David P Trofa, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

David P Trofa, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder, Elbow & Sports Medicine, Hip & Knee ReconstructionMore specialties

Location Info


161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

Additional Locations for David P Trofa, MD

  • CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    US
  • ColumbiaDoctors - Tarrytown

    155 White Plains Road
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    US
  • ColumbiaDoctors - 1 Pondfield Road

    1 Pondfield Road
    Bronxville, NY 10708
    US

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About David P Trofa, MD


David P. Trofa, MD, is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in the operative and non-operative treatment of athletes of all ages and skill levels, including pediatric and adult patients. He is an expert in arthroscopic and open surgery of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. Dr. Trofa has a particlar intrest in advanced knee disorders and complex knee pathologies, focusing on cartilage restoration, non-surgical management of early arthritis, meniscus injuries, ligament reconstruction, knee dislocations, and patellofemoral disorders. His shoulder practice focuses on labral tears, SLAP tears, rotator cuff tears, and frozen shoulder; while his elbow expertise includes treatment for medial/lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow), instability, and ligament reconstruction. Dr. Tofa also leverages the latest orthobiologic treatments in his practice, including platelet rich plasma (PRP), to provide athletes with a full spectrum of treatment options.


A native of Wilton, Connecticut, Dr. Trofa is a former athlete who competed at the national level in soccer and wrestling. After receiving a B.A. in Biology from Columbia University he graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine with Research Honors. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, where he was twice awarded the Ira Wolfe Award for Excellence in Sports Medicine Research. Following residency, Dr. Trofa completed a fellowship in sports medicine, shoulder, and elbow at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC. While there, he served as a team physician for multiple professional and collegiate teams such as the Carolina Panthers and the Charlotte Knights.


Throughout his training Dr. Trofa has been active in academic research having published over 50 peer-reviewed articles on a variety of topics related to ACL reconstruction, Tommy John surgery (UCL reconstruction), osteochondral transplantation, Achilles tendon repairs, surgical techniques and post-operative physical therapy protocols. Dr. Trofa's ongoing research projects are focused on optimizing patient outcomes with a particular interest in complex knee pathology, including articular cartilage, ligamentous, and meniscal injuries. Hs is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).


Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Expertise

  • ACL Injury Tear
  • Adhesive Capsulitis/Frozen Shoulder
  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Arthroscopic Debridement of Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Cartilage Surgery
  • Chronic Tendon Disorder
  • Elbow Disorder
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
  • Jumper's Knee
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Ligament Reconstructions
  • Knee Pain
  • Labral Tear of Shoulder
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
  • Patella Fracture
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorder
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Injuries of Female Athletes
  • Tendon Repairs
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow

Education

  • Medical School: Tufts University / School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Carolinas Healthcare Systems

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

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