David Musnick, MD has been in Private Practice in Bellevue since 2003 and was in practice in Seattle prior to his Bellevue practice.  Dr Musnick is constantly learning, teaching, writing and keeping up in his fields. He has many specialty areas but among them are: Functional Medicine, Functional Immunology, Concussion and TBI, Autoimmune Disease, Allergies, Sports Medicine, Pain Management, Regenerative Medicine, Prolotherapy, Scar Treatments, Osteoarthritis and Medical Legal Orthopedic consultation for IMEs etc. Please  see details below.

Certifications

  • Functional Medicine, Certified practitioner
  • Sports Medicine, Board Certified
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Leading Edge Sports Medicine Treatments

  • Prolotherapy, 20+ years of experience, Fluoroscopically guided when necessary
  • Osteoarthritis: Unique holistic approach to treating knee, hip, neck and lumbar arthritis.  Has written the chapter on Osteoarthritis in “Metabolic Therapeutics in Orthopedics”.
  • Scar Treatments: for surgical scars to improve muscle function, decrease pain and improve range of motion
  • Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury(TBI):Dr M designed the Integrative and Functional Medicine Approach to Concussion and TBI in 2017.  He is the author of the chapter A Pathophysiology and Integrative Approach to Healing Concussion and TBI published in Integrative Neurology 2020 Oxford University Press
  • Low Level Laser Therapy
  • Frequency Specific Microcurrent 10 plus years of experience and teaches in the Advanced FSM Meetings and Module 2 for Frequency Specific Seminars
  • Chronic Pain and leading Edge Sports Medicine Management for the treatment of tendinitis, tendon tears, neck and back sprains, Osteoarthritis and all joint injuries, work and auto accidents

Leading Edge Functional Medicine and Functional Immunology Assessment and Treatments

Certified practitioner in Functional Medicine and a member of the teaching faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine

Leading edge Functional Immunology assessment and Treatment: This is especially effective for Autoimmune and Inflammatory Conditions: Allergies(food and inhalant), Eczema, Dermatitis, Asthma, Autoimmune Conditions including Hashimoto’s, RA, MS, Parkinsons and Mild Cognitive Impairment

20 plus years in Functional Medicine with extensive experience

Can get to underlying causes and interrelationships in the body

Treatment with Homeopathic Remedies for various symptoms

Stress and Anxiety Management including Tapping

Specialties in Autoimmune disease, Anxiety,  Arthritis, BiIdentical Hormones, Cholesterol,  Concussion, Depression, Type 2 Diabetes, Fibromyalgia,  Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Leaky Gut, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Mold Biotoxin Illness, Osteoarthritis, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, Stress Management, Low Testosterone, SIBO, Weight Management

Medical Training

  • MD: University of California, San Francisco
  • Residency: Virginia Mason
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine: The Sports Medicine Clinic Seattle

Publications

  • Author of the book Conditioning for Outdoor Fitness: Functional Exercise and Nutrition for Every Body, second edition, Mountaineers Publishing, 2004
  • Author of multiple textbook chapters:
    • Integrative Approaches to Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury: Integrative Neurology. Oxford University Press, Fall 2020
    • Osteoarthritis: Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, CRC Press 2019
    • Tendinosis and Chronic Pain: Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, CRC Press 2019
    • Concussion and TBI Townsend Letter May 2019
    • Osteoarthritis: Advancing Medicine with Food and Nutrients, Second Edition CRC Press 2013
    • Exercise Prescription: Textbook of Functional Medicine, 2010
    • Osteoarthritis: Scientific Evidence for Musculoskeletal, Bariatric, and Sports Nutrition, CRC Press 2006
    • Medical Screening: Therapeutic Exercise, Moving Toward Function, Carrie Hall J. B. Lippincott 2005
    • The Medical Aspects of Cervical Instability: Orthopedic Physical Therapy Clinics, Saunders Publishing 2001
    • Rowing Injuries: Medical Issues of Active and Athletic Women, 1994

Lectures and Podcasts Given by Dr. Musnick

May 2020 Podcast on Concussion and TBI  Podcast #119 www.

March 2020 Lecture on Pathophysiology and Brain Healing after Concussion and TBI for The Forum for Integrative Medicine

Feb 2020: Chandler Arizona Advanced Meetings of the Frequency Specific Seminars: Lectures on Insomnia

Workshop on Healing Concussion and TBI

Osteoarthritis Lecture given at WANP Washington Association for Naturopathic Physicians (Oct 2019)

Workshop on Assessing and Treating Chronic Orthopedic Pain at the Institute of Functional Medicine Annual Meeting June 2019

1 day Workshop on Chronic Orthopedic Pain at Bastyr University May 2019

3 hour seminar on Brain Injury as well as Mild Cognitive Impairment and one hour lecture on treating patients with  total knee and hip operations that have swelling , pain or loss of motion  at the FSM Advanced meetings in Chandler AZ 3/22/19-3/24/19

3 days of lectures on Chronic Pain at Andrews University Feb 2019

Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury: Functional Medicine Approach Wa Association of Naturopathic Physicians Oct 2018

Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury: Functional Medicine Approach British Columbia Association of Naturopathic Physicians Oct 2018

Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury: Practical Treatment Strategies, March 2017

Comprehensive Treatment of Tendinopathy at FSM Advanced Course in Las Vegas, March 2017

A Functional Medicine Approach to TBI and Concussion at the Institute for Functional Medicine’s annual meeting in LA, June 2017

Teaching/Faculty

  • Member of the teaching faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Taught Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Medicine at Bastyr University for 16 years
  • Clinic faculty member at the UW Dept. of Sports Medicine and Orthopedics as well as the Department of Rehabilitation
  • Professor at Andrews University, MI and teaches Medical Screening and chronic pain topics

 

Medical Education(CME) (Recent)

Cogency Immunology Functional Immunology Training June 2019 to the present

The Forum for Integrative Medicine March 2020 3 days of lectures on Integrative Medicine including Concussion, Coagulation, Immunity, Mold, Infections

Advanced Meetings of Frequency Specific Microcurrent in Chandler AZ Feb 2020

Pain Management topics meeting at the Annual Meeting of the Institute fo Functional Medicine June 2019 

SIBO training by Alison Siebecker ND at Bastyr University April 2019

Forum for Integrative Medicine 3 day seminar on Mold,           Glyphosate and Chronic Infection

Lecture on EMF Protection Feb 26, 2019

Lecture on SIBO Jan. 29, 2019

Adler Giersch Motor Vehicle Injury Meeting Nov 2018

Genomics Interpretation by PureGenomics Sept 2018

Myofascial Release and Frequency Specific Microcurrent Sept. 2018

Brain Injury Meetings Seattle June 2018

Autoimmune Meetings of the Institute for Functional Medicine June 2018

Advanced meetings of Frequency Specific Microcurrent March 2018

5-day Internal Medicine Board Review Course, July 2017

3-day course on the brain, January 2017, presented by the Amen Clinics

 

Hobbies and Interests

In his free time Dr Musnick enjoys mountain biking, hiking, skiing, cooking, nature photography, his many friends and time with his teenage daughter

At the clinic in Bellevue
Mt Rainier
Mountain Biking in Sedona