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David J. Fehnel, M.D.


Shoulder & Knee


Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery

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Verified Patient Rating: 5 (264 patient reviews and ratings)

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About Dr. Fehnel

Dr. Fehnel is board-certified and fellowship-trained with an expertise in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction. He has a special interest in arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral reconstruction as well as total and reverse total shoulder replacement. He has been a team physician for Duke University and is currently one for Endicott College, Gordon College, and several high schools. He was also the team doctor for the professional tennis team the Boston Lobsters. 

Postgraduate Training

  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery: Duke University, Durham, NC, 1998 – 1999
  • Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1994 – 1998
  • Internship in Surgery: Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1993 – 1994


  • Doctorate of Medicine: University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 1993
  • Bachelor of Science: Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, 1988

Professional Memberships

  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society
“Dr. Fehnel is an excellent Doctor. He is very knowledgeable and is a great surgeon. I love how Dr. Fehnel takes his time to explain my condition, and he listens to what I have to say. He is always upbeat and reassuring. His genuine sincerity is what keeps me coming back. I am fortunate to have him as my doctor”
– Lisa W.
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