David E. Gwinn, M.D., M.A., F.A.A.O.S.

Medical School
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD (1998)

National Capital Consortium, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and National Naval Medical Center Bethesda


Dr. Gwinn is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with extensive training and experience in spine surgery and joint replacement of the knee and hip. He served as Chief and Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he performed thousands of surgeries on combat injured active duty military members, including a tour in Afghanistan. He also served as Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon to the White House and Orthopaedic Surgeon to Congress.

Dr. Gwinn completed his spine surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic after finishing orthopaedic surgery residency at Walter Reed. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and completed medical school at The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He has authored over 20 peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters within his specialty.

Orthopedic Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedics

8401 Connecticut Ave., Ste 800
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815-5803


Dr. David Gwinn is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine and associated structures by medical, surgical and physical means including the patients with musculoskeletal problems which include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder and elbow in children and adults. Patients with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system are also concerned.