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David M. Dare, MD

Specializing In

Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy

Dr. Dare is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery. Dr. Dare specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee, and shoulder replacements.

Dr. Dare began his academic career at Boston College, where he graduated magna cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia. Dr. Dare then completed his surgical internship at Cornell University/New-York Presbyterian Hospital and his orthopaedic surgery residency at the #1 ranked Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. During his residency, Dr. Dare was awarded the Thomas Wickiewicz, MD Resident Research Grant and the Thomas P. Sculco Award, an award given by colleagues and hospital staff to the resident that most excels in patient care.  He was also named an AOA Emerging Leader. After his residency training, he completed a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery, where he served as assistant team physician for the New York Giants and Iona College.

Dr. Dare has authored over 20 peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters, and has given multiple podium and poster presentations at national and international conferences. He currently serves as a journal reviewer for the Hospital of Special Surgery Journal and The American Journal of Sports Medicine.  He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Medical Association (AMA).

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dare, please call 919-781-5600.

Medical School
University of Virginia School of Medicine

New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center

Hospital for Special Surgery

Hospital for Special Surgery (Sports Medicine)

Board Certification
Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Assistant — Deserae & Leslie
(919) 781-5600 Ext. 5627

Administrative Assistant — Dayle
Office: 919-863-6843
Fax: 919-863-6821
Email: ddenton2@raleighortho.com

Surgery Coordinator — Lark
(919) 863-6932

Test Coordinator — Amelia
(919) 863-6859

Team Physician

  • Carolina Ballet
  • North Carolina State University
  • Shaw University
  • Garner Magnet School
  • Saint Mary’s School
  • St. David’s School

Advanced Practice Provider(s)

Professional Organizations: 

  • Journal Reviewer: Hospital of Special Surgery Journal
  • Journal Reviewer: The American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Medical Association (AMA).


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