David P. Barei, M.D.
Program Director, Traumatology Fellowship
David P. Barei, M.D., UW professor of orthopedics and sports medicine, specializes in treating complex injuries caused by trauma.
Dr. Barei believes in a team approach to the complex, multiple-injury patient. He treats patients as if they were family.
Dr. Barei's clinical interests include all aspects of orthopedic, patient-oriented, trauma research, including decision models, systematic reviews and randomized clinical trials, care for patients with complex traumatic injuries, management of high-energy periarticular injuries to upper and lower limbs, fracture nonunions, leg length discrepancy and malunited fractures.
Dr. Barei enjoys family, reading, hockey, Italian food, The Big Green Egg, beer tasting and any family activities involving a puck and a stick.
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Common Surgeries Performed
I treat acute fractures as well as subacute fractures and fractures that have problems healing (nonunion) and also care for the multiply injured patient.
• IM Nails (Rod)
• Plates and Screws
• External Fixation
Common Injuries Treated
• Clavicle (Collarbone)
• Proximal Humerus
• Humerus Shaft Fracture
Elbow Fractures And Dislocations
• Radial Head Fracture
• Coronoid Fracture
• Terrible Triad
• Olecranon Fracture
• Monteggia Fracture
• Distal Humerus Fracture
• Complex Fracture Dislocations
• Radius And Ulna Shaft Fractures
• Galeazzi Fractures
• Femoral Neck Fractures
• Intertrochanteric/Pertrochanteric/Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures
• Femur Fractures
• Supracondylar Femur Fractures
• Periprosthetic Femur Fractures (fractures around hip and knee replacements)
• Tibial Plateau Fractures
• Tibia Shaft Fractures
• Lateral Malleolus Fractures
• Bimalleolar Ankle Fractures
• Trimalleolar Ankle Fractures
• Tibial Pilon Fractures
• Lisfranc Injuries
• Talus Fractures
• Calcaneus Fractures (Heel Bone)
• Metatarsal Fractures
• Tarsal Fractures
For a complete list of Dr. Barei's publications please see PubMed.
Clinical research on all aspects of fracture care with a focus on patient outcomes.