery. He is currently researching the long-term outcome of computer-assisted surgery to that of conventionally-guided surgery and is also working on protocols for maintaining the balance of ligaments in joints with a Hospital for Special Surgery fellow.
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Dr. Mayman participates with the following insurance plans:
- Aetna (HMO, EPO, POS, PPO)
- Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
- Cigna (HMO,EPO, POS, PPO)
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO/PPO/Indemnity
- Oxford Liberty/Freedom/Medicare
- United Health Care (HMO,EPO, POS, PPO)
Hospital for Special Surgery also participates with these insurance plans. Participation by Dr. Mayman and by the Hospital in the insurance plans listed above is subject to change. Please contact our office if you have questions about Dr. Mayman’s participation in your insurance plan. You may also contact the Hospital’s Insurance Advisory Service at 212.774.2607 with questions about your hospital coverage.
If Dr. Mayman does not participate with your particular insurance plan, you still may have coverage subject to the availability of "out-of-network" benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Woodward (firstname.lastname@example.org) in our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.