David D. Savin, M.D.
David Daniel Savin, M. D. is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders, as well as general orthopaedics and fracture care. He has significant experience performing arthroscopic management of all shoulder injuries, as well as management of shoulder arthritis with both anatomic and reverse shoulder replacements. His surgical skill set also includes management of shoulder and elbow trauma and common elbow injuries.
Dr. Savin is passionate about helping his patients restore function and stay active after shoulder and elbow injuries. He works with athletes of all ages including high school, college and weekend warriors and his experience includes working with professional teams, such as the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox.
Dr. Savin earned his Bachelor of Science in physiological sciences with Latin honors at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He continued his medical education at UCLA at the David Geffen School of Medicine. He then moved to Chicago where he completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Illinois. Thereafter, he completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the renowned Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Savin has conducted extensive research on shoulder and elbow management and surgery on which he has given over 30 national and international presentations and authored dozens of peer-reviewed publications and several book chapters. He is also an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Savin, a California native, lives with his wife in Palm Desert. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, hiking, cycling, golf and photography.
Quote: "I am grateful to have the ability to help my patients alleviate pain, restore function and return to an active lifestyle".