David Musnick, MD has been in Private Practice in Bellevue since 2003.

Fields of Expertise

  • Functional Medicine, certified practitioner
  • Sports Medicine, board certified
  • Internal Medicine, board certified

Leading Edge Sports Medicine Treatments

  • Prolotherapy, 14+ years of experience
    • Fluoroscopically guided when necessary
  • Scar Treatments
  • Low Level Laser Therapy
  • Frequency Specific Microcurrent
  • Chronic Pain Management for the treatment of tendinitis, tendon tears, neck and back sprains, and all joint injuries

Leading Edge Functional Medicine Assessment and Treatments

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

Medical Training

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

Continuing Medical Education (Recent)

  • 3-day course on the brain, January 2017, presented by the Amen Clinics
  • 5-day Internal Medicine Board Review Course, July 2017


  • Member of the teaching faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Taught Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Medicine at Bastyr University
  • Clinic faculty member at the UW Dept. of Sports Medicine and Orthopedics as well as the Department of Rehabilitation
  • Professor at Andrews University, MI


  • 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


  • Runs the Sound Functional Medicine & Nutrition Lecture Group


  • 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:
    • Osteoarthritis: Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, CRC Press 2018
    • Tendinosis and Chronic Pain: Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, CRC Press 2018
    • 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