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A. David Davis, MD is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, fellowship-trained in arthroscopy and sports medicine. He provides care for adults and adolescents with injuries of the bones, joints, and muscles. Dr. Davis specializes in the care of sports-related injuries, with a particular focus on injuries of the shoulder, hip, and knee. His clinical practice includes arthroscopic surgery with a focus on ACL reconstructions, meniscus repairs, shoulder dislocations, rotator cuff repairs, and labrum repairs of the shoulder and hip. He also specializes in hip preservation using the latest techniques in hip arthroscopic surgery.

He has worked as an assistant team physician for the Boston Celtics, Tufts University football and hockey programs, and is currently a team physician for several New Hampshire Seacoast high schools.

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In 2021, Dr. Davis was named one of the Top Doctors in New Hampshire — Orthopaedic Surgery. “Using nonsurgical interventions, modern technology, and the latest advancements in orthopedic surgery, my goal is to help each patient achieve their best possible outcome,” said Dr. Davis. “It is a tremendously rewarding experience helping patients in their journey toward recovery and one that I accept with immense gratitude and humility.”

Dr. Davis is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has published works in both Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Basic Science and is currently involved in orthopaedic research on ACL anatomy and new techniques for the repair of ACL injuries. His most recent publication, detailing the anatomy of the ACL femoral footprint, can be found in the of the Journal of Arthroscopy, the leading peer-reviewed journal in the field of minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Davis earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Science from the University of California Los Angeles. He received his Medical Degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Davis performed his orthopaedic residency at the Boston University School of Medicine. He then completed his surgical training as a Sports Medicine Fellow at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.

A native of California, Dr. Davis enjoys the outdoors and all the Seacoast has to offer. When not at work you may find him snowboarding, surfing or mountain biking with his wife and four children.

  • Medical Degree
    Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
  • Bachelor of Science
    University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • General Surgery Internship
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Orthopaedic Research Resident
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
    New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA
Professional Memberships
  • Davis, A. David et al, Height and Depth Guidelines for Anatomic Femoral Tunnels in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Cadaveric Study. Arthroscopy. 2016 June;32(6): 1098-1105
  • David Davis, MD, Elizabeth Krall Kaye, PhD, Anthony Schepsis, MD, and Ilya Voloshin, MD, Meta-analysis Arthroscopic versus Open Acromioplasty. Am J Sports Med. 2010 March;38(3): 613-618
  • Kenneth Morse, MD, A. David Davis, MD, Robert Afra, MD, Elizabeth Krall Kaye, PhD, Anthony Schepsis, MD, and Ilya Voloshin, MD, Arthroscopic Versus Mini-open Rotator Cuff Repair: A Comprehensive Review and Meta-analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2008 Sep;36(9):1824-8
  • Elise Morgan, PhD; Zachary D Mason, B.S.; Gavin Bishop, M.D., A. David Davis, M.D.;Louis C Gerstenfeld, Ph.D.; Thomas A Einhorn, M.D. Combined Effects of Recombinant Human BMP-7 (rhBMP-7) and Parathyroid Hormone (1-34) in Metaphyseal Bone Healing. Bone. 2008
  • David J Hunter, Lou Gerstenfeld, Gavin Bishop, A. David Davis, Zach D Mason, Tom A Einhorn, Rose A Maciewicz, Pete Newham, and Elise F Morgan. Bone marrow lesions from osteoarthritis knees are characterized by sclerotic bone that is less well mineralized. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 2009;11(1):R11
    • Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022
    • 2021 Top Doctors of New Hampshire
    • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Sports medicine
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee arthroscopy
    • ACL reconstruction
    • ACL injuries
    • Meniscal repair
    • Lipogems
    • Cartilage restoration
    • Meniscal transplant surgery
    • Shoulder arthroscopy
    • Shoulder impingement/rotator cuff tendinitis
    • Hip arthroscopy
    • Hip labral repair
    • Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)