David Larry Gold, MD| Orthopedic Surgery | MedStar Health
David Larry Gold

David Larry Gold, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.6 out of 5 (2057 reviews)

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery

Languages: English


About me

David L. Gold, MD, is the section chief of orthopaedic surgery at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. He is a fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and joint replacement, using both computer-assisted and traditional techniques. In addition to hip, knee, and shoulder replacements, Dr. Gold also performs fracture care and general orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Gold attended the University of Maryland, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery, internship, and fellowship from the same institute. He also completed his fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Gold focuses on combining high-quality patient care and surgical expertise to create an excellent patient experience. The office's nursing staff and physical therapists go above and beyond to make it a wonderful experience for each and every patient. Patients have such positive results that they cannot imagine having had a better experience while in a hospital.

David Gold, MD, was named a 2020 "Top Doc" by Baltimore Magazine for orthopaedic surgery: joint.

Procedures I perform

  • Robotic Joint Replacements
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
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Practice locations

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9101 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 200
Baltimore, MD, 21237


Fax 844-606-5109

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 300
Bel Air, MD, 21015


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MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Golden Rule
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Cigna EPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Tricare East Select
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • United Choice
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Virginia Premier
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • I-SNP
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • D-SNP)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Navigate
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • United Student Resources
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA



Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Health System (1992)

Residency: University of Maryland Medicine GME (1991)

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine Office the Registrar (1986)


  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2014, 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Balder Scholarship Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement Senatorial Scholar

News and publications

The posteromedial portal in knee arthroscopy: An analysis of diagnostic and surgical utility. The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 1995.Osteochondroma of the distal clavicle: An unusual cause of the rotator cuff impingement. The American Journal of Orthopedics, 2000.

Extramedullary versus intramedullary tibial alignment guides for total knee arthroplasty. Orthopedics, 2005.

Long-term results of the GORE-TEX graft for reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. University of Maryland Research Day, 1991.

The use of epidural anesthesia in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. National Meeting of the American Society of Sports Medicine. 1992.

Multiple presentations and orthopedic seminars on the use of computer navigation for total knee replacements.

Ratings and reviews

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  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

  • May 23, 2024

    I felt rushed by the doctor; he questioned my symptoms and interrupted me when I was explaining my symptoms.

  • May 18, 2024

    Very helpful in my treatment plans

  • May 16, 2024

    Provider took his time to discuss diagnosis and available options.