Dr. David Coykendall, DO

Dr. David Coykendall, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. David Coykendall, DO is a general surgery specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

3370 Burns Rd Ste 100

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Ambetter
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 94% of peers
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more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Coykendall's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Coykendall "Dr. David Coykendall is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic and complex open hernia repairs. As a Florida native, Dr.Coykendall has returned to South Florida to practice his specialty. He has recently started a hernia center based out of Palm Beach Gardens. Dr.Coykendall has taken an active role in the Americas Hernia Society (AHS). He has now joined 253 other hernia surgeons in the country who prospectively gather data for the AHS Quality Collaborative. The goal of this organization is to improve outcomes for all hernia patients. By studying real time results and obtaining constant performance feedback, the society fulfills its mission of "providing the right operation for the right patient at the right time.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Coykendall "At Palm Beach General Surgery and Hernia Center, we provide comprehensive and compassionate individualized surgical care for each patient. We provide a concierge style surgical practice where patients can be seen on a same day or next day basis only by the surgeon, who is personally available 24/7."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Davidson College, Davidson, Nc
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Greenville Hospital System
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Greenville Hospital System
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Vagus nerve stimulation for the management of seizures in children: An eight year experience, Coykendall DS, Gauderer MW, Blouin RR and Morales A. Vol. 45, No. 7, p 1479-83,
  • Effects of Pharmacological treatment of repeated ethanol withdrawals on brief spindle episodes, Veatch LM, Coykendall DS, and Becker HC, 2000
  • Sensitization of electrographic (EEG) activity and behavioral seizures following repeated ethanol withdrawals in different mouse strains, Veatch LM, Coykendall DS, and Becker HC, 25 (1): 1077, 1999
  • Spindling (high-voltage activity) in the EEG of mouse strains after repeated withdrawal from chronic EtOH, Veatch LM, Coykendall DS, and Becker HC, 23:7a, 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coykendall's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coykendall to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Coykendall's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Coykendall Says:

Please call with questions or comments at any time, thank you. 


Patient Comments (4)

Dr. C performed surgery on my abdomen 2 months ago for what turned out to be 3 hernias along my old C-section scar. His passion and meticulous attention to detail throughout, as well as his patient care and manner was impressive and appreciated. I chose Dr. C for this surgery after a careful...more
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Excellent bedside manner! An amazing physician! I work in healthcare and I know a great doctor when I see one!
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Comfortable from consultation to surgery. Walked me through the whole process and was on my feet in no time. I would highly recommend Dr. Coykendall to others
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He has done surgeries related to my peritoneal dialysis. He is very knowledgable, caring, and down to earth. Has kept me and my family informed every step of the way. Will highly recommend him.
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