David Nigen, MD Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. David Nigen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 (4 other locations)
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About David Nigen MD

Dr. David Nigen, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, with other offices in WEST PALM BEACH, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. He has 12 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine. He speaks English and Spanish.

Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Takes time to answer questions


Dr. David Nigen has 5 locations

Fort Lauderdale Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine 1414 SE 3rd Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Irise Spine And Joint 5601 CORPORATE WAY STE 119 WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33407
Broward Health Medical Center 1600 S Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
John F Kennedy Medical Center North Campus 2201 45th St West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Saint Marys Medical Center 901 45th St West Palm Beach, FL 33407


Dr. David Nigen has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. David Nigen has the following 13 areas of expertise

  • Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Scoliosis
  • Bone Fracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Osteoarthritis


12 Years Experience

Florida State University College Of Medicine

Graduated in 2011

Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship - Lenox Hill Hospital

Graduated in 2017

Orthopedic Surgery Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Hospital

Graduated in 2016

Dr. David Nigen Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Choice POS - Large Group
  • AvMed Empower - Small Employer Groups (1-50)
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS FL Blue BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS FL Blue BlueOptions
  • BCBS FL Blue BlueSelect
  • BCBS FL Blue Choice
  • BCBS FL Blue SimplyBlue
  • BCBS FL myBlue
  • BCBS FL Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBSA Blue Card High Performance Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield NE NY PPO 6000 Series
  • BluePPO HSA
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Connect - FL
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Cigna SureFit South Florida
  • Empire BCBS Blue Access Employer Sponsored
  • Empire BCBS Blue Priority NY
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Empire Blue Priority NY
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire Hospital
  • Empire Hospital/Medical (Trad)
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Excellus BCBS Bassett Preferred
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO HSA
  • Excellus BCBS CNY Preferred Gold - Tier 1
  • Excellus BCBS SimplyBlue/SimplyBlue Plus
  • First Health
  • GHI
  • Highmark BCBS PPO
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan Network
  • MVP Liberty EPO/PPO
  • Optum Health
  • Oxford Freedom
  • PHCS
  • PPO 6000 Series
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • Workers Compensation

More about Dr. David Nigen

David L. Nigen, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He treats all athletic injuries and traumas to both the upper and lower extremities. Dr. Nigen completed his fellowship in Sports Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and served as chief resident in orthopedic surgery at the University of Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital, one of the busiest trauma centers in the country. Before moving back to South Florida, Dr. Nigen served as an assistant team physician for the New York Jets and New York Islanders. He also provided care to the University of Miami Hurricane football, basketball, and soccer teams, as well as the Miami Marlins baseball team. Dr. Nigen graduated at the top of his class at Florida State University College of Medicine after graduating Cum Laude from the University of Florida. Dr. Nigen has authored orthopedic research papers and given countless presentations around the country regarding sports injuries and surgeries. He enjoys volunteering with his not-for-profit organization OrthoNations in Vietnam where he operates and teaches surgeons from around the world.


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