David N. Caborn, MD

David N. Caborn, MD
Clinical Professor (Gratis), Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Field: Sports Medicine

Educational Background:
St. Andrews University, Scotland, 1974-77
Emory University, Atlanta, GA. 1977-78
Medical School
Manchester University, England 1978-81
Ediburgh University, Scotland, England 1981-82
Family Practice Residency
Duke University, Durham, NC Dept. Family Medicine 1982-85
Orthopaedic Residency
Greenville Memorial Med Ctr., Greenville, SC Orthopaedic Surgery 1985-90
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Center for Sports Medicine Pittsburgh, PA 1990-91

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 1993

Academic Appointments:
Clinical Professor(Gratis) 2007-Present
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery

Selected Peer Review Publications
Henson FM, Getgood AM, Caborn DM, McIlwraith CW, Rushton N.Effect of a solution of hyaluronic acid-chondroitin sulfate-N-acetyl glucosamine on the repair response of cartilage to single-impact load damage. Am J Vet Res. 73(2):306-12, 2012.
Caborn, D.N.M., Brand Jr., J.C., Nyland, J., Kocabey, Y. A biomechanical comparison of initial soft tissue tibial fixation devices:  The Intrafix vs. A tapered 35 mm bioabsorbable interference screw. Am J Sports Med.  32(4):956-961, 2004.
Kocabey, Y., Klein, S., Nyland, J., Caborn, D.N.M. Tibial fixation comparison of semitendinosus-bone composite allografts fixed with bioabsorbable screws and bone-patella tendon-bone grafts fixed with titanium screws.  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc.  12(2):88-93, 2004.
Caborn, D.N.M., Nyland, J., Selby, J., Tetik, O. Biomechanical testing of hamstring graft tibial tunnel fixation with bioabsorbable interference screws. Arthroscopy  19(9):991-996, 2003.
Caborn, D.N.M., Coen, M., Neef, R., Hamilton, D., Nyland, J., Johnson, D.  Quadrupled semitendinosus-gracilis graft fixation in the femoral tunnel:  A comparison between a metal and an absorbable interference screw. Arthroscopy  14(3):241-245, 1998.

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University of Louisville
Orthopaedic Surgery Dept.
550 S. Jackson St., 1st Floor ACB
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 852-5319
Fax: 852-7227