David Spiegel

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. David Spiegel attended Duke University for college, medical school, and orthopaedic surgical residency.  He then completed both a research and clinical fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  He works as a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  Dr. Spiegel serves as a Consultant in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children in Banepa, Nepal.  He currently serves as Chairman of the Committee in Children's Orthopaedics in Underdeveloped Regions of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and is on the Board of Orthopaedics Overseas, Global-HELP, and the Ponseti International Association.  He has received two humanitarian awards, the President's Call to Service Award (2006), by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, for 4000 hours of community service, and the Golden Apple Award by Health Volunteers Overseas (2009).  Dr. Spiegel has served as a consultant for the World Health Organization, is on the steering committee for the Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care, and is a member of the Burden of Surgical Diseases Working Group.

Chapters Authored

Essential Surgery