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Dr. David Rust, MD

Sports Medicine* Age 44
Dr. David Rust, MD
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Dr. David Rust, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Bellingham, WA.
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Dr. David Rust, MD

Sports Medicine* Age 44
Bellingham, WA
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience
Dr. David Rust, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Bellingham, WA.

About

Dr. David Rust, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Bellingham, WA and has 17 years experience. They graduated from Creighton University in 2007 and completed a residency at UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO / MAIN CAMPUS.They currently practice at PeaceHealth Medical Group Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and are affiliated with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Rust has experience treating conditions like Internal Derangement of Knee, Rotator Cuff Tendinosis and Rotator Cuff Tear among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Rust received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 6 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Rust also speaks Spanish. Dr. Rust is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Internal Derangement of Knee
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Internal Derangement of Knee
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Ankle Fracture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Humerus Fracture
Joint Pain
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Wrist Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Block
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
AC Joint Injury
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fat Embolism
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Fracture
Hip Impingement
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Muscle Cramping
Myelopathy
Myositis Ossificans
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Osteophyte
Snapping Hip
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Wrist Sprain or Strain
ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Arthroscopy
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Release
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Tenotomy
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Dislocation
Hip Labral Repair
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Hip Resurfacing
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Lateral Retinaculum Patella Release
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Partial Hip Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Separated Shoulder Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Surgery
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Coop Core
  • Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
    National POS
  • Blue High Performance Network
    Heritage
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Locations

  1. 1 Peacehealth Orthopedic & Sports Medicine At Medical Office Plaza
    3015 Squalicum Pkwy Ste 200, Bellingham, WA 98225
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2 Office
    1610 Grover St Ste C6, Lynden, WA 98264

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Jan 25, 2018
Dr. Rust’s knowledge and compassionate care is consistently kind and reassuring.
Kay M in Duluth, MN — Jan 25, 2018
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Languages Spoken
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Creighton University
    2007
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • University of New Mexico
    2008
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO / MAIN CAMPUS
    2012
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Fairview University Minn
    2013
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. David Rust, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Rust's profile.

Dr. Rust frequently treats the following conditions: Internal Derangement of Knee, Rotator Cuff Tendinosis and Rotator Cuff Tear. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. David Rust, MD is affiliated with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. David Rust, MD holds board certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

    2901 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA