David Frumberg, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Departments & Organizations

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation: Ortho Clinical Faculty | Pediatric Orthopaedics

Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes: Pediatric Metabolic Bone Program

Yale Medicine


David Frumberg, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Yale School of Medicine.  He is the director of the Cerebral Palsy Lifespan Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  

He specializes in complex orthopedic conditions that require more attention and care.  He works closely with patients and their families to understand their needs and unique goals.  He enjoys collaborating with other medical professionals to maximize the functioning and comfort of patients of all ages.  Dr. Frumberg utilizes state of the art surgical techniques, and is devoted to providing his patients with innovative and compassionate care.  His areas of expertise include:

  • Limb lengthening and limb deformity correction
  • Cerebral palsy, arthrogryposis, and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis
  • Fracture nonunions and malunions

Dr. Frumberg is enthusiastic about providing lifelong care for patients with cerebral palsy and genetic and developmental disorders, and is one of the few orthopedists who also cares for adults with these conditions.  He is proficient in observational gait analysis and advanced surgical techniques, using these skills to improve his patients’ abilities to walk, run, play sports, and interact with the world.  He is devoted to studying the effect of aging in neurodevelopmental disorders, and how he can intervene to keep his patients performing to their highest abilities. 

Dr. Frumberg also cares for patients with complex limb problems.  He completed a traveling fellowship with the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society, where he received specialized training with the nation’s leading experts in complex limb reconstruction.  He applies this expertise as a member of Yale's Pediatric Metabolic Bone Program.  He has expertise in fractures that have not healed, or those that healed incorrectly.  He performs limb lengthening surgery and surgery to restore limb function for both children and adults.  

Education & Training

MD SUNY Downstate College of Medicine (2011)
BS Cornell University (2007)
Fellowship Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction Society
Fellowship Children's Hospital Colorado
Residency SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Honors & Recognition

  • Christopher Pavlides, MD, Memorial AwardSUNY Downstate Medical Center (2011)

Professional Service

  • Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (LLRS) (2018 - Present) Member

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) (2018 - Present) Member

  • Special Olympics Connecticut (2018 - Present) MedFest Clinical Director

  • Cerebral Palsy Collaborative of Western New England (2018 - Present) Member

  • Connecticut State Medical Society (2018 - Present) Member

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) (2017 - Present) Member

  • American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) (2016 - Present) Member

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Contact Info

David Frumberg, MD
Patient Care Locations
1 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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Norwalk Pediatric Specialty Center
747 Belden Avenue

Norwalk, CT 06850
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Orthopaedics - Milford
48 Wellington Road

Milford, CT 06461
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Mailing Address
Orthopaedics & RehabilitationPO Box 208071
New Haven, CT 06520-8071