WOSM Physicians / David P. Moss MD:

Assistant: Lindsey
Office Hours:
CC office: Monday & Friday afternoon
DC office: Tuesday & Thursday, all day


Education/Examinations

Post Graduate Training:
The Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

New York University-Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School:
Medical College of Virginia, VCU School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
Medical Doctorate

Undergraduate Education: 
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry Major

Professional Affiliations/Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons- Board Certified

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Candidate Member

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Washington DC Hand Society

Osler Medical Society

Jacobi Medical Society

Washington DC Medical Licensure

Maryland State Medical Licensure

Hospital Privileges

Sibley Memorial Hospital

The George Washington University Medical Center

Suburban Hospital

Georgetown University Hospital

The Surgery Center of Chevy Chase

Publications & Presentations

  1. DP Moss, CL Forthman: Ulnar artery thrombosis associated with anomalous hypothenar muscle. J Surg Orthop Adv, 17:85-88, 2008.
  1. DP Moss.  “Total Elbow Arthroplasty:  Indications, Surgical Technique, Outcomes.”  Presented at 27th Annual Cherry Blossom Seminar, Washington, DC, 2008.
  1. DP Moss, CL Forthman.  “A Biomechanical Comparison of Locking Screws Used in Volar Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures:  How Many Screws are Necessary?”  Presented at The George Washington University Health Sciences Research Day, Washington, DC, 2008.
  1. DP Moss, K Segalman.  “Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fractures.”  In:  Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstruction, KC Chung (ed.).  Elvesier Publications, London, 2008.
  1. DP Moss, CL Forthman.  “A Biomechanical Comparison of Locking Screws Used in Volar Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures:  How Many Screws are Necessary?”  Presented at E.F. Shaw Wilgis Lectureship in Hand Surgery, Baltimore, 2007.
  1. DP Moss, CL Forthman.  “A Biomechanical Comparison of Locking Screws Used in Volar Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures:  How Many Screws are Necessary?”  Presented at Union Memorial Hospital Author’s Day Presentations, Baltimore, 2007.
  1. DP Moss, NT Tejwani:  “Biomechanics of External Fixation: A Review of the Literature.”  Bulletin of Hospital for Joint Diseases; 65(4):294-299, 2007.
  1. DP Moss, KB Raskin:  “Bone Tumors:  Benign and Malignant.” In:  Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Hand, Elbow, Shoulder.  Trumble TE (ed.), Elvesier Publications, 2005.
  1. DP Moss, “Damage Control Orthopaedics and Spanning External Fixation.”  Presented at Grand Rounds, Hospital for Joint Diseases, 2006.
  1. DP Moss, JR Rudzki, JC Wittig, R Henshaw, MM Malawer.  “Minimally Invasive Burr-Down Technique versus En Bloc Resection for Treatment of Osteoid Osteoma:  Results From a Single Institution Over a 20 Year Period.”  Presented at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2001.
  1. J Bickels, N Kahanovitz, CK Rupert, RM Henshaw, DP Moss, I Meller, MM Malawer.  “Extraspinal Bone and Soft-Tissue Tumors as a Cause of Sciatica.” Spine; 24(15):1611-1616, 1999. 
  1. J Bickels, N Kahanovitz, CK Rupert, RM Henshaw, DP Moss, I Meller, MM Malawer.  “Extraspinal Bone and Soft-Tissue Tumors as a Cause of Sciatica.” Presented at Combined Meeting of the American and European Musculoskeletal Tumor Societies, 1998, and North American Spine Society’s 13th Annual Meeting, 1998.
  1. DP MossCycloaromatization Studies of a Potential Anti-Cancer Prodrug.  Princeton University Thesis, 1996.

Ongoing and Previous Research

  1. DP Moss, CL Forthman.  “A Biomechanical Comparison of Locking Screws Used in Volar Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures:  How Many Screws are Necessary?”  Submitted to Journal of Hand Surgery, 2008.
  1. DP Moss, CL Forthman.  “Ulnar Artery Thrombosis Associated with Anomalous Hypothenar Muscle. A case report.”  Submitted to Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, 2007.
  1. DP Moss.  “Treatment of Zone I Flexor Tendon Lacerations:  A Biomechanical Cadaveric Comparison of Suture Repair versus Teno Fix Tendon Repair System.”  Hospital for Joint Diseases, 2006.
  1. DP Moss, N Tejwani.  “Damage Control Orthopaedics and Spanning External Fixation.”  Submitted to Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2006. 
  1. CK Rupert, DP Moss, MM Malawer.  “Acetabular Reconstruction for Metastatic Carcinoma Without Replacing the Hip Joint:  Description of a New Prosthetic Device and Surgical Technique.”  Washington Hospital Center, 1999.
  1. DP Moss, RM Henshaw, MM Malawer.  “Efficacy of Pain Control with Epineural Catheter versus Epidural Catheter for Post-Operative Patients, Gauged by Catecholamine Levels and Narcotic Use.” Washington Hospital Center, 2000.
  1. DP Moss, MA Armstrong.  “Correlation of Brain Atrophy with Clinical Disease in HIV-Infected Juveniles.”  The National Institutes of Health, 1993.

Activities

2008 Washington Nationals Baseball Club, Major League Baseball
Associate Team Physician
International Hand Surgery, Dominican Republic
International humanitarian program that provides surgical and non-surgical treatment of complex upper extremity disorders.

CitySquash Program, Bronx, NY
Mentor, tutor, squash instructor, team physician for underprivileged urban youth.

New York Mets, Major League Baseball, Queens, NY
Shea Stadium On-Site Physician, 2003-2005

New York City High School Football, Bronx, NY
Physician, 2001-2006

Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey Dance Companies, New York, NY
Performance Physician, 2001-2006

US National Archery Championships, New York, NY
Physician, 2003

David Hume Surgical Society, Richmond, VA
President, 1998-99

Princeton University Varsity Squash
Captain
Intercollegiate National Champions
Princeton Squash Most Valuable Player Award

Orthopaedic News

AAOS Headline News - October 21, 2009
ACL Injuries continue to increase

AAOS Headline News Now - Oct 5, 2009
Weight loss helps arthritis

AAOS Headline News Now - Sept 25, 2009
Surgery works for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

AAOS Headline News Now - Sept 16, 2009
For shoulder pain, exercise preferred over ECSW

NY Times, Health Tuesday Aug 18, 2009
Running not so bad after all

AAOS Headline News Now - July 13, 2009
Delayed ACL repair in young patients linked to other injuries.

AAOS Headline News Now - July 13, 2009
Training in proprioception may decrease recurrent ankle sprains

Political News

The Washington Post - Nov 27, 2009
Kill the bills. Do health reform right.

AAOS Headline News Now - Oct 21, 2009
Medicare for physicians will remain broken

AAOS Headline News Now - Oct 5, 2009
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons view on Healthcare Reform

AAOS Headline News Now - Sept 16, 2009
Even the public knows this one

AAOS Headline News Now - Aug 14, 2009
Orthopedists take on healthcare misinformation

AAOS Headline News Now - July 31, 2009
Orthopaedsts fight for their patients rights: "AAOS Act" introduced into U.S. Senate.

We Specialize In

• Sports Medicine/Orthopedic Surgery
• Joint Replacement
• General Orthopedics
• Shoulder/Elbow
• Foot/Ankle
• Neck/Spine Disorders
• Hand/Wrist