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David L. Glaser, MD

David L. Glaser, MD Surgeon

Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Service Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Glaser is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003

Clinical Expertise:

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Bursitis (Olecranon)
  • Elbow Contracture Release
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Instability
  • Elbow Joint Reconstruction
  • Elbow Loose Bodies
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Replacement Surgery (Arthroplasty)
  • Elbow Stiffness and Contracture
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tendonitis
  • Glenoid Fracture
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Minimally Invasive Elbow Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Shoulder Surgery
  • Radius Forearm Fracture
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Contracture Release
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendon Transfer
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Sport Related Shoulder Injury
  • Sport Related Upper Extremity Injury
  • Ulna Forearm Fracture

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, International American Orthopaedic Association, International American Orthopaedic Association, National American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, National Mid-Atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society, National Orthopaedic Research Society, International Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Local Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society, Local Shoulder and Elbow Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Glaser is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

VanKlunen J, Soslowsky L: Tissue Engineering of the Rotator Cuff Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering : 1622-1629,2004.

Glaser DL, Schildhorn JC, Bartolozzi AR, Dennis R, Li J: The inadvertent introduction of skin into the joint during intra-articular knee injections: Do you really know what’s on the tip of your needle? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research : 2002.

Mast cell involvement in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva Human Pathology 32 (8): 842-8,2001.

Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva Pediatric Radiology 31 (5): 307-314,2001.

Kaplan FS, Glaser DL, Shore EM, Emerson S: Medical Management of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: Current Treatment Considerations Clinical Procedures Third International Symposium FOP 1 (1): 1-52,2001.

Shore EM, Glaser DL: Osteogenic Induction in Hereditary Disorders of Heterotopic Ossification Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 374 : 303-316,2000.

Well-leg compartment pressures during hemilithotomy position for fracture fixation Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 14 (3): 157-161,2000.

Glaser DL: Cost effectiveness of immediate post-operative radiographs following uncomplicated total knee arthroplasty: A retrospective and prospective study of 750 patients Journal of Arthroplasty 15 (4): 475-8,2000.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Penn Medicine Center
3737 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3440
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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