David Kummerfeld, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in shoulder and elbow arthroscopy/replacement and upper extremity injuries.
After graduating medical school from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Kummerfeld completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Texas A&M/ Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, TX. Dr. Kummerfeld received advanced training from the world-renowned Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California, where he studied and performed advanced shoulder and elbow surgeries.
In 2019, Dr. Kummerfeld was recognized by receiving the Texas Monthly’s Rising Stars Award.
“I am privileged to serve my hometown and the people of East Texas who suffer from shoulder and elbow ailments. Orthopedic surgery has made many advancements; it’s rewarding to provide options for people who are suffering.” -Dr. Kummerfeld
Shoulder and Elbow: Sports, Reconstruction and Trauma
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction Fellowship
Fellow of John Itamura
August 2013 – August 2014
Scott & White Hospital
Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery Division
October 2008 – June 2013
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Resident in Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
July 2008 – September 2008
Doctor of Medicine, 2008
University of Texas Medical Branch
B.S. Biology, minor in World Affairs 2003
Dr. Kummerfield is also Board Certified.
Shoulder Contracture Evaluation and Classification in the Setting of Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy
Podium presentation per Idris Gharboui at World Symposium on Congenital Malformation of the Hand and Upper Limb 2012
Osteogenetically Stimulated Bone Marrow in Bone Regeneration and Repair
Poster presentation 2011 CSRS, in publication
Mayo versus Versys Survivorship Analysis
Poster presentation 2012 AAOS Annual Meeting
Podium presentation 2010 Central Texas Resident Research Symposium
In submission to Journal of Arthroplasty
Research Assistant: data analysis and 3D reconstruction
November 2007 – January 2008
William L. Buford, Jr., PhD, Professor/Director Division of Orthopaedic Research
Investigation of momeent arms about the knee in the normal, ACL minus and implanted conditions. CT 3D reconstruction to identify reliability between interraters.
Top OB/GYN student for Term 4 (Oct-Dec) 2006
Cum laude graduate from Baylor University, Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society 2003
Michael E. DeBakey Summer Surgical Program at Baylor College of Medicine, 1 of 25 students selected nationwide to spend 8 weeks with a surgeon of various specialties 2002
Golden Key International Honor Society 2002-2003
Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society 2001-2003
Baylor Presidential Scholarship 2000-2003
Dean’s List 5 of 7 semesters at Baylor 2000-2003
Clinic Address: 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701
Appointment Line: (903) 939-7516
Fax (903) 939-7757