Dr. David Kitts, MD

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Dr. David Kitts, MD
Dr. David Kitts, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Davis, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Kitts is affiliated with Tahoe Forest Hospital and Eastern Plumas Health Care.

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Dr. Kitts' Care Philosophy

To provide comprehensive, state of the art surgical care to all patients in the North Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Portola and Reno areas.

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    Dr. Kitts' Care Philosophy

    To provide comprehensive, state of the art surgical care to all patients in the North Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Portola and Reno areas.

    Dr. Kitts' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Medical College Of Wisconsin

      Graduated in 1985

    • Internship Hospital
      UCLA Harbor Med Center

      Completed in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      UCLA Harbor Med Center

      Completed in 1991

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Edinburgh

      Completed in 2001

    • Undergraduate School
      Occidental College

      Graduated in 1978

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bowel Resection
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • 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
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • 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
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    • Wound Repair