Dr. Dave Pitcher is an orthopaedic oncologic surgeon at the University of Miami. He and his wife attend Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale. He is a member of the AAOS, the AOA, the Christian Medical and Dental Associations, the Southern Orthopaedic Association, and others. He is the author of "Making the Assist: Caring for Those with Cancer" (Thomas Nelson) and "After the Rapture: Passing the Torch" (Bridge-Logos).
He has contributed to more than 60 medical publications as well, many of which can be viewed at www.pubmed.gov.
Doctor Pitcher grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he attended Edison High School where he graduated in 1974. He completed a BS in biomedical chemistry at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa in 1978 and graduated from the charter class at ORU School of Medicine in 1982. He completed his orthopaedic training at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu and his Musculoskeletal Tumor Fellowship at MGH in Boston.
He is an Associate Professor at the University of Miami.