David Chalnick, MD., F.A.A.O.S.  – Total Joint Replacement

Specialities:
Joint Replacement
Sports Medicine

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Biography

Dr. Chalnick is Fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction and Sports Medicine. He became interested in a career as an othopaedic surgeon and specifically joint replacement surgeon as a bioengineering major at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He then attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry’s New Jersey Medical School, graduating as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. After medical school, Dr. Chalnick completed his internship and residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He then studied with world-renowned surgeons including Dr. John Insall, who is considered by many as the father of knee replacement surgery as well as Dr. W. Norman Scott, long time team physician of the New York Knicks, at the Insall Scott Kelly instituted at Beth Israel North Hospital in Manhattan. He completed a yearlong fellowship in adult reconstruction and sports medicine and gained subspecialty training in knee and hip total joint replacement and revision surgery along with arthroscopic surgery primarily of the knee.

Presently Dr. Chalnick is the medical director of the joint replacement program at Monmouth Medical Center as well as the lead surgeon of the RWJBarnabus Health Care System Orthopaedic Integrated Leadership Group.  He is a member of the academic committee of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program at Monmouth Medical Center and a Clinical Assistant professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ.

Dr. Chalnick performs minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery as well as revision joint replacement surgery. He is skilled in posterior as well as direct anterior hip replacement surgery. He also utilizes advanced MAKOplasty® robotically assisted technology when indicated.

Education and Training

Undergraduate
University of Pennsylvania

Medical School:
UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School

Residency & Internship:
Orthopaedic Surgery, Albany Medical Center

Post Graduate Training:
Insall Scott Kelly Institute, Beth Israel North Hospital
Adult Reconstruction / Sports Medicine Fellowship

Certifications:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 2001, Board Certified

Attending:
Monmouth Medical Center
Riverview Medical Center

Surgi Centers:
Lakewood Surgery Center

Licensure:
New Jersey
New York

Academic Appointments
Medical Director, Monmouth Medical Center Joint Replacement Program
Lead Physician, RWJBarnabus Health Orthopaedic Integrated Leadership Group
Academic Committee Member, Monmouth Medical Center Orthopaedic Residency Program
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, RWJ Medical School

Member:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
New Jersey Orthopaedic Society