David Dong is a research coordinator at Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. He graduated cum laude from Johns Hopkins University in 2015. He has worked in research for over 5 years, ranging from laboratories in San Diego to clinical facilities in Houston. David has organized research projects extensively in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery. He has helped almost double the publication rate of the department since his arrival in 2017. His specialties include computer modeling and fitness analytics. He connects with patients to present opportunities to improve their care, from access to research in cutting-edge 7T MRI scans to enhanced recovery with new rehabilitation devices.