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

4.6 out of 5 (824 reviews)

Specialities: Orthopedic Surgery

Languages: English

(844) 606-5109

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.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hip
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Knee
  • Knee Fracture
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Sports Related Injury
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendonosis
  • Acromioclavicular Fracture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Dislocation
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Ankle Tendon Tear
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Bicep Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Calf Pain
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Comminuted Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Compound Fracture
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hip
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Knee
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Shoulder
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Distal Radial Fracture
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tendonitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibula Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hip Abductor Tear
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Over Age 60
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Joint Infection
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Clunk Syndrome
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged 60 And Older
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Fracture
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Mass
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament Tear
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscal Tear Age Greater Than 50
  • Meniscal Tear Age Less Than 50
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Radius
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Ulna
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Orthopedic Infections
  • Osteochondral Lesions
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Foot And Ankle
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Hand And Wrist
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Lower Extremities
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Upper Extremities
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans Ocd Of The Ankle
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Hip
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Knee
  • Overuse Injury
  • Overuse Injury Of The Ankle
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pelvis Osteoarthritis
  • Persistent Pain After Orthopedic Surgery
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Of The Hip
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Of The Knee
  • Proximal Ulnar Fracture
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Radial Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fracture Of The Radius
  • Stress Fractures
  • Synovitis
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibial Spine Fracture
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Toe Fracture
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Ulnar Fracture
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Ulnar Nerve Subluxation
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Wrist Dislocation
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Procedures I perform

  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Reset
  • Bone Surgery
  • Closed Reduction And Manipulation
  • Computer Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Elbow Injection
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement And Reconstructive Surgery
  • Joint Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Non Surgical Fracture Care
  • Non Surgical Management Of Osteoarthritis
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation Orif Clavicle
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation Orif Proximal Humerus
  • Percutaneous Pinning
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Surgery For Arthritis
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
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Practice locations

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9101 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-6788

Fax 443-777-6787

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Bel Air, MD, 21015

410-877-8088

Fax 410-877-8083

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

Fellowship Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospital (1992)

Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1991)

Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1987)

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (1986)

Awards

  • 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

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.6
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.6
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.5
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.6
  • Provider showed respect

    4.6
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.6
  • Aug 26, 2021

    Dr. David Gold epitomizes physician care & his medical knowledge & displayed empathy is second to none!

  • Aug 26, 2021

    Dr Gold clearly explained my health issue, and detailed my options. Answered my questions and addressed my concerns.

  • Aug 19, 2021

    Dr Gold was very good to work with . He is kind and shows he cares . I would recommend him to anyone . He's a super nice and intelligent Doctor.