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Dr. David Pula, MD

Sports Medicine*
4.7 (50)
Map Pin Small Buffalo, NY
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. David Pula, MD

Dr. David Pula, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Buffalo, NY. They specialize in Sports Medicine, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Kenmore Mercy Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Pula an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Pula works at Practice in Buffalo, NY with other offices in Orchard Park, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder and Joint Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Pula's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    3925 Sheridan Dr, Buffalo, NY 14226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 250-9999
  2. 2
    Office
    2950 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14217 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 447-6100
  3. 3
    David M. Fisher M.d. PC
    3673 SOUTHWESTERN BLVD, Orchard Park, NY 14127 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 508-8515
  4. 4
    Buffalo Gastroenterology Associates Llp
    260 Red Tail Rd, Orchard Park, NY 14127 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 250-9999
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis of Knee

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Bursitis
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Chondromalacia
Femur Fracture
Genu Varum
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellar Chondromalacia
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Arthrocentesis
Knee Replacement
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
AC Joint Injury
Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Instability
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
De Quervain's Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hip Fracture
Hip Labral Tear
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Humerus Fracture
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myelopathy
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Pseudoarthrosis
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Labral Tear
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tendonitis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Biceps Tendon Repair
Carpal Tunnel Release
Cartilage Transplant
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Fracture Care
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Surgery
Lateral Retinaculum Patella Release
Meniscal Allograft Transplant
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Patellar Tendon Repair
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Sports Medicine Surgery
Tendon Repair
Total Hip Replacement
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    4.7
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    Specialties*
    • Sports Medicine

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1801867684
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • State University of New York at Buffalo
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Canisius College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. David Pula, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pula is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Pula accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Pula has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Pula has seen patients for Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder and Joint Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pula on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    50 patients have reviewed Dr. Pula. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pula.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Pula, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Pula appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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