David Alan Kulber, MD, FACS

David Alan Kulber, MD, FACS
Chief of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Director of Marilyn and Jefferey Katzenberg Hand Fellowship
Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles, CA
Member since: 2018

How has the AAOS helped you throughout your career?
Educational support and networking for the education of residents and research. 

As an Allied member, which AAOS resources do you use most and why?
Educational curriculum to Help guide and teach residents and fellows

What’s the best advice you were ever given? Who was it from?
My mentor Myles Cohen, quoted Jon Wooden. “If you do not have time to do it right the first time, when will you have time to do it again?”

What’s your go-to productivity trick?  
Having my physician assistant Kylie who can screen patients, provide post-operative care, and assist on all levels.

What’s one thing you’re currently trying to make a habit?
Knowing all the names of our growing staff and taking the time to know who they are, it's the relationship that enriches life, not just the task at hand

What hobbies do you enjoy in your spare time?
Tennis, surfing, cycling, and playing music.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself that not many people know?
I was a Medical History major in college and wrote my honors thesis on Dupuytren. Also, I am a co-founder of Ohana One, an NGO which is focused on leveraging technology to help support and mentor doctors on a global scale.