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Dr. David Kays, MD

Pediatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Kays

Pediatric Specialty Clinic

2000 SW Archer Rd Gainesville, FL 32608

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Dr. David Kays, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pediatric surgery and critical care surgery.


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(352) 265-8250

Dr. Kays accepts the following insurance:

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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
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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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
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • 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
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 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 27 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
1990
University Rochester
Residency Hospital
1986
University Rochester
Internship Hospital
1985
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1990
1986
1985

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Dr. Kays' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kays

4.1

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