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David Forsh

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Orthopaedics
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Education

  • MD, Medical University of South Carolina

  • Internship, General Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Ortho.Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Orthoapedics
    U of C Davis Medical Center

Biography

    David A. Forsh, MD graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans and received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  Following medical school, he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at our very own Mt. Sinai Hospital and was recognized as a finalist for Resident of the Year during his training.  Following residency, he completed his Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship training at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA-one of the premiere Level I trauma centers in the country.

    Dr. Forsh has a special interest in polytrauma, fracture care, nonunions, malunion/deformity, pelvic & acetabular surgery, as well as international trauma orthopaedics-he has served as a healthcare provider in Costa Rica, South Africa, and Liberia, West Africa. 

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Forsh did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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