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David A. Benavides, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
Central Nebraska Spinal Surgery Center, PC
Kearney, NE

About David A. Benavides, MD

Dr. David Benavides is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon.  His practice, Central Nebraska Spinal Surgery Center is located in Kearney, NE.

Dr. Benavides received his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.  He completed his orthopaedic internship and residency at Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Texas A&M University, College of Medicine in Temple, TX.  He expanded his skill and experience through a spinal surgery fellowship at South Texas Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery Associates and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX.

He is an active member of many prestigious medical societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Texas Orthopaedic Association, and Nebraska Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


Epidural Steroids in Spinal Surgery: Predisposition to Infection.  Presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for The Study of The Lumbar Spine.  1995.  Helsinki, Finland.

Low Back Injuries in the Workplace.  Presented to Human Resource and Safety Managers in Fort Bend County.  April 1995. Sugar Land, Texas.

Spinal Abnormalities in the Achondroplastic Dwarf.  Presented at the 20th Annual Shrine Lectureship. March 1992. Houston, Texas.

Surgical Management of Skeletal Metastatic Lesions. Presented at the Scott and White Memorial Hospital Orthopaedic Research Review. Temple, Texas.

Spinal Injuries: Neck & Back.  Presented at the Sports Medicine VIP CME Conference at Good Samaritan Hospital. November 5, 2004. Kearney, Nebraska.

Disk Replacement.  Physician Noon Conference at Good Samaritan Hospital.  December 10, 2004. Kearney, Nebraska.

Back and Neck Pain. Presented at the Women's Health Conference. January 8, 2005. Kearney, Nebraska.

Headaches? Arm Pain? Is it Your Neck?. Presented at the Women's Health Event. February 3, 2007. Kearney, Nebraska.

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