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David S. Menche, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor;
Departments of Surgery (Fac) and Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Clinical Addresses

521 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Hours: Thu. 9 - 4
Phone: 212-289-7797
Fax: 646-478-9288

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Medical Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Expertise

Chondrocyte Transplantation, Knee Problems/Surgery, Meniscus Tears, Sports Medicine W/Arthroscopy, Ligament Reconstruction, Sports Medicine


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Board Certification

2008 — Ab Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery


1975-1979 — New York University School of Medicine, Medical Education
1979-1980 — Beth Israel Medical Center, Internship
1980-1984 — Hospital For Joint Diseases (Orthopaedic Surgery), Residency Training

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


Re: "Correlation between osteoarthritic cartilage damage and levels of proteinases and proteinase inhibitors in synovial fluid from the knee joint," in the July-August 2000 by Maiotti et al
Menche DS
2001 Sep;17(7):790-790, Arthroscopy
— id: 63286, year: 2001, vol: 17, page: 790, stat: Journal Article,

Menche, David S.
2001 ;17(7):59-69 September,, Arthroscopy
— id: 98795, year: 2001, vol: 17, page: 59, stat: Journal Article,

Inflammatory foreign-body reaction to an arthroscopic bioabsorbable meniscal arrow repair
Menche DS; Phillips GI; Pitman MI; Steiner GC
1999 Oct;15(7):770-772, Arthroscopy
— id: 6262, year: 1999, vol: 15, page: 770, stat: Journal Article,

The treatment of isolated articular cartilage lesions in the young individual
Menche, D S; Vangsness, C T Jr; Pitman, M; Gross, A E; Peterson, L
1998 ;47:505-515, Instructional course lectures (American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
— id: 563552, year: 1998, vol: 47, page: 505, stat: Journal Article,

Highlights of January '97 - March '97 television placements
Chu, Benjamin; Colvin, Stephen B.; Llinas, Rudolfo R.; Menche, David; Weiss, Edwin
— id: 726, year: 1997, vol: , page: , stat: ,

Chondrocyte transplantation using a collagen bilayer matrix for cartilage repair
Frenkel, S R; Toolan, B; Menche, D; Pitman, M I; Pachence, J M
1997 Sep;79(5):831-836, Journal of bone & joint surgery (British volume)
— id: 105471, year: 1997, vol: 79, page: 831, stat: Journal Article,

A comparison of abrasion burr arthroplasty and subchondral drilling in the treatment of full-thickness cartilage lesions in the rabbit
Menche, D S; Frenkel, S R; Blair, B; Watnik, N F; Toolan, B C; Yaghoubian, R S; Pitman, M I
1996 Jun;12(3):280-286, Arthroscopy
— id: 105473, year: 1996, vol: 12, page: 280, stat: Journal Article,

Repair of articular cartilage defects with collagen-chondrocyte allografts
Ben-Yishay, A; Grande, D A; Schwartz, R E; Menche, D; Pitman, M D
1995 Summer;1(2):119-133, Tissue engineering
— id: 105178, year: 1995, vol: 1, page: 119, stat: Journal Article,

Use of the "blue dot" in femoral bone plug of bone-patellar tendon-bone graft in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Lonner, J H; Menche, D S
1993 ;53(4):45-47, Bulletin (Hospital for Joint Diseases)
— id: 563302, year: 1993, vol: 53, page: 45, stat: Journal Article,

The intraoperative evaluation of the neurosensory function of the anterior cruciate ligament in humans using somatosensory evoked potentials
Pitman, M I; Nainzadeh, N; Menche, D; Gasalberti, R; Song, E K
1992 ;8(4):442-447, Arthroscopy
— id: 160214, year: 1992, vol: 8, page: 442, stat: Journal Article,

The effect of low-level Nd:YAG laser energy on adult articular cartilage in vitro
Spivak, J M; Grande, D A; Ben-Yishay, A; Menche, D S; Pitman, M I
1992 ;8(1):36-43, Arthroscopy
— id: 350662, year: 1992, vol: 8, page: 36, stat: Journal Article,

The repair of experimentally produced defects in rabbit articular cartilage by autologous chondrocyte transplantation
Grande, D A; Pitman, M I; Peterson, L; Menche, D; Klein, M
1989 ;7(2):208-218, Journal of orthopaedic research
— id: 350702, year: 1989, vol: 7, page: 208, stat: Journal Article,

The use of adhesives in chondrocyte transplantation surgery: in-vivo studies
Pitman MI; Menche D; Song EK; Ben-Yishay A; Gilbert D; Grande DA
1989 Fall;49(2):213-220, Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
— id: 10827, year: 1989, vol: 49, page: 213, stat: Journal Article,

The problem of evaluating in situ pinning of slipped capital femoral epiphysis: an experimental model and a review of 63 consecutive cases
Lehman, W B; Menche, D; Grant, A; Norman, A; Pugh, J
1984 May;4(3):297-303, Journal of pediatric orthopedics
— id: 562212, year: 1984, vol: 4, page: 297, stat: Journal Article,

Application of monoclonal antibodies to the characterization of cells eluted from human articular cartilage. Expression of Ia antigens in certain diseases and identification of an 85-kD cell surface molecule accumulated in the pericellular matrix
Burmester, G R; Menche, D; Merryman, P; Klein, M; Winchester, R
1983 Oct;26(10):1187-1195, Arthritis & rheumatism
— id: 562112, year: 1983, vol: 26, page: 1187, stat: Journal Article,

Platelets and microtubules. Effect of colchicine and D2O on platelet aggregation and release induced by calcium ionophore A23187
Menche D; Israel A; Karpatkin S
1980 Aug;66(2):284-291, Journal of clinical investigation
— id: 14956, year: 1980, vol: 66, page: 284, stat: Journal Article,

Karpatkin, S; Wittels, E; Menche, D; Israel, A
1979 ;38(3):797-797, Federation proceedings (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology)
— id: 30048, year: 1979, vol: 38, page: 797, stat: Journal Article,