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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Black is Excellent. Dr. Black has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
  • Foot Surgery

Education & Awards

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

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


Dr. Black has 8 hospital affiliations:

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


  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. David Leigh Black MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 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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