David Trofa, MD

Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Elbow Disorder, Labral Tear of Shoulder, Knee Ligament Reconstructions, Knee Injury, Knee Disorders, Cartilage Surgery, Cartilage Injury, Arthroscopic Surgery, Adolescent Sports Injuries, Adhesive Capsulitis/Frozen Shoulder, Meniscus Tear, Patellar Tendonitis, Rotator Cuff Repair, Runner's Knee, Shoulder Dislocation, Shoulder Disorder, Shoulder Surgery, Sports Injuries of Female Athletes, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

David P. Trofa, MD, is an orthopedic 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, shoulder, and elbow with special interests in cartilage restoration and orthobiologics, including platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell applications.

A native of Wilton, Connecticut, Dr. Trofa is a former athlete who competed at the national level in soccer and wrestling. After receiving a B.A. in Biology from Columbia University he graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine with Research Honors. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, where he was twice awarded the Ira Wolfe Award for Excellence in Sports Medicine Research. Following residency, Dr. Trofa completed a fellowship in sports medicine, shoulder, and elbow at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC. While there, he served as a team physician for multiple professional and collegiate teams such as the Carolina Panthers and the Charlotte Knights.

Throughout his training Dr. Trofa has been active in academic research having published over 50 peer-reviewed articles on a variety of topics related to ACL reconstruction, Tommy John surgery (UCL reconstruction), osteochondral transplantation, Achilles tendon repairs, surgical techniques and post-operative physical therapy protocols. Dr. Trofa’s ongoing research projects are focused on optimizing patient outcomes with a particular interest in complex knee pathology, including articular cartilage, ligamentous, and meniscal injuries. Hs is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
914-750-4630

Location(s)

Scarsdale, NY - 693 White Plains Road Office
693 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10709
Primary
ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown
155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
New Patient Appointments:
914-750-4630
Bronxville - 1 Pondfield Road Office
1 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, NY 10708

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.