Dr. David Gelber, MD

Dr. David Gelber, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. David Gelber, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pasadena, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Gelber's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelber performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gelber performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelber performs Gallbladder Removal more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gelber performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelber treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gelber treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

Dr. Gelber's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vagotomy
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Dr. David Gelber, MD, is a General Surgery specialist in Pasadena, Texas. He attended and graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry in 1984, having over 34 years of diverse experience, especially in General Surgery. He ...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1984
    University of Rochester New York
    Medical School
    1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Gelber's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gelber

4.8

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
84.61538461538461%
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4 Stars
15.384615384615385%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Gelber's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Gelber has provided excellent surgical care. My first cancer surgery was in 2009. My outcome was good and maybe that is why my regard for Dr. Gelber's professionalism and surgical expertise was so high. At any rate, I was once again diagnosed with cancer in 2018. A new primary invasive...Read More
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Have had some medical issues in the past year and Dr. Gelber and staff have been very helpful and compassionate during my surgeries. Always sharing the procedures with detail and confidence. Would recommend him for all your surgical procedures. Great Doctor.
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Dr. Gelber has a relaxed yet confident manner which help me feel relaxed and confident. Two days post hernia surgery I feel great with minimal discomfort. Would I recommend Dr. Gelber? Of course.
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Went in for an inguinal hernia repair and Dr. Gelber did a great job of making me feel like it was no big deal. He doesn't waste a lot of time on small talk but gets right to the issues which I appreciated. He's a very competent surgeon and did a great job on mine. The staff was friendly and...Read More
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Dr Gelber takes care of my needs without hesitation. Very nice but quiet. The staff in the office are friendly .
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Humana
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