Dr. David Nation, MD

Dr. David Nation, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. David Nation, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 2008 and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.

1010 W 40th St

Austin, TX 78756

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
more than 92% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nation does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Delaware
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Nation's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nation to family and friends
5 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 1

Dr. Nation's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Nation was so kind and caring with my husband as he underwent 3 aneurysm operations in less than 4 months. We can not thank him enough for all he's done to give our family extra time with him. You will hold a special place in our families heart forever.
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Dr. Nation helped with my husband’s aneurysm. He answered all of our questions and was so kind to my husband. I’ll never forget the service he and his staff provided to ensure my husband was well taken cared of.
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Dr. Nation cut a plug out of my carotid artery. He made it so that there was very little scarring, no loss of anything, and comfortable before and after surgery. For me, he made it an inconvenience rather that a scary, life altering event. GREAT DOCTOR!
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I've been a nurse for over40 years,so I have a considerable amount of time dealing with physicians. I want to say there are excellent surgeons you meet BUT they have a lowsy bedside manner. Dr Nation cared for my husband (also a nurse)until he died. He treated him with the utmost dignity and...more
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I would never refer anyone to Dr. Nation. He told me that he would do a certain procedure for a blood clot in my arm. We discussed it at length in his office. When he saw me at the hospital, he told me that he would not do the procedure which was a complete surprise to me, He offered no...more
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