David Duffner, MD
David W. Duffner, MD, MBA, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spinal surgery with 28 years of experience. He is a founding partner of Total Orthopedics of Palm Springs, CA. Dr. Duffner has been recognized as a Top Doctor in his specialty for the past five years in a row by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., conductor of a peer-nominated survey.
Dr. Duffner earned his Medical Degree from the University of Oklahoma. He served his residency in orthopedics at Texas A&M. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a founding member of the North American Spine Society.
At Desert Regional Medical Center, Dr. Duffner currently serves as chief of orthopedics and chairman of the Bioethics Committee.
Dr. Duffner and his wife, Jana, live in Palm Springs. In his leisure time, he enjoys golf, hiking and other outdoor sports.