David A Spinner, DO Email David Spinner
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine
- Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
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Dr. David A. Spinner is a Board Certified Physician. He joined Mount Sinai following the completion of an Interventional Pain Fellowship at Harvard University’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Spine Center.
Dr. Spinner is originally from New York City, a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science. He went on to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and then completed medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Maimonides Medical Center and his residency here at the Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Dr. Spinner is one of the first physicians in the country to become certified in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasonography and lectures nationally on musculoskeletal interventions. He was the lead editor for the first textbook on the topic, Atlas of Ultrasound Guided Musculoskeletal Injections. He also has numerous publications in various textbooks and journals.
Currently, Dr. Spinner serves as an assistant professor in the Rehabilitation Medicine department. Having been trained in both Rehabilitation Medicine and an Anesthesia Pain Fellowship, he provides a unique perspective to treating both acute and chronic pain. He works by designing a treatment program that best fits your specific needs.
Dr. Spinner's interventional spinal care includes but is not limited to: Kyphoplasty, Epidural Injections, Facet Joint Injections, Facet Cyst Aspirations, Radiofrequency Ablation, Neuromodulation (Spinal Cord Stimulation), Intrathecal Pumps (Cancer pain and Spasticity), Sympathetic Blocks, and Discography.
Dr. Spinner’s musculoskeletal care includes but is not limited to: Diagnostic Ultrasound and Guided Injections, Sports Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Testing (EMG/NCS), Spasticity management, Platelet Rich Plasma, Tenotomy and Regenerative Interventions, Pregnancy related pain
Dr. Spinner also has special interest in interventional headache management including but not limited to: Botulinum Toxin Injections, Facial Nerve Blocks, Third Occipital Nerve Blocks, Cervical Radiofrequency Ablation, Cervical Epidural Injections
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Pain Management
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Achilles Tendinopathy
- Adhesive Capsulitis
- Ankle Sprain
- Back Pain
- Botulinum Toxin Injections
- Carpal Tunnel Injection
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Chronic Neck Pain
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Disc Herniation
- Elbow Pain
- Foot Pain
- Frozen Shoulder
- Hand Pain
- Herniated Disk
- Hip Labral Tears
- Hip Pain
- Knee Pain
- Low Back Pain
- Meniscal Tear
- Morton's Neuroma
- Muscle Strain
- Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
- Neck Pain
- Nerve Conduction Study
- Osgood-Schlatter Disease
- Patellar Tendinopathy
- Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Radiofrequency Ablation
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Sacroiliac Joint Pain
- Shin Splint
- Shoulder Pain
- Shoulder Tendinopathy
- Spinal Arthritis
- Spinal Corticosteroid Injection
- Spinal Stenosis
- Spine Stimulator
- Tension Headache
- Trigger Finger
- Vertebral Fracture
- Wrist Pain
- Wrist Sprain
DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship, Internal Medicine
Maimonides Medical Center
Residency, Rehabilitation Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Pain Management
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School
Spinner D, Kirschner JS. Accuracy of ultrasound-guided superficial trigeminal nerve blocks using methylene blue in cadavers. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.) 2012 Nov; 13(11).
Sahler CS, Spinner DA, Kirschner JS. Ultrasound-guided first metatarsophalangeal joint injections: description of an in-plane, gel standoff technique in a cadaveric study. Foot & ankle specialist 2013 Aug; 6(4).
Sherwinter DA, Ghaznavi AM, Spinner D, Savel RH, Macura JM, Adler H. Continuous infusion of intraperitoneal bupivacaine after laparoscopic surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Obesity surgery 2008 Dec; 18(12).
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Dr.Spinner did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2018 and/or 2019: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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