David H Gilbert, MD Hand Surgery

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Hand Surgery Fort Lauderdale, FL

Quick Facts

  • 4.6  
  • SPEAKS English, French, Spanish
  • New York University
  • 6 AWARDS
  • 1 Location

About Dr. David H Gilbert MD

Dr. David H Gilbert, MD is a doctor primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Gilbert has received 6 awards.

Compassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice AwardTop 10 Doctor - StateOn-Time Doctor AwardCompassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year HonoreePatients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award


Broward Orthopedic Specialists 5301 N Dixie Hwy Ste 203 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334


Dr. David H Gilbert has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Orthopaedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Hand Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Dr. David H Gilbert has the following 6 expertise

  • Trigger Finger Disorder
  • Hand Injuries
  • Wrist Injury
  • Finger Injuries
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.


29 Years Experience

New York University


New York University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1992

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More about Dr. David H Gilbert

Dr. David H. Gilbert is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, whose practice is entirely devoted to the care and rehabilitation of hand, wrist, and elbow diseases and injuries. Dr. Gilbert graduated from Brandeis University in Boston, Massachusetts, magna cum laude, and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. After graduating the New York University Bellevue Medical Center School of Medicine, he was selected to remain at that institution where he completed a Surgery internship and Orthopaedic Surgery residency. At NYU, Dr. Gilbert distinguished himself by receiving the highest score on the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination and by being awarded the Chief Residency position. During that residency, Dr. Gilbert worked with world-famous hand surgeons and developed a love and admiration for the wondrous complexity of the anatomy and function of the hand. Dr. Gilbert used this springboard to gain further experience and technical mastery of his art by completing a Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at the renowned Indiana Hand Center, which was one of the most sought-after positions of Hand Surgery training in the world. There he was taught by current and past leaders and pioneers within the field of Hand Surgery. Dr. Gilbert, along with his certified hand therapy and wound care team, joined Dr. Reilly in 1998. He currently holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, which is the highest board certification available for practicing hand surgeons. He currently holds professional appointments at Holy Cross Hospital and Imperial Point Medical Center. Dr. Gilbert has a particular interest in the treatment of injured workers. In fact, since its inception in 2003, Dr. Gilbert has been nominated every year and is a two-time winner of the Florida Choice Awards for WorkersÂ’ Compensation. This award is provided to the top five physicians in any specialty providing medical care to injured workers in the entire state of Florida. Dr. Gilbert seeks to restore anatomy and function often ravaged by injury and disease, in an effort to regain the patientÂ’s previous level of function and quality of life. Patients of Dr. Gilbert have been impressed with his concerned and unhurried demeanor, combined with the most honest and ethical practice of medicine. His focus is on the patient as a whole and complete person and not just an injured appendage. Dr. Gilbert is honored to have the opportunity to profoundly impact and improve the lives of his patients through love, compassion, and technical expertise within the field of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.

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