Dr. David Kabithe, MD

Dr. David Kabithe, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. David Kabithe, MD is a general surgery specialist in Hopkinsville, KY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville-School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

1722 High St

Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Contact Information

(270) 885-8505

Insurance Accepted

  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • Health Net
  • Health Span
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Neighborhood Health Providers
  • Tricare

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 95% of peers
Dialysis Access Procedures
more than 77% of peers
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Kabithe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kabithe "Dr. Kabithe finds general surgery to be extremely rewarding. For him it provides an ideal balance of cognitive and procedural patient care. In addition to broad-based general surgery, Dr. Kabithe also performs dialysis access procedures and endoscopy. He was born in Georgetown, Kentucky and later spent part of his childhood growing up in Kenya, Africa. He practiced general surgery in Ohio for 12 years before moving to Hopkinsville in 2014 to be closer to family. Dr. Kabithe's wife, Tanisha, was born and raised in Cadiz, Kentucky and they have 3 children. He is a member of Virginia Street Baptist Church where he serves on the usher board."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kabithe "WELCOME to my practice! I am a board certified general surgeon. My philosophy towards patient care involves working as a team with you and other physicians to ensure the best outcomes. You will be the most important part of the TEAM. Your story is important to me and it will guide your care. I strive to use modern technology when it improves the quality of care to my patients leading to less pain from surgery and shorter hospital stays. My goal is your HEALTH."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

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56  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Georgetown College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Louisville-School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Case Western Reserve
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Case Western Reserve Univ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Case Western Reserve
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. David Kabithe, MD
I called his office soon as i got out of the er wednesday lady informed me office visits are m-w surgery t-f made appt for monday. They scheduled me for surgery Thursday. I had surgery yesterday he told my wife my hernia was bigger than expected and no wonder he was hurting so bad (baseball...Read More
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Josh in Trenton, ky – Apr 21, 2017
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After years of going to different doctors and not getting answers to my problem, Dr. Kabithe was able tof correctly diagnose the problem that I had been suffering from for years! Now I'm on my way to a healthier life...Awesome doctor!!!!
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Very Happy Patient in Hopkinsville, KY – Feb 11, 2017
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I was really impressed with him. I went in with a cyst and pain on wed and he performed surgery on me the next day. I could not have asked for a better or more nice and understanding surgeon. He also has an excellent nurse Cricket they are both great at there jobs and caring for patients
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Stephanie Godsey in DecatHopkinsville ky – Feb 10, 2017
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He did 8 surgery on me and still having problems with the first place a yr later. He is one of the worse doctor's I seen.
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Coleman in Hopkinsville, KY – Jan 10, 2017
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Dr. Kabithe was extremely knowledgeable about my husband's condition. In addition to his professionalism and skill, he was also very personable and caring. It's refreshing to have a surgeon who has exceptional skill and a personality to match! I'd highly recommend him!
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Love this surgeon! in Hopkinsville, Ky – Nov 22, 2016
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