Dr. David Kung, MD
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Dr. David Kung, MD

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Surgery | Male

Biography

Dr. David Kung, MD is a surgery doctor who practices in Elmira, NY. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 50 years. Dr. Kung is affiliated with Arnot Ogden Medical Center.

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Dr. Kung's Reviews

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Dr. Kung's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
Sayre, PA |
Had neck surgery over 15 yrs ago and had absolutely no pain and have been pain free since. My father, mother, and multiple friends and relatives have gone to him. Excellent surgeon.
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Dr. Kung's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Kung has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (10/21/2015)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Chemung County, NY
    • State: New York
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    National Defense Medical Center

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Triservice Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    Albany Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1976

    Brigham Hospital

    Completed in 1977

    Chldns Brigham Mass Genl Ho

    Completed in 1980

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Lahey Clin Fdn

    Completed in 1974

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities