Medical Director

David B. Musante


Dr. David Musante is the current President of EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region and has served as the Medical Director of the NC Specialty Hospital in Durham, North Carolina since 2016. Prior to that, he served as President of the NC Specialty Hospital Medical Staff.

Following graduation from the University of Virginia School of Engineering with Distinction and the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he trained in neurological surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle and in orthopedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center.

He then obtained additional fellowship training in spinal surgery at the Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas. Raised in Durham and Chapel Hill since childhood, Dr. Musante was happy to return to the Triangle to join Emerge Ortho (formerly Triangle Orthopedic Associates) in 2005.

Dr. Musante has been board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 2007. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the North American Spine Society, the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery, the North Carolina Spine Association, the North Carolina Medical Society, and the Durham-Orange County Medical Society.

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