David acts as a project consultant for the RIH Orthopaedic Foundation. With nearly a decade of experience within the medical device consulting environment, David assists teams on a wide range of areas. His expertise areas encompass device development, regulatory, market definition and strategy.
David is also senior research faculty at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in the field of Orthopaedics with the goal of providing solutions to current clinical problems in the field of medicine. His research remains wide-ranging from biomechanics to patient treatment interventions. He has presented his research at numerous national conferences and peer reviewed journals and actively mentors residents and medical students in their research pursuits. He holds an undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of Vermont where he studied biomedical engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Yale School of Management.
Selected peer reviewed publications
Long Head Biceps Tenodesis With a Knotless Cinch Suture Anchor: A Biomechanical Analysis. Kaback LA, Gowda AL, Paller D, Green A, Blaine T.
Arthroscopy. 2015 Feb 3. pii: S0749-8063(14)00969-4. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.11.043. [Epub ahead of print]
Cervical total disc replacement exhibits similar stiffness to intact cervical functional spinal units tested on a dynamic pendulum testing system. Esmende SM, Daniels AH, Paller DJ, Koruprolu S, Palumbo MA, Crisco JJ. Spine J. 2015 Jan 1;15(1):162-7. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2014.08.442. Sep 4.
Contribution of the medial malleolus to tibiotalar joint contact characteristics.
Lareau CR, Bariteau JT, Paller DJ, Koruprolu SC, DiGiovanni CW.
Foot Ankle Spec. 2015 Feb;8(1):23-8. doi: 10.1177/1938640014546862. Epub 2014 Aug 19.
Biomechanical evaluation of the suture anchors used in open-door laminoplasty: a cadaveric study. Kurokawa Y, Yokoyama Y, Kuroda K, Koruprolu S, Paller D, Nakano A, Baba I, Neo M.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Oct 1;39(21):E1248-55. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000522.
A biomechanical comparison of locked and unlocked long cephalomedullary nails in a stable intertrochanteric fracture model. Kane P, Vopat B, Paller D, Koruprolu S, Daniels AH, Born C.
J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Dec;28(12):715-20. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000165.
Biomechanical Comparison of an Open vs Arthroscopic Approach for Lateral Ankle Instability.
Drakos MC, Behrens SB, Paller D, Murphy C, DiGiovanni CW.
Foot Ankle Int. 2014 May 21;35(8):809-815. [Epub ahead of print]
Is tip apex distance as important as we think? A biomechanical study examining optimal lag screw placement. Kane P, Vopat B, Heard W, Thakur N, Paller D, Koruprolu S, Born C.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Aug;472(8):2492-8. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3594-x. Epub 2014 Apr 24. Erratum in: Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Aug;472(8):2499.
A biomechanical evaluation of locked plating for distal fibula fractures in an osteoporotic sawbone model. Bariteau JT, Fantry A, Blankenhorn B, Lareau C, Paller D, Digiovanni CW.
Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Mar;20(1):44-7. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2013.10.004. Epub 2013 Nov 13.
Mechanical properties of revision ACL reconstruction.
Behrens SB, Lee BJ, Paller D, Hoffman E, Heard WM, Monchik KO, Fadale PD.
J Knee Surg. 2014 Apr;27(2):119-23. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1357493. Epub 2013 Oct 11.
Long-term clinical outcomes, motion, strength, and function after total claviculectomy.
Rubright J, Kelleher P, Beardsley C, Paller D, Shackford S, Beynnon B, Shafritz A.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Feb;23(2):236-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2013.05.011. Epub 2013 Aug 12.