Dr. David Gelber, MD

Dr. David Gelber, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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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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Top Care Areas

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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 97% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Gelber's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gelber "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 is affiliated with many hospitals including Bayshore Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Hospital System, St. Luke's Patients Medical Center. Dr. David Gelber also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including General Surgeons of Pasadena PLLC. Dr. David Gelber accepts Medicare-approved amount as payment in full. Call (713) 944-2240 to request Dr. David Gelber Medicare information, advice, and payment info or simply to book an appointment. Surgeons operate, repair, or remove damaged or diseased tissue. General surgeons focus on the organs within the abdomen, including the stomach and colon. Many surgeons specialize on specific conditions or areas of the body, including vascular surgeons, neurosurgeons, thoracic and cardiac surgeons, plastic surgeons, colon and rectal surgeons, hand surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and pediatric surgeons."
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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

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61  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gelber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gelber's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gelber

4.8

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
84.61538461538461%
(11)
4 Stars
15.384615384615385%
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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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