Director of Podiatric Surgery Service
Columbia University Campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital
- 2014 Physician of the Year: New York Presbyterian Hospital -- Allen Campus
- Over 25 years of surgical experience
- Member of surgical staff at New York Presbyterian Hospital -- Weill Cornell Medical Center
- Consultant to the Columbia University Medical Center Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
- Active member and former President of the Greater New York Division of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- Holds an academic appointment at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University and in the Department of Surgery at Weill-Cornell Medical Center
- Actively involved in residency training
- Widely published
- Graduated from Yeshiva University College in 1985
- Completed his postgraduate medical education and surgical residency serving as Chief Resident at the affiliated hospitals of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine
- Board Certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Interests and Community Involvement
Dr. Bar-David maintains a special interest in reconstructive foot surgery. Dr. Bar-David approaches surgical procedures as a sculptor approaching his art form. He is constantly striving to perfect his techniques and frequently reviews his cases, publishing his long-term results and sharing his techniques with colleagues. Dr. Bar-David takes on the challenge of new patients with previously failed surgeries, resolving their problems for an improved quality of life.
Dr. Bar-David lectures and publishes on reconstructive related topics. Dr. Bar-David most often publishes on the review and techniques related to correction of the advanced bunion and hammertoe correction without the need for external pins.
Dr. Bar-David’s other areas of practice include treatment of tendons, flat feet, arch and heel pain, the Achilles, injuries, and sports-related issues in both adults and children. He utilizes orthotics and nonsurgical treatment approaches whenever possible.
Dr. Bar-David is active in the Greater New York Division of the American College of Foot and Ankle surgeons, having recently completed his service as President of the division. Dr. Bar-David continues to organize lectures and meetings. He is involved in residency training, and has been widely published in notable peer-reviewed medical journals.
Dr. Bar-David serves on several local community boards. He spends the majority of his free time with his wife and four children. Dr. Bar-David is an avid fisherman and enjoys running and the outdoors.