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David R. Polonet, MD


David R. Polonet

Trauma Surgery and Fracture Care
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About David R. Polonet

Dr. Polonet is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He obtained his medical degree from the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University after earning his undergraduate degree from Stanford University. He completed his internship and residency at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, New York. Dr. Polonet then completed a fellowship in traumatology at Harborview Medical Center.


  • Academic appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Subspecialty trained in traumatology
  • Volunteered as a surgeon in Haiti following 2010 earthquake
  • Named to Select Surgeons Bone & Joint list
  • Director of Orthopedic Trauma at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • MD with Distinction in Research, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, New York
  • Published author in peer-reviewed journals
  • Regional and national lecturer on orthopaedics

Additional Information:

Assistant: Regina Santos

Phone: 732-938-6090, ext. 4109


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Acute Exertional Bilateral Thigh Compartment Syndrome in a Patient with Rhabdomyolysis After Spin Class: A Case Report.Aryee JNA, Silver JM, Grossman J, Polonet D, Buckley PS.JBJS Case Connect. 2023 Jun 15;13(2). doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.23.00030. eCollection 2023 Apr 1.PMID: 37319304

Navicular Fractures. Ayoub M and Polonet D. In: Tejwani NC, ed. Switzerland: Fractures of the Foot and Ankle. Springer; 2018. 

Polonet, DR. Orthopedic Trauma: Management of Tibial Plateau Fractures. Presented at the Fourth Annual Orthopedic Symposium. October 28, 2021.


Medical Degree, School of Medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook


Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook


Harborview Medical Center, Traumatology, Port Jefferson Station