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David Edward Attarian

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
DUMC Box 104002, Durham, NC 27710
311 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery · 2014 - Present Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments

Previous Appointments & Affiliations


Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery · 2006 - 2014 Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments
Interim Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery · 2013 - 2013 Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments
Associate Professor of Surgery · 2001 - 2006 Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments
Assistant Professor of Surgery · 1999 - 2000 Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments
Instructor, Temporary of Surgery · 1999 - 1999 Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments

Leadership & Clinical Positions at Duke


Chief Medical Officer, Duke Private Diagnostic Clinic- 2014-
Executive Vice Chair, Clinical Orthopaedics 2013-2021
Medical Director, Duke University Hospital, Hospital Based Clinics 2014-
Medical Director, Duke Health System Orthopaedic Comanagement Program 2013-2021

Interim Chair, Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013

Previously Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 1989-1999

Academic Positions Outside Duke


Assistant Professor · 1997 - 1999 Ohio State University