Dr. David Kays, MD

Dr. David Kays, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. David Kays, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pediatric surgery and critical care surgery.

2000 SW Archer Rd

Gainesville, FL 32608

Contact Information

(352) 265-8250

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Kays' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kays performs Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Kays performs this procedure more than 16% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kays treats Appendicitis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Kays treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kays performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kays performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kays' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagostomy
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Frenectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hodgkin's Disease
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Atresia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Osteosarcoma
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pyloric Stenosis
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Second-Degree Burns
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Still's Disease
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Kays, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pediatric surgery and critical care surgery.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

  • 1992
    Babies Hospital Columbia P&S
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    University Rochester
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1986
    University Rochester
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1985

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Dr. Kays' Reviews

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4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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