Dr. David W. Altchek is the founding medical director at HSS Florida and is an experienced orthopedic surgeon with exceptional expertise in sports medicine. He specializes in shoulder surgery, elbow injuries and traumas, and total shoulder and knee replacement surgeries.
He has authored over 100 articles and publications on injuries, trauma, and conditions in the shoulder, elbow and knee. He has also been the recipient of several prestigious awards in orthopedics, including the T. Campbell Thompson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Orthopaedic Surgery, the Eastern Orthopaedic Association Fellowship Award, and the Charles S. Neer Award for American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons.
Dr. Altchek’s notable experience includes serving as the Medical Director for the New York Mets and a medical consultant for the NBA. He has also served as the North American Medical Director for the Association of Tennis Professionals and was the former Team Physician for the U.S. Davis Cup tennis team. In addition, Dr. Altchek is a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Altcheck specializes in the following conditions and treatments:
Below are some of the notable awards won by Dr. Altchek for his care and expertise as an orthopedic physician and surgeon.