Our Physicians


David S. Feldman, MD is an internationally recognized, American Board Certified, orthopedic surgeon who stands at the forefront of complex pediatric and adult orthopedic procedures and treatments. Dr. Feldman is currently the Director of Spinal Deformity and Hip Preservation Centers at the world-renowned Paley Orthopedic and Spine Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Dr. Feldman is an expert in the care of spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis and specializes in treating patients with complex conditions such as arthrogryposis, skeletal dysplasia, MHE, hip dysplasia, Legg-Calve Perthes Disease, lower limb deformities and limb length problems.

Dr. Feldman helped pioneer the use of a computerized assisted device to develop and perform surgical techniques for the correction of limb deformity, the use of hip distraction in treating Legg Calve Perthes Disease, and for the prevention of infections after spinal surgery. He is currently involved in a clinical trial on the medical treatment of Multiple Hereditary Exostoses as well as multiple clinical research studies regarding the management of arthrogryposis, scoliosis, hip dysplasia and limb lengthening.

Dr. Feldman spent 15 years as the Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Medical Center in New York City. In 2015, he relocated his practice to the Paley Institute to expand and perfect the care of his patients dealing with both routine and complex medical conditions. The Paley Institute allows Dr. Feldman an unparalleled ability to fully treat some of the world’s most difficult orthopedic cases, including those which were previously believed to be untreatable.

After graduating from the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in 1988, Dr. Feldman interned in general surgery. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery in 1993 at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and spent the next year in fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto with a special interest in pediatric orthopedic surgery and pediatric spine surgery. Dr. Feldman then returned to New York and joined the Orthopedics Department at NYU where he became a full Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics.

He has published scores of articles in top medical journals and presented worldwide on a variety of orthopedic conditions, from back pain to scoliosis to hip dysplasia to arthrogryposis. Dr. Feldman travels to Europe and Israel to perform surgery, allowing new patients to gain access to his critical expertise, as well as state-of-the-art care and management. Because of Dr. Feldman’s expertise in advanced non-surgical and surgical techniques, thousands of his patients around the world have become functional, pain-free and independent in their daily activities.

Find out how Dr. Feldman and Dr. Shufflebarger can help you or your loved one achieve freedom from pain associated with scoliosis.