Dr. David Rader, MD

Dr. David Rader, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. David Rader, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

833 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 202

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Tricare
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Dr. Rader's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rader performs Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Rader performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Thyroidectomy
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rader treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Rader treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Head and Neck Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rader performs Head and Neck Surgery more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Rader performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Rader's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Dr. David Rader attended Auburn University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He attended medical school at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. H...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1985
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Residency Hospital
1981
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1980
Auburn University
Undergraduate School
1985
1981
1980
1980

Awards

Dr. Rader's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rader

4.7

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
8.695652173913043%
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This Man is amazing, he removed my gallbladder and I have not had ANY issues, I was terrified about having it removed, but he put my mind at ease and after all said and done, I am thankful for the referral to him. I would recommend him to the world!!
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Dr. Rader is an excellent surgeon. He has wonderful bedside manner. He not only did my gallbladder surgery but also did my mom's double mastectomy 10 years ago. He thoroughly explains your procedure and recovery process and answers any questions or addresses any concerns you have thoroughly. ...Read More
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Wonderful experience. Would recommend Dr. Rader to anyone in search of a competent, caring, compassionate surgeon.
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
VIVA Health