I. David Kaye, M.D.
Dr. Kaye is an ABOS board-certified, fellowship trained spine surgeon and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY, graduating with honors as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society. He then completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York, NY where he was awarded with the Nate Bondi Award, a distinction given for excellence in leadership, teamwork, and academic integrity. He completed a fellowship in Spine Surgery at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Kaye has authored numerous publications, book chapters and abstracts, and has presented nationally on topics related to conditions of the spine. His ongoing research includes evaluating the long term effects of lumbar fusion and analyzing predictive factors to optimize outcomes after neck surgery. He has a particular interest in managing disorders of the cervical and lumbar spine with techniques ranging from complex reconstruction to minimally invasive access. With a team approach incorporating non-operative specialists, therapists, and care managers, he tailors a specific treatment plan for each patient.