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Dr. Trofa offers comprehensive care for sports injuries using the most effective nonsurgical and surgical treatments. He is an expert in arthroscopic and open surgery and offers innovative biologic treatments.

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Dr. Trofa

Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon

Sports Medicine & Cartilage Restoration

columbia

David P. Trofa, MD, is an orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in the operative and non-operative treatment of athletes of all ages and skill levels. He is an expert in arthroscopic and open surgery of the knee and shoulder.

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  • Dr. David Trofa is a top of the line when it comes to Orthopedic Surgeons. I am forever grateful for finding him and I genuinely feel lucky for doing so. He is EXCELLENT. He has phenomenal bedside manner and he’s great at simply explaining complex ...
    Meghan McCann
  • Dr. Trofa is an amazing doctor because i could trust him. He does his job very well and makes sure that his patients, like me, are well before and after surgery. I’ll 100% recommend him as a doctor, his set plans are perfect and if you follow his i...
    Angel Jimenez
  • The professional care and care of Dr. David Trofa, Orthopedic surgeon,, are exceptional. It procedures cautiously, that each medical experience, each evaluation, is precise, thoroughly and with emotional and warm support, proven action their capacity...
    margarita castillo
  • There are many times you go to a doctors office and get good care from the physician. Not only is Dr. Tropha an exceptional orthopedic surgeon his assistant is amazing as well. Dr.Trofa’s people skills are impeccable. After discussing options to fi...
    José Castellanos
  • Dr. Trofa has been an excellent orthopedic surgeon.I felt comfortable with the care I received from him at the time I was a patient. His excellent team is professional, time efficient and amazing when it comes to patient care.
    Lola Reins
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Recent News
  • Patellofemoral Microfracture Surgery of the Knee

    Rehabilitation Variability Following Femoral Condyle and Patellofemoral Microfracture Surgery of the Knee

    Source: Cartilage

    June 19, 2021

  • The Physician and Sportsmedicine

    Targeting rule implementation decreases neck injuries in high school football: a national injury

    Source: The Physician and Sportsmedicine

    June 4, 2021

  • Cartilage Restoration of the Knee

    The Fragility of Statistical Significance in Cartilage Restoration of the Knee

    Source: Cartilage

    The Fragility of Statistical Significance in Cartilage Restoration of the Knee

Research
  • Osteochondral Graft Harvesting

    TMAO as a Media Supplement for Osteochondral Graft Harvesting

    Jan 01, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021

    The study will assess the efficacy of TMAO in mitigating chondrocyte injury...

  • Chondrocyte Allograft Viability

    TMAO to Enhance Chondrocyte Allograft Viability

    Sep 01, 2020 - Aug 31, 2021

    The study will assess the efficacy of TMAO in mitigating chondrocyte injury...

Publications
  • Image Outcomes and failure rates after revision meniscal repair

    Outcomes and failure rates after revision meniscal repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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  • Image Isolated Osteochondral Autograft Versus Allograft Transplantation

    Isolated Osteochondral Autograft Versus Allograft Transplantation for the Treatment of Symptomatic Cartilage Lesions of the Knee: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

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  • Image The risk of COVID-19 transmission upon return to sport

    The risk of COVID-19 transmission upon return to sport: a systematic review

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  • Image Fractures of the posterior malleolus

    Fractures of the posterior malleolus: a systematic review and analysis of patient-reported outcome scale selection

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