David M. Dines, MD
Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College Attending Surgeon, The Sports and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Co-director, Shoulder Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery
David M Dines MD is Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College He is also an Attending Surgeon in The Sports and Shoulder Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He is Co-director of the Shoulder Fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery. Previously he served as Chairman and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.(1996-2007)
He is considered as an international expert in shoulder surgery. He has published over 350 per-reviewed articles, many book chapters, edited and written 7 text books on shoulder surgery, He has lectured and presented extensively throughout the world.(over 1000 presentations).
He is Past-President of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.(2004-5)
He has served as Team Physician for the New York Mets Baseball team (1992-97), United States Davis Cup Tennis Team (2000-2012), Orthopedic Director US Open Tennis Tournament (2003-2012) and as Medical Director of the Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour since 2000.
Dr. Dines is the co-developer of many Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Systems including the ZimmerBiomet Comprehensive © Shoulder Arthroplasty System. He is recognized as an international leader in Shoulder arthroplasty and has performed more than 2000 such procedures.
He has won numerous awards in Orthopedic surgery including The Sir John Charnley Memorial Medal for Arthroplasty, The Neer Award for Shoulder Research and many "Best Doctors" awards locally and nationally. He has received 11 separate student, resident and fellow teaching awards at HSS and LIJ over the last 20 years.
He is married (Judith) and has 2 children (Josh and Alison). His son Joshua Dines MD is an acclaimed Orthopedic Sports Medicine Physician at the Hospital for Special Surgery as well.