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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Black is Excellent. Dr. Black has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Black, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Black graduated from University of Kansas , Kansas City. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2015)


Dr. Black has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • St John's Regional Medical Center 
  • Freeman Health System - Freeman West 


  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. David L Black MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. David L. Black practice?
Dr. David Black has 1 office location.
Dr. David Black practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Joplin, MO.
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